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1988 53' Ocean Yachts 53 Motor Yacht

$ 188,500 USD

Rose Haven, MD, US

Ocean Yachts 53' 53 Motor Yacht

53 FT Ocean is a proven Liveaboard and Cruiser. A total interior refit was completed in 2020 from bow to stern. Entering the galley on the port side, you will see a “gourmet style” kitchen with commercial grade appliances, Italian quartz countertops, custom cabinetry and a teak butcher block bar top. Entering from the starboard side there is the lower helm station with the full electronic package for navigating in inclement weather.

Moving aft, is the main salon with new engineered wood flooring, custom blinds, wainscoting, 52 inch TV w/ surround sound. Stepping further aft, there is an enclosed sunroom with cabinetry on the port side.

Below decks aft, is the master stateroom, with a king size walk around berth, plenty of storage, including 2 closets, vanity and full bathroom w/tub shower combination. Current owners built a shiplap accent wall behind the MB berth and in the bathroom. Also, below aft is a bunk room/office space. The bunkroom includes a double bed on the bottom and single on top.

In the bow of the boat, there is a guest stateroom with a walk around Queen size berth, plenty of storage, including 2 closets, and private bathroom w/shower. Three steps down, takes you to another bunkroom and shower/head combo. Further down, there is a laundry hallway with a new Bosch washer/dryer set and 3 large storage cabinets. At the end of the hallway is an enclosed area where a new waste treatment system has been installed, allowing no pump out. 

Also, on this level, is the large walk in engine room (6.5 ft headroom). Housing 2 Detroit 8V92 turbo diesels, 350 HP each, 16KW Westerbeke generator, 50-gallon hot water tank, freshwater pump, 4 cruise air AC units.

Between the galley and the salon is an inside staircase taking you up to the amazing flybridge! At the upper helm station, full instrumentation to include two 20-inch NorthStar 6,000 screens, radar, depth chart, and a Garmin 700 series chart plotter combo. New VHF radio and Simrad auto pilot, are included. This flybridge is hard top and fully enclosed with wrap around couches to seat 10-12 people. Brand new custom helm seats, as well. Stepping out to the sundeck, there are 2 teak loungers and plenty of room for a crowd of your friends. There is also a davit crane, in case you want to store a dinghy on top. Up top, there is a Fusion Bluetooth radio with speakers.

Outside of the boat: Large built-in sofa on the bow w/cover, anchor windlass in the pulpit, trolley stair system for port and starboard, safety netting installed around the bow. On the aft of the boat is a swim platform w/ custom sea deck flooring.Over the 2021-2022 season the owners undertook the following:

  • Serviced all four air units
  • Installed topside awning
  • Restored teak rails
  • Serviced engines
  • Rebuilt injectors in port engine
  • Serviced and replaced antifreeze in both engines
  • Serviced electronics and repaired lift
  • Added local chip to GPS
  • Purchased $4600 mattress for master stateroom in December 2021
  • Added additional side curtains on aft window and aft deck windows
  • Replaced air conditioning pump
  • Pulled the boat and  Painted bottom summer 2021
  • Hired Detroit diesel mechanic prior to 800 nautical mile trip to make sure engine were seaworthy. Trip completed with no issues.

Engines (2)

  • Make Detroit
  • Model 8V92
  • Fuel diesel
  • Type Inboard
  • Total HP1,450
  • Total Hours 5300
  • Year 1988


SYS Yacht Sales 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.

SYS Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Integrity Yacht Sales.


  • Category Power
  • Condition Used
  • Hull Material Fiberglass
  • Make Ocean Yachts
  • Model 53 Motor Yacht
  • Length Overall 53'
  • Model Year 1988
  • Beam 17' 6''
  • Heads 3
  • Length 53'
  • Drive Type Direct


  • Ocean Yachts 53

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