1998 Sea Ray 550 Sedan Bridge Description

Welcome aboard “Knottin’ Matters” a great example of a 1998 55’ Sea Ray Sedan Bridge. This model was manufactured by Sea Ray from 1992-1998 and was popular due to its roominess and versatility. The goal was to check all the boxes and make a sort of crossover between a flybridge cruiser and a sportfish.  She rides on a modified V hull design offering you good speed and ride performance but also giving you trawler like efficiency at 6-7 Knots. The cockpit is roomy, interior is best in class with large living spaces and a 3 stateroom 2 head layout, large flybridge and often overlooked well laid out engine room.  When you visit “Knottin’ Matters” you will notice some nice upgrades done to her such as seadeck flooring, beautiful Vinyl Plank flooring through the salon floor, updated A/C’s, updated Galley refrigeration etc. She is conveniently located in Fort Lauderdale, FL and her owners are ready for their next move.

1998 Sea Ray 550 Sedan Bridge Disclaimer

HMY Yacht Sales, Inc. is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by HMY Yacht Sales, Inc..

Knottin' Matters Specifications

Name: Knottin' Matters
Current Price: $149,000
Year: 1998
Engine Model: 6V-92
Length: 55 ft
Gross Weight: --
Hull Material: Fiberglass
State: FL
Draft: --
Fuel Capacity: --
Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Manufacturer: Detroit Diesel
Beam: 15 ft
Max Speed: --
City: Fort Lauderdale
Country: US

1998 Sea Ray 550 Sedan Bridge Vessel Overview

Key Features
  • Clean Interior, fresh soft goods
  • Seadeck Flooring exterior decks
  • Updated A/C’s
  • Updated Galley Refrigeration
  • Port Engine was Rebuilt 09/2016 (proof of documentation can be provided upon request)
Vessel Upgrades (2021-2023)
  • New washer dryer combo (Splendide)
  • Dinghy davit (removable)
  • Televisions 
  • Wine cooler
  • Refrigerator and freezer w/ icemaker in Galley
  • Air Conditioning condenser, air handlers, Cooling Pump
  • Exterior Soft Decking
  • Vulcan Anchor and chain
  • Stereo, GPS, VHF

The large salon features a 9' ultra suede L-shaped sofa, swivel Chair and accompanying cocktail table to starboard. Directly opposite the L-shaped sofa is the entertainment center equipped with TCL TV, Denon surround sound, 2 speakers, Intellian Antenna. The salon is equipped with AC/DC indirect lighting, Venetian blinds with drape trim, updated Vinyl Plank flooring and carpet thru-out.

  • The U-shaped gourmet galley (to starboard) is up four steps from the stateroom level. A starboard breakfast bar with stools provides natural separation from the main salon area.
  • Kenyon 3-burner electric stove top
  • NuTone blender station
  • Side-by-side refrigerator/ freezer
  • Magic Chef microwave oven
  • Isotherms 
  • Dry Bar

Accommodations include 3 staterooms for 6 adults plus a convertible dinette. Forward master stateroom has a centerline, island queen berth, large overhead hatch and 4 port lights. Private en-suite head includes shower stall with glass bi-fold doors, vaccuflush, tile flooring and plenty of storage. Moving aft is the VIP guest stateroom to starboard with double berth, cedar-lined hanging locker, desk/ vanity, and TV/ VCR center. The third stateroom is to port with upper and lower berths accompanied by the guest head with stall shower and vaccuflush head. The combination washer/ dryer is also located in this stateroom. 

Master Stateroom

  • Centerline Queen Size Bed w/ Innerspring Mattress, Pillows, Sheets, & Coordinated
  • Spread w/ Storage Below
  • Side Storage Shelves
  • Rope Locker Access
  • Vanity w/ Mirrors
  • Cedar Lined Hanging Locker w/ Mirror Door
  • Floor Storage Compartment

Master Head

  • Master Head/Shower
  • VacuFlush® Head
  • Molded Vanity w/ Sink, Mirror w/ Storage Below
  • Designer Faucet
  • Privacy Door
  • Power Vent
  • Acrylic Accessories/Handrails
  • Vanity Stool

VIP Stateroom

  • Full Size Bed w/ Pillows, Sheets, & Coordinated Spread w/ Storage Below
  • Color TV/VCR/Radio Combo w/ Antenna
  • Vanity w/ Mirrors
  • Cedar-Lined Hanging Locker
  • Hull Windows

Guest Stateroom

  • Color TV/VCR/Radio Combo w/ Antenna
  • Upper & Lower Bunks
  • Cedar-Lined Hanging Locker
  • Hull Windows
  • Washer Dryer Combination
  • Vanity w/ Sink & Storage Below
  • Designer Faucet
  • Mirrored Medicine Cabinet
  • VacuFlush® Head
  • Stall Shower
  • Hardtop
  • Bridge seating forward with L-shaped bench
  • Two swivel helm seats with bench seating behind
  • Overhead console
  • 24" Overhead hatch
  • Cruisair Comfort Control Systems Air Conditioning
  • Stainless Steel Bridge Safety Rails
  • Molded Fiberglass Bridge Access Steps w/ Storage
  • Burled Instrument Panels
  • Aluminum Framed Venturi Shield
  • Adjustable Captain's Chair (2)
  • Forward Curved Bench Seating w/ Forward Storage
  • Bridge Cockpit Courtesy Lights
  • Bridge Storage
  • Aft Bench Seat
  • 120V/60 Cycle) 12V Clarion AM/FM Sirius Stereo w/ Single CD Player, Amplifier, & 6 Speakers
  • Self-bailing fiberglass cockpit
  • Indirect cockpit lighting
  • Aft deck storage lockers
  • Molded deck access steps
  • Flush cockpit storage box/ Fish Box
  • Large lazarette
  • Transom door Dive Platform Cockpit Shower
  • Gas-Assisted Bilge Access Hatch
Deck and Hull
  • Fiberglass Hardtop on Flybridge
  • Air conditioned Flybridge
  • Snap on Helm/console Cover
  • Stainless steel Bow and safety rails
  • Lofrans Anchor Windlass
  • Molded Stairwell Cockpit to Flybridge
  • Navigation lights
  • Fresh water washdown
  • Docklines and Fenders
  • Corner Transom Bench Seats in cockpit Port and Starboard
  • Centerline Transom Door
  • Molded in integrated Swim Platform
  • Port and Starboard Boarding steps
  • Hot and Cold transom Shower
  • Transom Storage Lockers
  • Tan Cockpit Cover Aft Bridge to Transom 
  • Newer Electronics; Furuno MDF 12 GPS/PlotterFuruno GPS 330 Sensor/ Antenna Raymarine ST60 Plus Digital Depth
  • Raymarine Transducer BV744 VL, KVH Track VisionFuruno NAVNET 3D Chartplotter with 12.1 Display/3D Graphics 
    Simrad AP 28 Auto Pilot 
  • Vetus Bow Thruster
  • Clarion Satellite/Stereo on Bridge
  • Standard Horizon Matrix GX 2000 VHF Radio with Remote Hailer & Emergency Distress 
  • RCL 106 Twin Beam Remote Searchlight 
  • Furuno 48 Mile Radar
  • Raytheon Tridata Speed/Log/Temp 
  • Intellian SAT Entertainment System through entire boat 
  • TCL Flatscreen TV (Salon) 
  • Denon Surround sound System (Salon & Master)
  • Samsung 22" Flatscreen (Master Stateroom) 
  • Panasonic TV (Starboard side Guest stateroom)
Mechanical Equipment
  • (4) Zone Cruisaire Reverse Cycle Air conditioning/Heat 4 Units 12 Volt (AC) 24Volt and 12 Volt AC System
  • 15 KW Westerbeke Generator 
  • Cablemaster 240V/50 amp Automatic Retracting Shorepower cable
  • Cablemaster 110V/50 amp Automatic Retracting Showerpower cable
  • 6 batteries with Parallel switch
  • Automatic battery Chargers 12V & 24V (2013)
  • 24 Volt Automatic Oil Change system/Engines,Generator
  • 2 Bilge Blowers
  • Bennett Trim tab
  • Crossover fuel system
  • Dual Racor Filters
  • High water Alarm system
  • Hydraulic engine Controls
  • Fuel shut-off Valve
  • 2 Vaccu-Flush Heads with Holding Tank
  • Auto Halon Fire Extinguishing system 
  • Emergency Engine Stops 
  • Central vacuum system
  • Fresh water cooling engines and generator
  • Sea Strainers/ engines, Generator, Air conditioners
  • Automatic Bilge Pumps (2 in Bilge, 1 in Lazarette, 1 in FWD Cabin)
  • High Water Bilge Alarms w/ 2 Back-Up Bilge Pumps ( 1 in Bilge & 1 Forward)
  • Electric Bilge Blowers (2-24V)
  • Hydraulic Steering (Capilano® by Teleflex) 
  • Backlit Switch Panel w/ Weatherproof Rocker Switches, Circuit Breakers,
  • Indicator Lights & Dimmer Control
  • Twin Disc shift and throttle controls 
  • Custom SeaRay Backlit Instrumentation w/ Low-Glare Blue Night
    Lighting (24V)
  • Tachometers 2 
  • Oil Pressure Gauges 2 
  • Water Temperature Gauges 2 
  • Voltmeters 2 
  • Electric Fuel Gauges & Hour Meters (2 bridge & 1 in the bilge)
  • (2) Spare Props

Sea Ray Yachts

An iconic American brand for decades, Sea Ray was founded by Cornelius “Connie” Ray in 1959. Beginning with the production of fiberglass runabouts in Oxford, MI, Sea Ray’s steady growth during the1960s and 1970s is attributed to the powerful dealer network Ray established. Notably, Sea Ray was the first boat manufacturer to use fiberglass in production boats. By the 1980s, Ray had built Sea Ray into one of the world’s largest boatbuilders with models ranging from 17 to 60 feet. He sold the company in 1986 to Brunswick Corp. for $350 million dollars. By 2000, Sea Ray’s huge model lineup consisting of over 40 models placed the company at the top of the world’s pleasure boat builders.


In 2017, the Brunswick Corp. announced their intention to divest the Sea Ray line and place it up for sale. By July, 2018 — with no buyers in sight — Brunswick reconsidered their decision, opting instead to reinvent Sea Ray by shuttering the yacht and sport yacht segments and emphasizing outboard-powered models from 24 to 40 feet.

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