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53' Vic Franck Pilothouse Motoryacht

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Boat Name: 53' Vic Franck Pilothouse Motoryacht
Year: 1986
Price: 319000
Located in Seattle, WA
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Engine/Fuel Type: Twin diesel

Pedigree fiberglass construction in this timeless Vic Franck design, featuring open plan interior with windows all around for visibility and ventilation. Bow thruster, 11’ RIB, Garmin navigation suite, both hydronic and electric heat, plus the twin 3208 Cat engines are found in the full height, walk-around engine room with an additional large lazarette!  The Two stateroom layout features two heads and two showers with a warm, modern and bright interior with many updates including phantom screens, spacious aft deck, engine service, batteries, plus fresh varnish! Recent haul out and full boat cover. Easy to see by appointment at South Lake Union.  

Additional Specs, Equipment And Information:

Boat Name

53' Vic Franck Pilothouse Motoryacht

Engines

Total Power: 750HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Caterpillar
Engine Model: Caterpillar
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Hours: 3300
Engine Power: 375 HP

Engine 2:
Engine Brand: Caterpillar
Engine Model: Caterpillar
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Hours: 3300
Engine Power: 375 HP

Cruising Speed: 14 knots
Maximum Speed: 19 knots

Beam

16.83 ft

Tanks

Water Tanks: (200 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: (600 Gallons)
Black Water Tanks: (80 Gallons)

Accommodations

Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2

Specs

Builder: Vic Franck
Designer: Ed Monk, Jr

Accommodations

A wonderful Northwest style layout with a beautiful warm teak interior. The salon features a full U-shaped settee to port and twin occasional chairs to starboard with opening windows w/curtains and designer fabric walls. Forward of the chairs is a comprehensive entertainment system.

The galley is located to port and open to both the salon and pilothouse areas. The dinette, to port of the helm, offers an additional area for sleeping. The master stateroom is located down from the pilothouse. The VIP stateroom is forward. Both feature private heads and rattan lockers for beauty and breathability.

  • Phantom screens on double sliding teak salon doors
  • Phantom screen on starboard side door
  • Salon entertainment center stereo system (CD and tape deck) with separate volume controls in salon, galley, pilothouse ad flybridge.
  • DSS Direct TV satellite system (will need Buyers subscription)
  • Double helm seat in pilothouse
  • Small refrigerator in pilothouse
  • Light grey laminate at dash
  • Icemaker
  • Two ensuite heads with TECMA fresh water flush toilets, oversized stall showers, sink, and teak parquet flooring
  • Washer and dryer

Galley

  • Princess propane stove and oven
  • Norcold stand-up refrigerator/freezer (set up as DC only)
  • Small fridge (near helm)
  • Fridge or freezer in (lazarette locker)
  • Broan trash compactor
  • Garbage disposal
  • Sunbeam microwave and convection oven
  • Double sink with new Price Pfister faucet
  • Large dinette seas 6 for dinner

Electrical / Mechanical

  • Outback inverter
  • 5 KW Northern Lights generator w/quiet enclosure (260 hours 5/2019)
  • Dahl engine dual fuel filter system
  • Starboard engine/transmission trolling valve
  • Twin Disc 508 gears 1.98 to 1 ratio
  • Wind generator
  • Solar panel power system, port & starboard panels
  • 30 gallon hot water heater
  • Electric wall heaters and central diesel furnace
  • Diesel hot water furnace system
  • Electronic heat throughout
  • 2 battery chargers (separate charger for start batteries)
  • Fuel separators on engines
  • Spare power cord (multiple with adapters)
  • 120v, 50 amp

Engine room access is from the lazarette or master stateroom.  The forward area of the engine room, under the pilothouse, is full height headroom with generous aft spaces as well.


Electronics and Navigation

  • Garmin touch screen plotter, w/Garmin autopilot and wireless remote
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Hynautic hydraulic engine clutches and throttles
  • Furuno radar / sonar
  • EZ1000 diagnostic system
  • ICOM M-700 SSB radio
  • Garmin VHF
  • 24" TracVision II Sat TV system
  • Cybernet hailer system
  • Garmin autopilot
  • 6" magnetic compass
  • Anchor up and down control
  • Electric bow thruster controls
  • Glendinning engine synchronizer controls
  • Windshield defroster fans (3 x wiper controls)
  • Lowrance digital depth sounder
  • Rudder angle indicator

Electronics and Navigation - Command Bridge

  • Garmin touchscreen plotter
  • 4" magnetic compass
  • Rudder angle indicator
  • ICOM M-127 VHF
  • AC and DC outlets
  • Autopilot remote
  • Bow thruster controls
  • Glendinning engine synchronizer controls

Deck and Hull

  • 24v Ideal Windlass w/200'+ 3/8's chain rode
  • 80lb Forfjord anchor
  • Fresh water washdown fore and aft
  • Fresh water inlet aft
  • WesMar 12" 24v bow thruster
  • 600 gpd watermaker (non-operable)
  • Fender storage locker, portside pilothouse
  • Pressure wash down system
  • Mooring and safety kit: 6 fenders, 6 lines, 6 life jackets, flare kit.
  • 1500lb 24v davit
  • 11' Aqua Pro RIB with 18hp Tohatsu 4-stroke outboard
  • Self inflating PFD's (3)
  • Dodgers on flybridge
  • Stainless steel propane BBQ
  • Transom tow cleat
  • Teak plank aft deck
  • CATV and phone outlet on aft deck
  • Teak transom step/swim platform
  • Transom door
  • Swim ladder under swim platform
  • Complete set of window screen/sun shades

Recent Updates

  • Port house batteries replaced July 2018
  • Starboard house batteries and bow thruster batteries replaced March 2019
  • Engine and transmission oil service, and fuel filters changed by NW Diesel Specialities April 2019
  • Haul out, bottom paint and zincs July 2018
  • All other records from previous owner detailing electrical system upgrades, etc. avail upon request

Remarks

Pedigree fiberglass construction in this timeless Vic Franck design, featuring open plan interior with windows all around for visibility and ventilation. Bow thruster, 11’ RIB, Garmin navigation suite, both hydronic and electric heat, plus the twin 3208 Cat engines are found in the full height, walk-around engine room with an additional large lazarette!  

The two stateroom layout features two heads and two showers with a warm, modern and bright interior with many updates including phantom screens, spacious aft deck, engine service, batteries, plus fresh varnish! Recent haul out and full boat cover. Easy to see by appointment at South Lake Union.  


Exclusions

Staging material; all personal gear; loose items; galley gear; CD's; charts; fishing equipment; tools; spare parts; supplies & items not specifically listed on equipment list specifications sheet.


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.

Contact Martha Comfort at 206-624-1908 or 206-499-0910 (cell) for additional information and your viewing appointment.  At our docks South Lake Union.


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