- Cruising Speed: 9 kn
- Beam: 16' 1''
- Hull Material: Fiberglass
- Max Draft: 4' 8''
- Displacement: 55,000 lb
- Fuel Tank: 1 x 800|gallon
- Fresh Water: 1 x 400|gallon
- Holding: 1 x 50|gallon
- Single Berths: 2
- Double Berths: 2
- Cabins: 3
- Heads: 3
This 1988 53' DeFever "Meander" is an incredibly special boat. Regarded throughout the world for luxury and design excellence, DeFever Motor Yachts have gained a rich following that celebrates the ownership experience of the large American-inspired vessels. Meander is in pristine condition and has been meticulously maintained with over $300K in upgrades including rear and side custom sliding doors, custom rear shade, crane, and hardtop. Located and easy to see in Stuart, FL, schedule your appointment to see this 1988 53' DeFever "Meander" today!
Denison Yacht Sales offers the details of this yacht in good faith but can’t guarantee the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of this boat for sale. This yacht for sale is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal from that yacht market without notice. Denison Yachting is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by HMY Yacht Sales, Inc.. She is offered as a convenience by this yacht broker to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a specific yacht for sale.
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This 53' DeFever is an incredibly special boat. Regarded throughout the world for luxury and design excellence, DeFever Motor Yachts have gained a rich following that celebrates the ownership experience of the large American-inspired vessels. “Meander” is in pristine condition and has been meticulously maintained with over $300K in upgrades including: Rear and side custom sliding doors, custom rear shade, crane, and hardtop. The stern was modified to extend the LOA to 56'. Complete log of maintenance as well as original architectural drawings available upon request. 3 stateroom layout (2 with island queen berths) with 3 ensuite heads all with separate showers. The master stateroom is aft and is separated from the other staterooms by a mid-ship stand up engine room. Two staircases lead from the pilothouse and salon to the staterooms. Outside full walk around side decks. Meander’s transom was modified to extend the size of the covered aft deck and add built in settee, plus port and starboard steps to swim platform with storage underneath and between. The bow was modified to include centerline lounge area and port/starboard seats, all with storage underneath.
*2006 14' Caribe Dinghy with trailer is not included but will consider as separate sale.*
Work beginning on 08/12/23:
Rebuild raw water pumps on port/stbd main
Replace port/stbd mounting gaskets
Replace zinc pencils on port/stbd mains at the gear cooler and heat exchanger
Tightened belt on Fischer Panda Generator
The full beam master stateroom aft offers a centerline queen size berth, hanging lockers, storage cabinets and drawers, transom hatches, (6) portlights, a vanity/desk, reading lights, teak & holly sole and an ensuite head with enclosed shower.
The forward guest stateroom offers a v-berth with insert, (2) portlights, overhead hatch, reading lights, teak & holly sole, hanging locker, vanity/desk and ensuite head with enclosed shower.
The VIP guest stateroom is amidships and offers a queen size berth, (2) portlights, hanging locker, nightstand, storage drawers, reading lights, a vanity/desk, teak & holly sole and an ensuite head with enclosed shower.
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