2012 Selene 56' 56WB PH "Spyhop II"

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56' Selene 2012 "Spyhop II"


SPYHOP II is the second Selene the seller has built and incorporates many features that only an experienced yachtsman would consider. With her "Next Generation" hull, SPYHOP II efficient and economical to cruise. She is well maintained and cared for - and it shows. An examination of the detailed descriptions below will reveal the most impressive inventory of features.

Atlantic Yacht & Ship, Inc. is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Luke Brown Yachts. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel

Full Details

SPYHOP II welcomes all aboard from side gates port and starboard or alternatively, from her large swim platform through a transom door from the integral swim platform with built-in boarding ladder. Staples on the swim platform provide safe and convenient boarding from a dink or kayaks. Folding cleats help to secure same. In addition, there is a high gate on the starboard side at the Portuguese bridge for those times when there is a high dock and low water.

A large lazarette lies beneath the aft deck. From the aft deck a Diamond Sea-Glaze Dutch door open directly into the salon.

In the cockpit, which is fully protected by the bridge deck overhead, there is plenty of room to relax on chairs and to set up for entertaining. The cockpit and side decks are teak.

Eight fender holders allow for rigging without running lines over to the teak caprail. The caprail is finished with Awlclear and is dazzling. A fresh water hot/cold shower is within the cockpit as is a salt and fresh water wash down.


As you board SPYHOP II, the cockpit (which can be enclosed with Phifertex screens) holds a storage cabinet with varnished teak trim is forward on the port side of the cockpit. Within the cabinet is a Raritan icemaker and a fresh water sink. There is a door at the transom to the integral swim platform.

Gates port & starboard for boarding with handrail overhead to grip for safety and convenience.

A Scandvik transom shower with hot and cold fresh water is recessed in the transom as are fresh and raw water wash downs.


SPYHOP II's salon is spacious and comfortable, owing to the wide body design. All interior wood work is light teak giving brightness and a sophisticated hue to all spaces.

A large L-shaped settee is to port and a second settee to starboard. Cabinetry on both sides provides significant storage and display space. A power-lifted 40" Samsung TV is driven by over the air or by the Intellain 6-Satellite system.

Blinds shield the interior from sun, or pen things up for unobstructed enjoyment of the world going by outside.

A hatch in the sole immediately into the salon leads to the Commissary, a full width, 4' deep storage with a Grunert freezer, plus cabinets and drawers for longer term storage.

To starboard forward are stairs leading down to the master stateroom and the engine room.

  • Storage underneath the settee
  • Hi-lo fold-up dining table
  • (2) Small stools with storage within for dining
  • (4) Hella fans
  • Entertainment center for TV and sound system
  • Emergency hatch to engine room
  • Cantalupi LED dome lights
  • Cabin reading light
  • Diamond/Sea-Glaze Dutch door for salon entrance
  • Teak overhead grab rail
  • Blinds
  • Self-lock window stopper
  • (3) No-See-Um screens for upper part of Dutch door


SPYHOP II's galley is forward to port of the salon. It has been expanded by about 6" fore and aft to create space when more than one chef is at work.

Included is a Summit commercial grade refrigerator/freezer with icemaker, a pantry with roll-out shelves, and trash compactor. There are many drawers and cabinets beneath the granite counter tops as well as overhead.

Opposite the galley on the starboard side is additional cabinetry with drawers and lockers.

  • Granite counter top with integral bar
  • Jabsco 24V DC dia. 3" electric exhaust fan above stove
  • Force-10 4-burner propane stove with alarm monitor panel set
  • GE Profile microwave/convection oven with built-in exhaust
  • Summit refrigerator/freezer with icemaker
  • Broan trash compactor
  • Remote for watermaker control
  • Custom cabinets with automatic LED lighting
  • Overhang cabinet with wine glass storage
  • Grohe single lever swivel type faucet
  • Stainless-steel #316 double sink
  • Drawers and storage lockers under counter
  • LED lighting


The pilothouse is the command and social center of the yacht. Extensive electronics are detailed in a separate section below. In summary, though, here are some features:

  • Helm station with instrument panels
  • Upper console box above steering station
  • Electronic engine control system
  • Llebroc helm chair
  • 240V / 120V /24V Power management panel
  • L-shaped settee with table providing a near panoramic view
  • Diamond / Sea Glaze Dutch doors for port and starboard side
  • Sliding chart table with drawer
  • Custom shelving and 2 chart drawers behind hi-seat
  • Dedicated teak stair from pilothouse to flybridge
  • Cantalupi LED dome lights
  • Cantalupi LED step lights
  • Daniel Smith chart lights
  • (3) No-See-Ums screens for upper half of Dutch doors
  • LED Cabin reading lights
  • Teak overhead grab rails


The flybridge, accessed via a companionway directly from the pilothouse for safety and convenience, has two Llebroc helm seats forward at the console with an L-shaped seating area aft to port. To starboard are the bar, sink, and BBQ. There is a large deck area aft with dinghy and davit.

Other features include:

  • Hardtop - enclosed transparent 4 U 2 C plastic screens new 2016
  • Electronics mast hinged to permit clearance on Great Loop, Erie Canal
  • (2) Llebroc helm seats
  • L-shaped seating with table
  • Tundra T18 Small refrigerator
  • Teak decking covering helm / entertainment area
  • Magma built-in BBQ with separate propane supply
  • Stainless-steel sink
  • Storage cabinet behind settee 2x20# propane tanks for galley
  • Danforth 5" compass
  • MarQuipt 1500# hydraulic davit with extendable boom
  • Novurania 430 (14') RIB mounted on chocks with tie downs plus Garmin chart plotter and ICOM VHF, charger
  • Yamaha 60-hp 4-cycle outboard
  • Zodiac life raft
  • Lifesling

Master Stateroom

SPYHOP II's master stateroom is accessed from the hallway at the bottom of the stairs descending from the pilothouse or from the stairs descending from the salon / galley. Hanging lockers are cedar-lines and internally illuminated.

  • Queen-size berth with custom 6" foam mattress
  • Hydraulic lift to facilitate access to extensive storage beneath berth
  • Side cabinets and bureau drawers
  • Cedar-lined wardrobe with automatic light
  • TV cabinet with 26" Samsung TV, DVD player
  • Wood veneer counter top
  • LED Cantalupi reading lights and dome lights
  • Mirror with teak frame above headboard
  • Manship stainless-steel #316 opening port lights

Master Head

The ensuite head is fully found:

  • Tecma 24V DC fresh water toilet
  • Jabsco 24V DC 3" exhaust fan
  • LED Cantalupi dome lights
  • Formica finish head lining and FRP bulkhead
  • Granite counter top and back splash
  • Vanity unit with integrated wash basin
  • Tempered clear glass sliding shower door
  • Mirror with teak frame
  • Grohe single lever hot / cold water shower faucet
  • Medicine cabinet
  • Shower room with teak removable grate panel
  • Granite floor
  • Manship stainless-steel #316 opening port lights

VIP Stateroom

  • Queen-size berth with 5" foam mattress
  • Front and side cabinets
  • (2) Cedar-lined hanging lockers with automatic lighting
  • Wood counter top
  • Cabin reading lights
  • Cantalupi dome lights
  • Windline telescope escape ladder
  • Manship stainless-steel #316 hatch with slide-out screen or alternatively opaque cover
  • Manship stainless--steel #316 opening port lights


  • Next Generation hull for improved efficiency, performance, and engine room headroom
  • Wide Body design
  • Cook gelcoat for hull, deck, superstructure, and non-skid
  • Vinylester resin for the first 5 layers lamination
  • Bi-axis uni-direction stitched roving
  • Divinycell core sandwich structure for hull side shell and superstructure
  • Longitudinal stringers and transverse frames system
  • (5) Watertight bulkheads (chain locker, forward engine room, after engine room, lazarette)
  • Hull and deck joint sealed by glue, bolted, and laminated with mat and woven roving
  • Integral swim platform with extended hull underneath
  • Recessed bow thruster tunnel
  • Integral FRP stern thruster casing
  • Integral full protected keel and rudder shoe


  • Manship stainless-steel #316 opening port lights with safety covers
  • Manship stainless-steel #316 hatches for pilothouse and forward stateroom
  • Diamond / Sea-Glaze Dutch doors for pilothouse port and starboard, salon and engine room entrance
  • Taco stainless-steel #316 solid upper and lower dual fender rails
  • Oceanair hatch shade with insert screen
  • Stainless-steel #316 hand rail for fore deck and dinghy deck
  • Stainless-steel #316 telescope swim ladder
  • Stainless steel #316 dia 2-1/2" aft deck overhang support posts
  • Stainless-steel window frames
  • Teak cap rail for side deck, aft deck, and Portuguese bridge - all with covers
  • Stainless-steel #316 bow and stern flag pole socket
  • Teak burgee and flag staffs
  • Freeing port for fore, side, and aft deck
  • Molded inlay pattern non-skid on foredeck, flybridge decks, and swim platform
  • Portuguese bridge access gate to fore deck
  • After deck side gates
  • Transom gate swings out
  • Storage lockers inside Portuguese bridge
  • Stainless-steel #316 self-lock type exterior gate handles
  • Cantalupi exterior dome light
  • Cantalupi exterior courtesy lights
  • Internal settee with cushion molded into front of Portuguese bridge
  • International anti-fouling bottom paint (tin free)
  • International Gelshield primer coating
  • Awlgrip boot top

VIP / Day Head

The head is located at the bottom of the stairs descending from the pilothouse. It serves the VIP stateroom and the third stateroom as well as a day head. Included are:

  • Tecma 24V DC fresh water toilet
  • Shower room with teak removable grating panel
  • LED Cantalupi dome lights
  • Tempered clear glass sliding shower clear door
  • Granite topped vanity unit with integral wash basin
  • Grohe single lever hot and cold shower faucet
  • Granite floor
  • Mirror with teak frame

Third Stateroom

The third stateroom serves to accommodate more guests as well as serving as a small office / work station.

  • (2) Hi-lo berths
  • 4" Foam mattress for each berth
  • Hanging lockers with automatic light
  • Overhead cabinet
  • Alcove for wi-fi enabled printer
  • Bookshelves
  • Overhead cabinet at port side
  • Cabin reading lights
  • LED Cantalupi dome lights

Navigation, Communication, and Entertainment Electronics

SPYHOP II is as state-of-the-art as it gets.

Navigation, safety ,and supplemental electronics:

  • (2) Garmin 7215 color touch screen displays for charting, depth, and radar in pilothouse
  • Garmin radar - open array HD 72-mile
  • Garmin radar - closed array in 18" dome
  • Garmin 7215 color touch screen display on flybridge
  • (2) Garmin GM10 displays for custom presentation of wind, temps, etc., in pilothouse
  • Cummins digital engine monitor
  • Cummins analog-style engine instruments in pilothouse overhead
  • Simrad AP70 autopilot with remote in pilothouse
  • Simrad AP70 autopilot control head on flybridge
  • ICOM IC-M604 VHF with Command Mic on flybridge
  • Garmin AIS (A) transmit and receive
  • Mastervolt monitor for all battery banks
  • Outback Solar Panel / control in Pilothouse
  • GOST Phantom security system with Nav Tracker
  • XM weather receiver
  • Aft-facing CCTC color camera
  • 2-Color CCTV color camera
  • (5) Bilge pump counters in pilothouse

Entertainment and Communications:

  • Intellian 6 stabilized digital TV dome capable of North, South, and Central America
  • Air TV HD antenna
  • Cell phone booster
  • WiFi booster
  • Crestron Adagio stereo sound system covering flybridge, pilothouse, salon, master stateroom, and cockpit
  • Samsung 40" TV in salon on rise-up mount
  • Samsung 26" TV in master stateroom
  • Blu Ray DVD player
  • Sirius XM receiver
  • CD player

Propulsion Systems

Some would say the engine and mechanical systems are over-engineered, but they provide for reliable service for all they are required to do.

  • Single Cummins QSL9 405 hp @ 2100 RPM, 3,660 hrs.
  • Maintained per manufacturer specs
  • Keypower hydraulic get home driving main shaft off 20 kW genset
  • Electronic engine control system in pilothouse, flybridge, and the port and starboard wing stations
  • Deluxe engine panel with complete instrumentation and alarms
  • Engine overheat and low oil pressure alarm
  • Aqua #22 propeller shaft
  • Dripless shaft seal
  • Faster Nibral 4-blade propeller
  • Jabsco 24V DC 4" engine room blowers
  • (2) Delta-T exhaust fans in engine room
  • FRP drip pan under engine
  • Hydraulift FRP wet box muffler
  • Full protected FRP rudder with stainless-steel #316 rudder shaft
  • Stainless-steel #316 pillars in engine room
  • Expanded LED lighting for engine room, commissary, and lazarette
  • Watertight door from master stateroom to engine room
  • 3" Soundown engine room sound insulation system including damping tile

Mechanical Systems

For comfort, safety, and convenience, the yacht has been built to owner specifications based on his experience and knowledge having owned a Selene 47 / 49 in the past. Here are a few of them:

  • Sea Recovery 450 gpd Watermaker
  • Asko full-size washer and dryer
  • Raritan icemaker in cockpit galley
  • Glendinning Cablemaster with remote and 75' of cable
  • Salon TV raise and lower with remote
  • Keypower 9 s.f. hydraulic stabilizers
  • Keypower hydraulic get home system
  • Side-Power 15 hp thrusters variable speed at both bow and stern
  • Cruisair reverse cycle HVAC: 36,000 BTU in pilothouse / salon, 30,000 BTU in staterooms, 12,000 BTU in pilothouse

AC Electrical Systems

Power to the yacht's systems that require either 240V AC or 120V AC is provided by either shore power, SPYHOP II's powerful 20 kW genset, or her 4 kW Mastervolt inverter.

  • Northern Lights 20 kW generator (1,833 hrs.) with sound shield, muffler, and remote start switch panel located in pilothouse, including dedicated 120-amp/hr starting battery in FRP box with lid
  • Balmar hi-output170-amp engine alternator
  • Mastervolt 120V / 240V AC battery charger system
  • Mastervolt 4 kW inverter
  • Newmar integrated galvanic isolator
  • Asko separate full-size washer / dryer
  • Grunert 120V / 230V AC holding plate freezer in commissary
  • Torrid 20-gallons 120V / 240V AC dual heating source hot water heater
  • Marinco 120V / 240V 60 hz, 50-amp shore power inlets
  • Hubbell AC outlets throughout the boat, and GFCI in head and flybridge
  • Blue Seas AC / DC control panel with polarity indicator lights, appropriate switches, digital meters and breakers
  • Copper bonding strap with ground cable attachment for each fitting

DC Electrical Systems

DC power for the ships electronics, lighting, refrigeration, and many other demands is provided by several banks of batteries - namely the house bank, the thruster batteries, the genset start battery, and the engine start battery. A combiner permits connecting all into one huge battery if required.

Interestingly, an array of 4-235W solar panels atop the pilothouse continuously charge the house bank, even on all but the darkest days. It is monitored on controls in the pilothouse.

  • 24V DC system
  • House bank upgraded to 2000 AH
  • Lifeline AGM house and thruster batteries in 2016
  • LED interior and Nav lights
  • Maxwell HWC 2200 windlass with up / down switches at foredeck and each helm stations
  • Rear-facing floodlights on flybridge
  • Kahlenberg air horn
  • Exalto 24V DC full, variable speed, and intermittent electric wipers for 3 front windshields including fresh water wash
  • Johnson 24V DC automatic water pressure pump with accumulator tank
  • Rule sump pumps with Ultra float switches
  • Vision AGM deep cycle batteries for house service, engine and generator starting

Fuel Systems

Of course, fuel is the life blood of any vessel. SPYHOP II holds a total capacity of 1,500 US gallons in two FRP fuel tanks with internal baffles, sumps, balancing lines, inspection ports and plates. an intuitive manifold system permits the captain to select either tank or both for supply, and to return to either tank or both. Cleanliness of fuel is critical so included is:

  • Racor 75 / 1000 Max dual filter / water separator for main engine
  • Racor 900MA fuel filter / water separator for generator
  • ESI fuel polishing system
  • Racor USCG and CE certified fuel line hose
  • Parker ball valve for fuel system
  • Electric fuel gauge
  • Commercial grade Magnetic fuel sight gauge for each fuel tank
  • Fuel management system
  • Reverso oil change pump

Plumbing Systems

Both fresh and raw water systems on SPYHOP II are well designed and arranged. Here is an inventory of them. CAD drawings on request document their layout.

  • (2) FRP water tanks with shut off valve, total capacity 400 US gallons
  • (1) FRP holding tank with Y-valve an Jabsco macerator pump, deck discharge outlet and remote full display panel in master head, total capacity 120 US gallons
  • Watermaker
  • Fresh and raw water bibs at bow and in cockpit
  • Headhunter Stingray raw water pump with large 1" lines throughout
  • Headhunter Mach 5 fresh water pump with large 1" lines throughout
  • Electric water gauge
  • P-Tex water lines
  • Seacocks on all through-hull fittings with double hose clamps
  • Bronze basket type internal sea water strainer for main engine
  • Rule electric bilge pumps in both master and guest head
  • Status panel with warning signal in helm station to warm of bilge pump operation

Deck, Ground Tackle, and Exterior

SPYHOP II is prepared to safely tie up, anchor, and otherwise be comfortable whether cruising or not underway.

  • All windows are stainless-steel framed
  • Phifertex screens for all pilothouse windows
  • (4) staples on swim platform
  • (2) Cleats on swim platform
  • Selene fender hangers - 4 per side
  • Maxwell 2200 windlass
  • Rode counter in pilothouse
  • 50kg Stainless-steel Ultra anchor
  • 45kg Stainless-steel Bruce anchor
  • Fenders


  • New carpet in salon (May 2018)
  • New window treatments in salon (Jan 2019)


Owner's personal property including

  • Galley utensils, cutlery, cookware, plates, etc.
  • Artwork
  • Clothes
  • SUP, fishing gear, (2) folding bikes, snorkel gear
  • Tools