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53 Simonis – MON53-0509

53 Simonis for sale in Cape Town, South Africa. A well proven offshore performance cruiser in well kept condition and many equipment upgrades and refurbishment done since 2019. Price includes the walk-on mooring.
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Launched: 1989
LOA: 53'
Beam: 4.69 m
Draft: 2.46 m
Keel: Fin with Bulb
Displ: 14.2 Tons
Design: Simonis 53
Builder: Eric Bongers
Designer: Alex Simonis
Hull: GRP
Deck: GRP

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Sloop, aluminium mast and boom, Profurl roller-furling unit, stainless steel cable rigging. Rig was removed and fully refurbished in 2019 including standing rigging (R350,000). All sheets lead aft into cockpit.
Total: 2 - Stack-pack Main with lazy-jacks, roller-furling Genoa.
Total: 6 - Make: Lewmar. 2 x No.65 Primaries, 2 x No.55 Secondaries, 2 x No.52 Coachroof. 4 Winch handles.
55hp Yanmar engine, +/- 500L diesel storage in 2 stainless steel tanks, 2-blade feathering prop, 5 batteries - 4 house-bank (400amp/hr), and 1 engine battery.
Bulkhead pedestal wheel cable steering, Raymarine autopilot (new 2019), emergency tiller. Rudder bearings were replaced in 2020.
Nav station plus 3 Touch repeater plotters at cockpit and mast, AIS, Raymarine; echo sounder, log and wind instruments, Binnacle compass, Victron 220V charger, shore power connection and cable. All Raymarine equipment new in 2019.
Total berths: 7 - 2 Cabins. 2 Double and 3 single berths, 2 electric heads, 2 showers, 2 hand basins, blue material upholstery, Teak and Holly floor, Teak interior in great condition. The interior layout is well appointed with 1 double forward and 1 aft. Forward cabin has a single and there are single bunk berths aft behind the galley.
2-Burner stove with oven and grill, microwave, fridge (new 2021), freezer (new 2021), gas bottle, double GRP sink, pressurised hot and cold fresh and manual salt water systems.
Stainless steel water tank, pressurised hot and cold fresh water system - hot from calorifier, 4 bilge pumps - 2 manual and 2 electric.
2 Anchors - CQR and Bruce, chain and warp, Quick electric windlass (new 0200), 8 life jackets, 4 harnesses, 2 life rings, danbuoy, 2 fire extinguishers, C&N flags, radar reflector, boat hook, bucket, wooden bungs, torch, bosun’s chair, first-aid-kit, 8-man life raft (next service due 2026), Category A SAS registration - valid till September 2023.
Spray dodger, cockpit sun cover, BBQ, Samsung TV in saloon on shore power, fenders and mooring lines.
Current owner has owned her since 1991. She has been going through a semi refit and new sailing equipment since 2019 as well as full rig removal and refurb in 2019. She is well a well proven performance cruiser, solid construction and in very well kept condition.
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