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Used Defever Performance Offshore Cruiser Aft Cabin Boat For Sale 79 pictures

Boat Description

Stabilized 1988 53 DeFever Performance Offshore Cruiser

Solemar is a 1988 53 DeFever with 3 staterooms and 3 ensuite heads (Each with an enclosed shower), stand-up engine room, stabilizers, bow thruster, 3000 watt inverter, internal stairs to the flybridge from the pilothouse, updated interior and a full beam master stateroom aft. With her hinged arch, she is Great Loop capable and with her stabilizers and fuel capacity, she is also a Bluewater cruising candidate.

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name
Solemar

Specs
Designer: Arthur DeFever
Flag of Registry: United States

Dimensions
LOA: 53 ft 0 in
Beam: 16 ft 6 in
Minimum Draft: 4 ft 8 in
Maximum Draft: 4 ft 8 in
Displacement: 55000 lbs Half Load

Engines
Total Power: 750 HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Caterpillar
Engine Model: 3208TA
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Port
Engine Hours: 4185
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 375 HP
Engine 2:
Engine Brand: Caterpillar
Engine Model: 3208
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Starboard
Engine Hours: 4203
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 375 HP

Cruising Speed: 8 knots
Maximum Speed: 15 knots

Tanks
Fresh Water Tanks: Stainless steel (400 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (800 Gallons)
Holding Tanks: Plastic (40 Gallons)

Accommodations
Number of single berths: 2
Number of double berths: 2
Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 3

Outside Equipment/Extras
Electric windlass

53' DeFever Overview

Stabilized 1988 53 DeFever Performance Offshore Cruiser

Solemar is a 1988 53 DeFever with 3 staterooms and 3 ensuite heads (Each with an enclosed shower), stand-up engine room, stabilizers, bow thruster, 3000 watt inverter, internal stairs to the flybridge from the pilothouse, updated interior and a full beam master stateroom aft. With her hinged arch, she is Great Loop capable and with her stabilizers and fuel capacity, she is also a Bluewater cruising candidate.

53' DeFever Vessel Walkthrough

Entering the salon through the double teak glass aft doors from the covered aftdeck, you will find cabinetry, shelves and TV starboard aft, stairs to the master stateroom and engine room to starboard, desk starboard forward, a sofa/recliner, lounge chair and end tables port aft, a wine cooler, benchseat and the galley port forward. Walk forward into the pilothouse and you have a side deck access door on each side, stairs to the flybridge starboard aft and stairs down to the guest staterooms starboard forward. All interior and aftdeck cushions were new in 2015.

53' DeFever Accommodations

The full beam master stateroom is aft with a centerline queen size berth and ensuite head. The mid guest stateroom is amidships and offers a queen size berth and ensuite head. The forward guest stateroom offers a v-berth and ensuite head.

53' DeFever Salon

The salon offers large, opening side windows with custom shades and double teak glass doors aft for plenty of natural light. There is a storage cabinet, TV and shelves starboard aft, stairs to the master stateroom and engine room to starboard, a desk starboard forward. A sofa with 2 recliners (2014) and end tables to port, lounge chair (2014) port aft and a wine cooler and benchseat port forward. There are also Hunter Douglas blinds (2014) and a teak parquet sole.

53' DeFever Galley

The galley is located port forward in the salon.

- Whirlpool side by side refrigerator/freezer with an ice/water dispenser in the door (2007)

- Whirlpool microwave oven (2014)

- Whirlpool trash compactor (2007)

- Whirlpool dishwasher (2007)

- Whirlpool Accubake 4-burner electric ceramic cooktop and oven (2014)

- Corian countertop

- Double stainless steel sinks

- Storage cabinets and drawers

- Vinotemp wine cooler in the salon (2007)

- U-Line icemaker in the pilothouse

- Magma stainless steel BBQ grill on the flybridge

53' DeFever Dining

Dining space is available at the flybridge and aftdeck tables.

53' DeFever Master Stateroom

The full beam master stateroom aft offers a centerline queen size berth with a memory foam mattress (2009), nightstands, reading lights, two transom hatches, six portlights with custom curtains, hanging lockers, storage cabinets and drawers, shelves, a vanity/desk and benchseat to port, teak parquet sole and an ensuite head with enclosed shower.

53' DeFever Mid Guest Stateroom

The mid guest stateroom is amidships and offers a queen size berth, nightstand, reading lights, two portlights with custom curtains, storage drawers and cabinets, hanging locker, vanity/desk and mirrors starboard aft, teak parquet sole and ensuite head with enclosed shower.

53' DeFever Forward Guest Stateroom

The forward guest stateroom offers a v-berth, overhead hatch, three portlights with custom curtains, reading lights, teak parquet sole, vanity/desk with a mirror, hanging locker, storage cabinet, shelf and ensuite head with enclosed shower.

53' DeFever Laundry

- Whirlpool washer and dryer (2007)

53' DeFever Pilothouse

The pilothouse offers a full helm forward with storage underneath, a built-in benchseat aft, stairs to the flybridge starboard aft, side deck access doors on each side, chart table and drawers and teak parquet sole.

53' DeFever Flybridge

The flybridge offers a bimini fore and aft, hinged arch, Eisenglass enclosure forward, wrap-around seating with storage underneath to port, a built-in benchseat to starboard and benchseats facing aft on both sides with storage underneath, helm seat, deck storage box, Magma stainless steel BBQ grill, exterior carpet over non-skid deck and internal stairs down to the pilothouse.

53' DeFever Aftdeck

The covered aftdeck offers an Eisenglass enclosure, hardtop, exterior carpet over non-skid deck, wicker deck furniture, benchseat with storage, hi/lo marble teak table, same level access to each side deck, transom door, stainless steel ladder to the teak swimplatform and fresh water hot/cold shower on the swimplatform.

53' DeFever Audio/Visual Equipment

- KVH Tracvision satellite TV system

- JVC flat screen TV in the salon

- Bose interior speakers

- Sony Blu-Ray player in the salon and mid guest stateroom

- Pyle PDA5BU Digital Stereo amp in the salon

- KVH Tracvision Multi-Service interface box in the salon

- Samsung flat screen TV in the master stateroom

- Samsung Blu-Ray player in the master stateroom

- DirecTV HD satellite TV receiver in the master stateroom and mid guest stateroom

- Westinghouse flat screen TV in the mid guest stateroom

- Sanyo flat screen TV in the pilothouse

- Vizio DVD player in the pilothouse

- DirecTV HD satellite TV receiver in the pilothouse

- Sony CDX-GT10M stereo/CD player in the pilothouse

- Dual speakers in the pilothouse

53' DeFever Electronics

- Furuno FMD 811 48 nm Radar (2012)

- Furuno Navnet 3D multi-function display in the pilothouse and on the flybridge (2012)

- Raytheon Raypilot 650 autopilot in the pilothouse

- Raymarine ST6002 autopilot on the flybridge

- Link speed display in the piliothouse

- Autohelm rudder angle indicator in the pilothouse and on the flybridge

- Icom IC-M710 SSB in the pilothouse

- Icom IC-M422 VHF in the pilothouse

- Icom Commandmic VHF on the flybridge

- Horizon loudhailer on the flybridge

- Ritchie Power damp magnetic compass in the pilothouse and on the flybridge

- Ships Time clock in the salon

53' DeFever Electrical System

- Isuzu 22 kW generator with approximately 6209 hours

- Xantrex ProSine 3000 watt inverter with remote panel

- Charles Industries 40 amp battery charger

- Xantrex TrueCharge 10 amp battery charger

- 2 X Acme Electric Corporation power transformers

- Guest battery switches

- 50 amp shore cord

- Spare 50 amp shore cord

53' DeFever Engine/Mechanical Equipment

- Twin Caterpillar 3208TA 375hp main engines (Approximately 4185 hours on port and 4203 hours on starboard)

- Twin Disc gearboxes

- Glendinning engine controls

- Glendinning engine synchronizer

- VDO gauges

- Hydraulic steering system

- Fuel manifold

- Dual Racor 1000FG fuel filters for the main engines

- Racor 500FG fuel filters for the generator

- Oil-X-Changer oil change system

- Wesmar stabilizer system

- Wesmar 10 hp 24 vdc bow thruster

- Bennett trim tabs

- Marine Air Systems reverse cycle air conditioning/heating system (A/C only in the master stateroom)

- GE 19.9 gallon water heater

- Raritan Marine electric head in each stateroom (2015)

- Raritan Electro-scan treatment system (2016)

- Groco holding tank level monitor panel

- All thru-hulls and sea cocks were replaced and re-bonded in April 2016

- 3 coats of anti-fouling applied in April 2016

- Spare parts inventory

53' DeFever Deck Equipment

- Maxwell Nilsson anchor windlass with foot control

- 75 lb Bruce anchor

- Stainless steel single anchor roller

- Stainless steel deck hardware

- Stainless steel fender racks on the foredeck

- Painted teak cap rails on stainless steel stanchions and painted teak toe rails

- Non-skid decks

- Foredeck benchseat with storage

- Boarding gates on each side

- Windscreen cover

- New Wave boarding stairs gangway

- Yacht Boarding Systems 6 Stedi-Plank boarding system

- Teak swimplatform

- Aluminum swim ladder

- 600 lb tender davit with Strong Arm winch

- Superstructure painted with Awlgrip in 2007

53' DeFever Safety and Fire Protection

- Fire extinguishers

- Life jackets

- ACR searchlight

- Rule bilge pumps

- Smoke detectors

53' DeFever Exclusions

- Sellers personal belongings

- Salon TV trays

- Artwork

- Tools

53' DeFever Disclaimer

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.

Approximate boat location: Brunswick, Georgia