About SV Daybreak

Taswell 56 Bluewater Cruising Yacht

SV Daybreak

Daybreak is a Taswell 56, a Bill Dixon-designed fast ocean cruiser built by the famed Ta Shing shipyard in Tainan, Taiwan.  Sporting a 70-foot mast and featuring a beamy hull design and substantial construction, she was made to cross oceans quickly, safely, and in comfort.  At 56 feet in length, Daybreak offers plenty of amenities including air conditioning, microwave, and stove/oven. Daybreak can seat 8 comfortably in the cockpit and may be chartered for a total of 16 guests plus two crew.

The boat can comfortably sleep 4-6 in two double cabins and the main saloon, with two bathrooms and with hot showers. Additional amenities include


  • Swim platform and ladder for easy boarding
  • Non-slip teak decks
  • Sun cover for protection from sun and rain
  • 40-inch TV with DVD and streaming services when available
  • Stereo inside and out with Bluetooth and USB connections
  • Two standup paddleboards and swim noodles
  • Cockpit cushions and pillows
  • Hammocks
  • RIB with outboard engine for visiting shore