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Moonlight
1988 | 53' DeFever "53" Trawlers for Sale

1988 DeFever

53' (16.15m) "53" - Moonlight

Moonlight is a 1988 53' DeFever in good condition. She offers twin Caterpillar 3208 main engines, two Onan generators, 6'10" headroom in the engine room, bowthruster, hinged Radar arch and a three stateroom layout, each with an ensuite head with enclosed shower.


Vessel ID# 2775080      Last Updated: 2021-01-18 13:17:44

$ 249,500 USD

€ 207,666 Euros
€ 311,951 CAD

Description

Moonlight is a 1988 53' DeFever in good condition. She offers twin Caterpillar 3208 main engines, two Onan generators, 6'10" headroom in the engine room, bowthruster, hinged Radar arch and a three stateroom layout, each with an ensuite head with enclosed shower. With her attainable 16' height, she is Great Loop capable.


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Data Sheet

LOA: 53' " (16.15 Meters)

Type: Power - Used

Year: 1988

Beam: 16' 6"

Draft Max: 5' 4"

Draft Min: 4' 8"

Cabins: 3

Single Berths:

Heads: 3

Maximum Speed: 15 Knots

Cruise Speed: 9 Knots

Range NMI:

Fuel Type: Diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Fuel Tank: 800 Gallons (3028.33 Liters)

Fresh Water: 220 Gallons (832.79 Liters)

Holding Tank: 30 Gallons (113.56 Liters)

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MAIN DESCRIPTION

Moonlight is a 1988 53' DeFever in good condition. She offers twin Caterpillar 3208 main engines, two Onan generators, 6'10" headroom in the engine room, bowthruster, hinged Radar arch and a three stateroom layout, each with an ensuite head with enclosed shower. With her attainable 16' height, she is Great Loop capable.

53' DeFever Overview

Moonlight is a 1988 53' DeFever in good condition. She offers twin Caterpillar 3208 main engines, two Onan generators, 6'10" headroom in the engine room, bowthruster, hinged Radar arch and a three stateroom layout, each with an ensuite head with enclosed shower. With her attainable 16' height, she is Great Loop capable.

53' DeFever Vessel Walkthrough

Entering the salon through the double aft doors from the covered aftdeck, you will find a wet bar/cabinet and stairs to the master stateroom and engine room starboard aft, benchseat to starboard, entertainment center starboard forward, the galley port forward, dining table to port and L-shaped seating port aft. Walk forward into the pilothouse and either walk down the starboard forward stairs to the guest staterooms or walk up the internal stairs to the flybridge.

The headroom in the salon is 6'6", 6'1" in the master stateroom, 6'2" in the master stateroom shower, 6'4" in the mid guest stateroom, 6'2" in the mid guest stateroom shower, 6'6" in the forward guest stateroom, 6'2" in the forward guest stateroom shower and 6'8" on the flybridge. The master stateroom berth is 6'6" long, the mid guest stateroom berth is 6'7" long and the forward guest stateroom berths are 6'6" long.

53' DeFever Accommodations

Moonlight offers a full beam master stateroom aft with a centerline queen size berth and an ensuite head with enclosed shower, an amidships guest stateroom with a queen size berth and an ensuite head and a forward guest stateroom with v-berth and ensuite head with enclosed shower.

53' DeFever Salon

The salon offers a wetbar/storage cabinetry and stairs to the master stateroom and engine room starboard aft, a benchseat with storage to starboard, entertainment center starboard forward, L-shaped seating with storage port aft, dining table to port, double teak and glass doors to the aftdeck, teak & holly sole, opening window on each side, blinds and same level access to the pilothouse.

53' DeFever Galley

The galley is port forward in the salon.

- GE Profile refrigerator/freezer

- Modern Maid 4-burner electric cooktop and oven

- Rival microwave oven

- Frigidaire dish washer

- Corian countertop with a large molded-in sink

- Seagull filtered water system

- Storage cabinets and drawers

- Opening side window

- Teak & Holly sole

53' DeFever Dining

Dining space is available at the salon table, which has an insert to accommodate up to eight people.

53' DeFever Master Stateroom

The full beam master stateroom aft offers a centerline queen size berth, night stands, benchseat with storage, hanging lockers, storage cabinets and drawers, large locker under the stairs, 6 portlights, vanity/desk, reading lights, teak & holly sole and ensuite head with enclosed shower.

53' DeFever Mid Guest Stateroom

The mid guest stateroom is amidships and offers a queen size berth, 2 portlights with curtains, hanging locker, nightstand, storage drawers, reading lights, vanity/desk, teak & holly sole and an ensuite head with enclosed shower.

53' DeFever Forward Guest Stateroom

The forward guest stateroom offers a v-berth with insert, 3 portlights, overhead hatch, reading lights, teak & holly sole, hanging locker, vanity/desk and ensuite head with enclosed shower.

53' DeFever Laundry

-Maytag washer

- Maytag dryer

53' DeFever Pilothouse

The pilothouse is on the same level as the salon and galley and offers a full helm with storage underneath, side deck access door on each side, stairs to the flybridge, a benchseat with storage, cabinets and drawers, teak & holly sole and stairs to the guest staterooms.

53' DeFever Flybridge

The flybridge offers a bimini (2017), full Eisenglass enclosure, hinged Radar arch, non-skid deck, wrap-around seating with storage to port, benchseat with storage to starboard, full helm with storage underneath, Todd helmseat, hatch and ladder to the aftdeck, tender chocks and a Marquipt 800 LB tender davit.

53' DeFever Aftdeck

The covered aftdeck offers a non-skid deck, same level access to each side deck, transom door, teak cap rail, 3 teak chairs and two tables and two teak & glass doors to the salon.

53' DeFever Audio/Visual Equipment

- LG flat screen TV in the salon

- LG DN 798 DVD/CD player in the salon

- Sony STR-DE 185 receiver in the salon

- Polk Audio interior speakers

- Pioneer exterior speakers

53' DeFever Electronics

- Raymarine Radar

- Raymarine C90W multi-function display on the flybridge

- Raymarine ST60+ depth sounder in the pilothouse

- Raytheon RC520 chart plotter on the flybridge

- Icom IC-M500 VHF on the flybridge

- Icom IC-M120 VHF in the pilothouse

- Datamarine Corinthian II depth sounder on the flybridge

- Ritchie Powerdamp magnetic compass on the flybridge

- Boston clock and barometer in the pilothouse

53' DeFever Electrical System

- Onan 15 kW generator with approximately 1,159 hours

- Onan 7.5 kW generator with approximately 1,380 hours

- Guest battery switches

- 50 amp shore power cord

- Charles 40 amp battery charger

- Acme transformer

- 4 X Survivor 8D batteries (2 new in 2019, 2 new in 2020)

- 12 vdc outlet on the flybridge

- Shore power cord 50-30 amp splitter

53' DeFever Engine/Mechanical Equipment

- Twin Caterpillar 3208 375 HP main engines with approximately 2,367 hours

- Teleflex engine controls

- VDO gauges

- Hynautic hydraulic steering system

- Fuel manifold

- Dual Racor 75/1000FG fuel filters for each main engine

- Racor 500FG fuel filter for each generator

- Bennett trim tabs

- Lewmar bowthruster

- Marine Air Systems reverse cycle air conditioning/heating system (5 units)

- Raritan 19.9 gallon water heater

- Groco PST-3 fresh water pressure storage tank (2019)

- 3 X Jabsco electric heads

53' DeFever Deck Equipment

- Maxwell Nilsson anchor windlass with foot control

- Stainless steel ploy anchor

- Danforth spare anchor

- Stainless steel deck hardware

- Stainless steel fender racks

- Teak cap rail on stainless steel stanchions and teak toe rail

- Non-skid deck

- Foredeck benchseat with storage

- Boarding gate on each side

- Marquipt Tide-Ride gangway

- Marquipt 800 LB tender davit

- Stainless steel and teak ladder to the swimplatform

- Teak swimplatform

- Stainless steel swim ladder

- Bottom stripped, barrier coated and painted in 2017 and painted most recently in 2020

53' DeFever Safety and Fire Protection

- Fireboy Halon 1301 engine room fire suppression system

- Fire extinguishers

53' DeFever Exclusions

- Sellers' personal belongings

- Artwork

- Brass lamp in the salon

- Turtle centerpiece on salon dining table

- Coral artwork above master stateroom berth

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.

ENGINES

Engine 1
  • Engine Make: Caterpillar
  • Engine Model: 3208
  • Engine Year:
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Power HP: 375.00
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Hours: 2367.00
Engine 2
  • Engine Make: Caterpillar
  • Engine Model: 3208
  • Engine Year:
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Power HP: 375.00
  • Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Hours: 680.00

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Office: 1-954-684-0218
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Curtis Stokes & Associates

Curtis Stokes & Associates

Fort Lauderdale, FL
Phone: 1-954-684-0218
Toll Free: 1-855-266-5676
Fax: 1-954-807-1445
Email: info@curtisstokes.net
Website: http://www.curtisstokes.net

Curtis Stokes & Associates are headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The Fort Lauderdale office is run by president and yacht broker Curtis Stokes, a long time resident of Fort Lauderdale and a well known broker for many years in the South Florida area.

Fort Lauderdale is on the southeastern coast close to the Florida Keys, Bahamas and the Caribbean. Fort Lauderdale is known as a crossroads of yachting and is home to 165 miles of water ways and many marinas providing ample dockage for yachts. The Fort Lauderdale Boat Show every fall is the world’s largest attracting a world wide clientele.



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