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53' Carver 1998 SMILE N WAVE

Bradenton, Florida



WOW! LUXURY AT IT'S BEST - 1998 53' Carver Voyager Raised Pilothouse

This popular 530 Voyager has it all! - M/V "SMILE N WAVE" has been constantly updated by her owner and it shows. With 3 Staterooms/ 2 Heads, massive flybridge and two fantastic salons, LOWER HELM, this vessel is all about family and socializing. She's loaded up for extended all season cruising on board with family and friends!

This 2nd owner and his family have enjoyed this yacht for the last 15+, years cruising all over the US and Caribbean.


  • Preferred Power! - Low hour Cummins 450C Diamond Series Diesels (approx. 1325 hours)
  • Engines Service, up to date
  • New bridge electronics, AXIOM 12' Plotter
  • Aqua Marine 700 GPD Watermaker 
  • Updated Salon, new Tile flooring, Cherry Wood Blinds, New couches
  • New LEWMAR Anchor Windlass, over sized, 135' Chain 3/8 (G4 rode)
  • New Glenndenning Upper and Lower Controls ($25K)
  • Fresh Bottom Paint 4/2022, Prop Speed running gear
  • New bridge softgoods, 2022
  • Washer/ Dryer
  • Additional Spare Props ($10,000)
  • Full Raymarine Electronics Package, Upper and Lower
  • Extra Spare Part Kits

Yacht Overview

  • Yacht Details 53' Carver 1998
  • Location Bradenton, Florida
  • Engines
  • Days on Market Inquire
  • Last Updated2022-11-22 19:53:58

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  • Beam: 15' 4''
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Max Draft: 4' 9''
  • Fuel Tank: 800
  • Fresh Water: 200 gal
  • Holding: 100 gal
  • Cabins: 3

Systems Updates

  • Bottom paint, prop speed running gear and polish/wax (2022)
  • Watermaker 720GPD
  • New Glenndenning Engine Controls 2022
  • Raymarine AXIOM Plotter
  • Salon Updates
  • New carpet and salon flooring 

Recent Mechanical Updates

  • New oversized Windlass and 3/8 anchor chain
  • 1000 hour Engine Service and Coolers Cleanned
  • Water Maker
  • New Glenndenning control Binacles upper and lower

Deck And Ground Tackle

  • Vetus bow and stern thrusters
  • Window covers and Cockpit Cover
  • Compact chest freezer with custom Sunbrella cover and extra insulation
  • Cockpit hot/cold shower
  • Aft floodlights
  • Lewmar Oversized anchor windlass (2022)
  • 130’ 3/8” chain and 200’ 5/8” nylon anchor rode 
  • Spare propellers 
  • Spare Part Kits

Flybridge & Boatdeck

Conveniently accessed by staircase from the pilothouse or stairs from the cockpit, this is another great place for entertaining and relaxing. The new bridge Softgoods, provides great views while giving full control of the elements. A cocktail table is surrounded by comfortable seating for a crowd with the wet bar and ice maker near at hand. The dual helm seat forward is fronted by a well-equipped instrumentation console and provides great visibility. Complete "Sunbrella" flybridge and boat deck enclosure (2017)

  • Raritan Icemaker
  • Wet bar
  • New bridge Softgoods


  • Kohler generator (3730 hours)
  • Generator Cooler serviced at 3000 hours
  • (3) US 8D Battery house batteries
  • AGM genset battery
  • (4x) GR 31 batteries for thrusters 
  • Mastervolt Watt/200 Amp charger/inverter
  • 50 Amp, 125/250 Volt shore power
  • Glendinning Cable Master
  • ISO Box for cleanning AC shore power into the yacht

Guest 3rd Stateroom

  • Upper and lower bunks
  • Opening portlight
  • Hanging locker shared with VIP stateroom
  • Cherry Wood Privacy Door

Guest Head

  • Separate access from VIP stateroom
  • Cherry vanity with Karadon solid surface countertop
  • Vacuflush toilet
  • Separate shower with opening portlight

Forward Vip 2nd Stateroom

The VIP guest stateroom is in the bow, across the passageway from the master stateroom. It has a Queen sized berth on center, overhead hatch and opening portlights on either side. Plenty of storage space is provided in a cedar lined hanging locker shared with the guest stateroom, another hanging locker/closet, drawers under the berth plus more space under the mattress. A private door provides discrete access to the guest head.

  • Island queen bed
  • Wall mount television
  • DVD Player
  • Closet Storage

Master Stateroom & Ensuite Head

The full beam master stateroom amidships is very roomy, with natural light and air from opening portlights over the bed and in the head and shower compartments opposite. The queen-sized berth to starboard is flanked by integrated cherry nightstands and has the audio entertainment system near at hand. Generous storage is in two, cedar lined, hanging lockers, the built-in chest of drawers, in drawers under the bed as well as a large space under the lifting mattress. In the aft wall a bifold door provides access to the washer and dryer (with an ample water supply provided by the 740 gallon per day watermaker!). 

  • A comfortable room with lots of floor space and high ceiling
  • Full queen size bed
  • Two cedar lined hanging lockers
  • Built in Malber washer and dryer
  • Separate "private" head compartment to the left and roomy tub/shower to the right
  • Vacuflush Head
  • Cherry vanity with Karadon solid surface countertop


The salon provides a comfortable seating and conversation area with first-class entertainment systems and close to seven feet of headroom. The new sofas has two reclining chairs built in. The salon and galley arrangement allows for bottle and glass storage on the inboard end of the serving bar and a console fronted with beautiful etched glass panels adds extra storage and houses an electric lift television.

  • L-shaped leather recliner sofa, raised to better enjoy the view
  • Cherry Wood window coverings can be raised or lowered
  • New Tile Flooring

Gourmet Galley

  • Three Burnner Stove and Oven
  • Sub Zero Refrigerator
  • Sub Zero Freezer
  • Sharp Carousel Convection/Microwave
  • Karadon Solid Surface Countertop
  • Lots of great storage for those long trips


From the spacious upper deck, salon, 3 staterooms and 2 heads, this boat is HUGE! The cherrywood interior gleams and gives a soft richness to the homelike feel of the interior. The carpet and salon flooring look new having been recently replaced, and the adjacent low-profile galley makes preparing meals easy while being part of the action.

One of the most desirable features of the 530 Voyager is the spacious Salon. To make her even more appealing, this 530 has been enhanced and upgraded. Her entertainment system has been recently.

Up two steps to the pilothouse is a well-placed helm console and a large seating/dining area with recently replaced carpet. The pilot chair swivels and reclines and is perfectly positioned for controlling the boat while being part of the social activities. The L-shaped Ultra-leather settee provides more space for guests to lounge and enjoy the scenery. A stepway leads up to the large flybridge area and to starboard Pilot sliding door provides convenient access to the deck and forward sunpad.

An elegant curved staircase leads to the lower staterooms where you will find a very roomy master stateroom with ensuite, the VIP stateroom with an island queen berth, the guest stateroom with bunks for two and a second head.


Denison Yacht Sales offers the details of this yacht in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of this boat for sale. A yacht buyer should instruct his yacht broker, or his boat surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This yacht for sale is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.