This DeFever 53 “Dixie Darlene” is a semi-displacement hull which combines performance and comfort with classic styling. Powered with twin CAT 3208TA engines and 3,580 hours, this yacht will cruise at 10-11 knots for those boat owners looking to enjoy the journey cruising any type of Blue Water. Spacious Pilothouse with side door access from both sides. Exquisite woods and joinery work throughout entire vessel from flooring on main deck Salon and Galley to the 3 large Staterooms on lower deck level. Large Aft Deck and even larger Flybridge deck. Private Master Staterooms. Boat comes with 11’ Zodiac Caribe tender with 50hp outboard. Recent bottom job completed. Priced to sell quickly!
“Dixie Darlene” is a 3-stateroom, 3–head motor yacht that offers spacious accommodations for six adults. The main deck features the salon with a wet bar and extra seating area, the galley with a breakfast bar that detaches and doubles as a dining table for 8 and the pilothouse. Aft of the salon is an open deck on the same level. The large VIP Stateroom, located amid-ship forward of the engine room has a queen berth and en-suite head. The forward guest cabin has a V-berth and a private head. Both of these staterooms are accessed forward from the pilothouse. The Master Stateroom, accessible from the main salon, is equipped with a queen berth with private en-suite head and a settee area. The galley offers plenty of cabinet storage and is fully equipped with full-size appliances and custom dish storage racks. The walk-in engine room is huge for this size boat with excellent lighting and ventilation and very comfortable access to all the systems for proper maintenance. It has a full-size washer and dryer. The flybridge is accessible from the pilothouse and features a large seating area around the helm station and under a hard top. The large sun/dingy deck aft of the flybridge is also accessible from the aft deck.
The main salon is finished in rich colored satin teak. All varnish has been professionally refinished. Floors are teak and holly wood and all window treatments are made from acrylic fabric to avoid stains and mildew. All windows have blinds and are covered with Textaline see-through fabric outside. The Salon and Galley areas are ideal for entertaining large groups of family and friends with comfortable seating, entertainment center, and wet bar.
“Dixie Darlene” has new exterior seating cushions, custom colored non-skid flooring on all decks, and brilliant bright work as well as quality S/S fittings. On the starboard side deck there is (1) Personal Flotation Life Saving devices, (2) two boat hooks, has an aluminum boarding ladder.
Personal Items, Freedom 2800 Heart Inverter, and Tools to be Disclosed Upon Request.
*Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.
The company 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.
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