Arthur DeFever designed several "Performance Offshore Cruiser" models of which the flush deck 53 POC proved the most popular. This rugged semi-displacement DeFever cruising yacht was designed to meet the market demand for higher speeds. The galley-up teak interior has the salon, pilothouse, and aft deck all on a single level.
3208 Caterpillars - 2652 hrs. since major overhaul in 2003 (both engines were removed from boat for overhaul). At this time a new Onan 9 kw generator was installed and the Onan 15 kw had the engine rebuilt and now has approx. 1800 hrs.
Vetus 24v Bow and Stern Thrusters
Naiad Multisea II Stabilizers
Yacht exterior and all 3 heads were repainted in 2004 with Awlgrip
All windows were resealed in 2004
2013 Rendova RIB w/40 hp Yamaha
2017 Service includes the following work:
4 months in yard
Swim platform rebuilt
Bottom job again in January 2021
Main engine Hull screen strainers installed and engine room strainers replaced
Complete running gear remove & replaced or repaired as necessary ( shafts, struts, cutlass bearings, stuffing boxes, props serviced, and engine alignment)
Replaced 6 thru hull units
Installed new Intellian I-4 Satellite system w/ 3 receivers
Replaced 20 AGM 12 volt batteries
The listing Broker for this vessel is Darrell Cottle, CPYB. He can be reached directly on his cell phone at 713-385-5567 or email Darrell@SeaLakeYachtsllc.com for any additional information, to arrange a tour or to make an offer.
Contact Listing Broker For More Information
DARRELL COTTLE, CPYB
Please contact Darrell Cottle at 281-549-4724
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
All That Jazz
LOA: 53 ft 0 in
Beam: 16 ft 6 in
Maximum Draft: 4 ft 8 in
Dry Weight: 55000 lbs
Number of single berths: 2
Number of double berths: 2
Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 3
Main salon, galley, and pilot house are all on the same level.
Double door access from aft deck or enter from the Wheel House
Digital temperature control
L shaped settee, large granite dinning table, couch with storage to stbd fwd, two large recliners, flat screen TV connected to satellite receiver, and private staircase to owner's stateroom in aft stbd
Wet bar in stbd aft corner with Raritan ice maker
Galley counters are Black Galaxy granite
Stainless stools provide seating at the bar
Appliances include a black Kenmore Elite side by side refrigerator freezer, black ceramic cook top stove, black Whirlpool self-cleaning oven, black Frigidaire dishwasher, and an LG Microwave.
A beautiful stainless sink and custom faucet
Abundant storage in cabinets and under counter
Black granite counters
3 Person bench seating with removable table
Nobeltec Computer navigation system
Nauticomp video display with radar
Raymarine ST60 Depth
Furuno 64- mile Radar
Furuno GPS navigator
Furuno Navnet control panel
Naiad Multisea II Stabilizers controller
Bow & Stern Thruster controller
Digital air conditioner control
Magna Inverted control panel
Glendinning engine synchronizer
Port and Stbd helm doors giving access to side decks
Engine Room and Electrical
Engine room is below salon and forward of the owners stateroom Access to the engine room is via the stairway from the main salon. Both Caterpillar 3208 375 hp. main engines were removed from the yacht in 2003 and rebuilt. At the same time a new Onan 9 kw generator was installed and the engine was rebuilt on the Onan 15 kw.
Onan 9 KW model 9MDKAV-1950 (approx. 929 hrs.)
Onan 15 KW model 15.0MDL3-3CR/1A (approx. 1803 hrs. since overhaul)
Main engines have approx. 2652 hrs. since major overhaul
100 amp alternators 2009
Dual Racor fuel filters w/ vacuum gauges per main engine and single Racor w/vac gauge each gen.
Twin Disk model MG-507 ratio 2.54:1
2" SS shafts
26 x 25 four-blade bronze propellers
SS spade rudders
20 12 v batteries located in engine room, under fwd stateroom berth (2 for Vetus 24v bow thruster), and under master stateroom berth (2 for Vetus 24v stern thruster).
Battery chargers - Newmar PT-40CE, Guest 10 amp, Magunm inverter , and two ProSport 20 amp
4 painted steel diesel fuel tanks - 1000 gal. total
2 Stainless Steel water tanks - 400 gal. total
Naiad model 525 Stabilizers
Supra Washer Dryer Combo 2006
Sink and workbench
Oil change system
Glendinning Power cord retraction system
Glendinning engine synchronizer
Seafire Halon Fire Suppression
Three electric automatic bilge pumps and 3 electric automatic shower sump pumps
Deck & Hull
20" wide side decks allow for full walk-around with an overhang over the full length of the cabin
All windows were resealed in 2004 when the yacht was painted
Forward and aft boarding stations on either side deck with attachments for the Marquipt Sea Stairs (stored on bow rail) or the boarding ladder for floating docks (stored on aft deck)
Nilsson anchor windlass
Delta plow anchor with approx. 150' of 3/8 chain
Large 110 volt freezer on aft deck
Chairs and table on aft deck
Transom door and ladder gives access to recently refurbished fiberglass swim platform
Shore power connections are located on port hull mid-ship and bow bench.
Fresh Bottom Job in January 2021 (see Photos)
Rudders repacked 2021
Stairs in Pilot House lead up to Flybridge
Flybridge has same electronics and controls as Pilot House
Some electronics are mounted on a flip-out platform. When not in use, electronics stay out of sight and protected from the elements.
Stidd captain chair
L-shaped bench and separate forward facing bench both with cushions for passengers
Helm and seating areas covered for protection
Hinged radar arch can be lowered for more clearance
For lounging on the open deck there is an oval table, 4 chairs, and large umbrella all made with PVC and weather resistant canvas.
Stainless railing surrounding the bridge area
Rendova rigid bottom Inflatable dinghy with 40 hp Yamaha 4 stroke outboard rests on chocks at the back edge of the flybridge.
120 volt Stainless Steel tender davit
New Bemini in 2021
Access to master is via stairway in stbd aft corner of main salon.
Digital climate control
Center-line berth w/port and stbd side tables
Storage lockers to port
Flat screen TV w/satellite receiver
3-place couch and vanity to port
Ensuite head - black granite counters, large shower stall with teak seat and dark Plexiglas door, and recent Dometic electric vacuflush Toilet.
Head has been painted with Awigrip
VIP and guest staterooms are forward via stairway from Wheel house.
VIP berth is Midships mounted athwartships and guest quarters is forward in fore peak
VIP and guest quarters have individual digital climate controls
Both rooms have ensuite heads with granite countertops and recent Dometic electric vacuflush tiolets
VIP stateroom has flatsceeen TV with satellite receiver
Installed Intellian I-4 Satellite system plus three receivers
Items not included in the sale
Pelican statutes and lamps in salon
Sailboat painting in VIP stateroom
Fishing rods and associated items
Other personal artwork and tools to be identified at a later date
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.