Boat Details

Seahorse is almost definitely the highest specification Hanse 588 ever built and delivered by the UK Hanse dealership in 2017.  Electric furling for the main, jib and genoa, larger 150hp engine option, generator, air conditioning, hardtop, full Flexiteek decks, hydraulic passarelle, bow and stern thruster....the list goes on.

If you are looking for a Hanse 588, or indeed any 55-60ft cruiser, Seahorse should be considered



LOA 17.20m
LWL 15.15m
Beam 5.20m
Draft 2.65m
Displacement 23,000 kg

Hull, Deck & Keel

  • Light grey gelcoat hull finish with white hull and water line stripes
  • Handlaid hull lamination with balsa core and epoxy based vinylester resins to outer layers
  • Handlaid deck lamination with balsa core and epoxy based vinylester resins to outer layers
  • Composite subframe structure bonded and laminated to hull for additional strength
  • L shaped iron keel - 2.65m draft
  • Rudder with solid sea water resistant aluminium stock and self aligning needle bearings
  • Flexiteek 2G decking to all deck and cockpit areas
  • Hard top with sliding canvas roof
  • Dinghy garage space with hydraulic door and recovery winch

Deck Equipment

  • 12v electric anchor winch with wired remote control
  • Warping drum on windlass
  • 2 x Lewmar manual winches
  • 2 x Lewmar electric winches
  • 2 x Spinlock Jammer banks
  • Antal halyard track system on mast
  • Electrically lowering cockpit tables to create sunbeds
  • Cockpit locker with gas strut support
  • Access steps to bathing platform from cockpit floor
  • Access to lazarette storage space
  • Windscreen
  • Composite steering wheels
  • Swissway hydraulic letterbox passarelle with remote control
  • Lewmar 40kg delta anchor with 60m chain
  • Stainless steel ladder to side gates

Interior & Accommodation

Seahorse boasts the upgraded oak interior with contrasting darker wood flooring to create a lovely light and bright interior space. Recently re-upholstered in light grey throughout, including new cockpit and sunbathing cushions.


  • Saloon seating to port side around dining table
  • Lowering saloon table to create day bed
  • Large LED on powered rise and fall system
  • Sofa seating on starboard side


  • Sought after island galley design
  • Seashell white Corian galley tops
  • Washing machine installation
  • Bosch extractor hood
  • Twin stainless steel drawer fridges
  • Stainless steel freezer drawer

Navigation Station

  • Large navigation station
  • Folding backrest to create navigation seat

Forward Cabin & Ensuite

  • Large island bed
  • Deluxe mattress upgrade
  • Extensive storage space
  • Dedicated shower cubicle on starboard side
  • Heads with fresh water flush electric loo upgrade on port side
  • Light grey carpet

Aft Cabins & bunk cabin

  • 2 x large double aft cabins
  • Deluxe mattress upgrade
  • Wardrobe and cupboard storage space
  • Twin bunk beds in 3rd aft cabin
  • Light grey carpet


  • Dedicated day heads/shower cubicle on starboard side
  • Freshwater flush electric loo

Navigation Equipment

  • B&G Zeus 12 chart plotters x 2 (larger screen upgrade)
  • B&G H5000 Multifunction displays x 4 in cockpit
  • B&G AIS Transponder
  • B&G VHF V50 & H50 handheld units
  • B&G GoFree wireless system
  • B&G Autopilot system with twin control panels
  • Simrad radar on mast

Machinery & Propulsion

  • Volvo D3-150 Upgrade (891 hours)
  • 4 Blade Flex-o-fold folding propellor
  • Bow thruster (retractable)
  • Stern Thruster (retractable)
  • Fisher Panda 10,000i generator
  • Air conditioning system throughout interior with individual controls
  • 12v Electric anchor windlass
  • Hydraulic passarelle in transom

Rig & Sails


  • Selden aluminium 3 spreader mast
  • Electric in mast furling
  • Electric self tacking jib furler
  • Electric genoa furler
  • Hydraulic backstay adjuster
  • Selden rod kicker vang


  • Elvstrom cruising laminate EMS main sail
  • Elvstrom cruising laminate self tacking jib
  • Elvstrom cruising laminate 140% genoa

Electrical Systems

  • 12v domestic power system
  • 230v shore power system
  • Additional 230v shore power feed for Air conditioning
  • 4 x 160ah domestic battery bank
  • 1 x 90ah engine start battery
  • 2 x 160ah battery bank for bow thruster
  • 2 x 160ah battery bank for stern thruster
  • Inverter charger 12v/2200w/100ah
  • Fisher Panda generator - 10,000i

Audio Visual

  • Fusion MS-AV750 Stereo headunit
  • Fusion iPod dock
  • 4 x internal cube speakers
  • 2 x cockpit speakers
  • Fusion cockpit remote control
  • LED flatscreen TV on rise and fall system
  • TV aerial at masthead

Plumbing & Tankage

  • Fresh water tank - 770 litres
  • Fuel tanks x 2 - 500 litres
  • Hot & Cold water system
  • Cockpit shower - hot and cold
  • Calorifier heated from immersion or engine
  • Washing machine

Canvas work

  • GRP Hardtop with integrated lights
  • Sliding canvas bimini
  • Canvas windscreen
  • Enclosure panels to close front of hard top to pillars
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Helm seat cushions
  • Coachroof sunbed cushions
  • Table covers
  • Winch covers

Safety Equipment

  • 2 x horseshoe and light set
  • Inflatable jonbuoy
  • Jonbuoy recovery module
  • Liferaft (may require service)
  • Jackstay lifelines

Additional Equipment

  • Winch handles
  • Fenders
  • Warps
  • Williams Minijet tender

Please Note:

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

General note on safety equipment: Any safety equipment such as life rafts, Epirbs, fire extinguishers and flares etc. are usually personal to the current owner(s) and if being left on-board as part of the sale of a used vessel may require routine servicing, replacement, or changing to meet a new owner's specific needs.

Whilst we make best effort to obtain documentation from Vendors it is advisable to check what is available before travelling to view or making an offer.

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Hamble Office

Tel: +44 23 8045 5714

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Chandlery Building,
Hamble Point Marina ,
GB, SO31 4NB

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