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Merle Wood & Associates
MAGNUM 53 CHASE BOAT is reconstructed better than her original condition with state of the art components.
MAGNUM 53 CHASE BOAT is fiberglass hull and superstructure.
Length Overall (L.O.A.): 53.00 feet (16.15 meters)
Length at Waterline (L.W.L): 47.00 feet (14.32 meters)
Beam (loaded): 47.00 feet (14.32 meters)
Draft (loaded): 15.29 feet ( 4.66 meters)
Tonnage: 49 gross tons
Fuel Capacity: 850 US Gallons (3,217 liters)
Water Capacity: 300 US Gallons (1,135 liters)
Speed Consumption per hours Range RPM
Maximum: 28.0 knots 64 US Gallons /hr 270 nm 2,250
Cruising: 24.0 knots 56 US Gallons /hr 400 nm 2,000
Economical: 16.0 knots 40 US Gallons /hr 510 nm 1,750
Engine Type: (2) Detroit Diesel 8V92 (Rebuilt in 2020 with 15 hours)
Gearboxes for Main Engines: MicroCommand 700 serial controls
Generators & Electricity
Generators: 15 kW Kohler 15.5EOZD (Fully serviced Oct 2020)
Generator Fuel Consumption: 1.5 gallons /hr
Shore Power: 50 AMP 110/220 volt
Batteries: (4) Gel Group 8D (New 2020)
Other: Dolphin 12V 90A Pro Charger (New 2021)
Type: MABRU Marine Air Conditioner 17,000 BTU single unit
Trim Tabs/Stabilizers: Bennett
Bow Thruster: Wesmar 10 HP
Steering System: Bennett Hydraulic
Sewage System: Dometic MasterFlush (New 2020)
Fresh Water System: Dometic TW Series
Bilge Water Filtration: Macerator X2 (New 2020)
Magnetic Compass: Garmin GMI 20 with GRF rudder indicator
Auto Pilot: Garmin GHC 20
Stereo’s: Fusion Apollo RA770 and Fusion MS-NRX300 (New 2020)
Main Galley Equipment
Cooking Equipment: True induction 2 burner portable cooktop
Refrigeration/Freezer: Isotherm stainless steel refrigerator/freezer
Other: Sharp stainless steel carousel microwave
Anchor Windlass System: 65 LB stainless steel plough; new with stainless chain leader (New 2020)
Fire Fighting Equipment
Fire Control System: FIREBOY Automatic Halon 1301 model 200CG
Sleeps up to 2 in owner's party in 1 stateroom.
Owner will Finance
MAGNUM 53 CHASE BOAT is a wide beam performance yacht with a breakthrough interior and cockpit. It was designed with an unusual generous space that was used to create more of a sophisticated living room inside and out. Recognized for its primary need of functionality and livability, she is the ideal yacht for extended cruising.
Delivered to the Mediterranean in 1977, the first 53’ Magnum yacht became an enormous success. She was fast, and seaworthy and had the spacious and luxurious interiors of a yacht.
MAGNUM 53 CHASE BOAT is Magnum’s iconic oversized race boat. In its day, this was the most prestigious sport yacht to own. Owners have included everyone from Russian oligarchs to Saudi princes, as well as the renowned Ferrari family.
Her current owner loves projects and his passion is restoration. He fell in love with his barn yard find and wanted to restore her to her former glory and bring this iconic yacht back to Magnum’s current standards. Her refit included exterior and interior work and updating all mechanical, electrical, and technology.
To date, the owner has invested over USD $750,000 fully restoring this iconic vessel.
A team of craftsmen and engineers spent the last year carefully removing everything from her hull, decks and interior at Cable Marine in Fort Lauderdale. She now features a new exterior and newly reconfigured salon, master stateroom, and bathroom. The entire deck was reconfigured as well, and she received new electrical wiring, a new water fuel tank plumbing, and new running gear. There is not a square inch of the vessel that hasn’t been replaced or refurbished.
She is equipped with twin Detroit Diesel 8V92 engines with 640 hp each with warranty. Both engines were rebuilt in 2020 with only 15 hours. They are now fully electronically controlled with a new engine management system.
An extensive list of works completed is available upon request.
A new Magnum comparable to this magnificent vessel would be over USD $3 million. Offered at a fraction of the cost of a new vessel, the MAGNUM 53 CHASE BOAT is a steal when looking for a 52’-60’ open boat that delivers speed and luxury. This beast will get anywhere in almost any sea conditions.