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2023 Galeon 560 FLY Review

If sophistication is what you want when it comes to your boat, then the 2023 Galeon 560 FLY may be the right choice for you. In this review of the 2023 Galeon 560 FLY, we will cover the basics of this boat and discuss the prominent features and specs so that you can learn more about whether this may be the right vessel for you.

Galeon Yachts states that the 560 FLY has both onboard features and designs traits that you will not find anywhere else. We have no reason to doubt that either. This boat is not only spectacular, but it will also take your breath away as soon as you land your eyes on it.

The exterior design with its playful and sporty features will quickly lock you in. As it moves across the surface of the water, its glazed hull, large windows, and futuristic look are sure to make anyone jealous.

While the exterior of the boat is enough to make you want to buy it, wait until you get a taste of the interior, accessories, and performance. There is nothing left to be desired when you choose the 2023 Galeon 560 FLY.

Below, we will delve deeper into what the 2023 Galeon 560 FLY has to offer you.

Interior and Accessories

When Galeon Yachts created the 560 FLY, their intention was to design a coastal cruiser that was considered a premium option with luxurious amenities offered onboard. We can say that they definitely accomplished this.

First is the cockpit area where, without a doubt, passengers will want to gather. This area is designed for the social scene, and you will find that there are two gates, one on each side, to allow passengers the ability to get on and off the boat. Seating in the cockpit starts with an L-shaped couch that surrounds a large pedestal table. Overhead, you will find that there is an extended flybridge that helps protect you from the sun and keep you out of the heat. There is a hatch located here in the deck that leads down into the engine room.

On both sides of the cockpit, you will find that there are balconies, both of which drop down. The balcony area at the port has decking that is see-through, which allows you to look at the water as you cruise along. Seating here includes dual swivel barstools that are nestled at a flip-up counter that is flush with the galley counter. A large sliding window is located here to allow for drinks and food to be passed seamlessly to your guests. Should you choose, safety rails can be installed here to add an additional layer of security and comfort.

The balcony area at starboard is a bit different than the area at the port. Here, you will find similar features, but this area is home to a dining table that includes an expandable leaf. The seating here is plush and includes hinges on the cushions that allow you to flip them down to look at the water as you eat and chat.

The 560 FLY does come with a swim platform. There is an option to upgrade to a hydraulic option. If you do choose the upgrade, the stairs are automatically deployed when the swim platform is lowered. Located at the transom is a bench seat that flips out to create a nice seating area for passengers aboard your ship.

There is a section on the boat that is accessed by a hatch lift at the transom end of the boat. Here, you will find twin berths. Within this area, there is a window, washer and dryer combo, and a microwave.

Two decks are located on this vessel, and one is to the port side and the other to the starboard side. Both of the decks measure 18 inches in width. For safety, a 36-inch railing is installed. At the bow, you will find a mid-point where social gathering can occur. Here, there are dual 74-inch sun pads along with bench seating. Passengers can chill and sip on a cold beverage as beverage holders are close by.

While on the boat, you will find stairs located on the port side and these stairs lead upwards to the flybridge. Here are chaise lounges and an L-shaped center designed for refreshments featuring a refrigerator, grill, and sink. An icemaker sits across from the L-shaped refreshment zone and there is plenty of storage all around.

The captain’s area is outfitted with a console that includes a compass that is center mounted for convenience. Two screens are located here as well and provide data to ensure a smooth and safe ride.

Additional features and amenities aboard the 2023 Galeon 560 FLY:

  • Large tables with leaf extensions
  • C-shaped seating
  • Optional hardtop
  • Waterproof artificial flooring
  • Oversized windows
  • LED lightning
  • Galley onboard
  • Corian counters
  • 4-burner induction cooktop
  • Full refrigerator
  • Dining table
  • Electronic shades
  • Air conditioning
  • Master stateroom on board
  • Master bathroom on board
  • VIP room and Guest room on board

Engine

The 2023 Galeon 560 FLY comes standard with two Volvo Penta D11 725 HP engines but can be upgraded to two Volvo Penta D13 900 HP engines. Each engine includes a straight shaft transmission, and they are diesel.

There is an engine room on board, and it is quite spacious, easy to access, and efficient. Located within the engine room are the battery switches and also the fuel filters. You will find the fuel tanks are mounted to the sides. A 17 kW generator is also included.

The 560 FLY has a cruising speed of 25 knots and a maximum speed of 30 knots.

Handling the 2023 Galeon 560 FLY is a breeze, but it is important to note that this is a heavy boat and it will handle as such, so this means you should not expect it to respond as quickly to turns and maneuvers as some other boats. Despite that, the boat handles nicely and should be pretty simple for anyone to maneuver around, especially with practice.

Pros

  • Plenty of space and storage on board
  • 3 staterooms, crew cabin, and two bathrooms
  • Many oversized windows
  • Many amenities and features along with upgrade options

Pricing and Specifications

When it comes to pricing, the 2023 Galeon 560 FLY does not have a listed MSRP on the manufacturer’s website. However, further research indicates that this boat starts at around $1.2 to $1.3 million base. Of course, any upgrades and additional features will add to the cost of the boat. To get an accurate quote, it is recommended that you contact a Galeon dealer.

2023 Galeon 560 FLY Specifications:

  • Length: 58 feet 6 inches
  • Hull Length: 53 feet 5 inches
  • Dry Weight: 60,894 pounds
  • Maximum Weight Load: 72,812 pounds
  • Height: 22 feet 6 inches
  • Fuel Capacity: 580 gallons
  • Water Capacity: 185 gallons
  • Cruising Speed: 25 knots
  • Maximum Speed: 30 knots

Warranty

Galeon provides a limited warranty with the purchase of a 2023 Galeon 560 FLY. The limited warranty includes three years on manufactured parts and components, two years on the gel coat, three years on installed components, 5 years for the engine, and 10 years structural on the hull. Two of the nice things about the warranty that Galeon provides is that the warranty is transferable and there is no deductible.

Final Thoughts

The 2023 Galeon 560 FLY is a beautiful boat and is a perfect choice for families and those who love to entertain. The boat is breathtaking both on the interior and exterior. The interior and rooms are spacious and designed with comfort in mind. If you are looking for possibly the perfect boat, check out the 2023 Galeon 560 FLY.

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