Jeanneau – 53

South Carolina, United States

Fore Buoys is a 2012 Jeanneau 53 in excellent condition.  The boat was outfitted from the factory as a three stateroom / three head version, but is currently set up as a two stateroom that offers immense space aboard.  Captain/crew quarters are forward.  If you are looking for a bluewater capable boat in turn-key condition, take a look at Fore Buoys.

Basic Boat Info

Boat Hull ID
Has Hull ID


52.67 ft
Length Overall
52.67 ft
16 ft
Max Draft
5.83 ft
Cabins Count

Engines / Speed

Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make : Yanmar
  • Model : 4JH4-HTE
  • Fuel : Diesel
  • Engine Power : 110 hp
  • Type : Inboard
Total Engine Power
110 hp


Fuel Tanks
Fuel Tank Capacity
63 gal
Water Tanks
Water Tank Capacity
94 gal
Holding Tank Count
Holding Tank Capacity
15 gal


Heads Count
Boat Class
Cruisers, Sloop

Additional Info

Manufacturer Provided Description

The elegance created by Philippe Briand and Garroni Design positions the Jeanneau 53 as a sailboat of exception in the range of yachts over 50ft.  The comfort on board, the level of finish, and the perfect ergonomics were carefully designed to make every moment on aboard special.  Numerous deck hatches and portholes flood the inside with light emphasizing the rich materials found throughout.  The Jeanneau 53 offers a level of standard equipment unequalled in her class.

Vessel Walkthrough and Details

Recent Maintenance / Improvements

  • New standing rigging - 2022
  • New Spectra water maker - 2022
  • New canvas – 2022
  • Sails re-stitched/inspected by North Sails – 2022
  • New head hoses - 2022


  • Dark flag blue hull
  • White non-skid (no teak decking)
  • Teak cockpit sole and seating
  • Teak folding table in cockpit
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Cockpit hot & cold shower
  • Cockpit storage area for halyards and sheets
  • Cockpit USB outlets
  • Innovative drop down door in companionway
  • Full cockpit enclosure/dodger with new canvas and Isinglass
  • Bottom paint spring - 2021
  • 73 lb Rocna anchor
  • New standing rigging
  • New running rigging
  • Technique Voile mainsail with in-mast furling
  • Technique Voile 135% genoa with Profurl roller furling
  • Both sails serviced 2022
  • Asymmetrical spinnaker
  • Custom bobstay and sprit
  • Electric Harken ST 70s primary winches – 2x
  • Harken ST 46s halyard winches forward - 1x electric & 1x manual
  • Dual helms
  • Dual compasses
  • Double lifelines
  • Max Power bow thruster
  • AMC Marine retractable stern thruster
  • Life raft with dedicated compartment aft

  • Swim ladder


  • Master stateroom aft
  • Centerline queen berth
  • Bench seating
  • Vanity with soft close mirror
  • Storage everywhere
  • Hanging closet
  • En suite head with separate shower stall
  • Jabsco electric quiet flush head
  • Samsung television
  • Apple TV
  • LED lighting
  • USB outlets
  • Transformable forward cabin – double cabins forward convert into single owner space
  • Hanging closets
  • Dual ensuite heads
  • Jabsco electric quiet flush head starboard forward
  • Jabsco manual marine head in port forward
  • LED lighting
  • USB outlets
  • Captain/Crew quarters forward in forepeak
  • Jabsco manual marine head


  • Nav station is to starboard opposite the galley.
  • Very large and comfortable U-shaped dinette is to starboard
  • Large & straight settee to port
  • Pneumatically assisted floor panels in salon
  • LED lighting throughout
  • USB outlets


  • L-shaped galley to port designed to be a part of the living space
  • Eno 3-burner stove with oven & hood
  • Powered ventilation
  • Magic Chef microwave oven
  • Keurig coffee maker
  • LPG tanks – 2x
  • Dual basin stainless steel sink with cover
  • Vitrifrigo fridge with top and side access

  • Vitrifigo top-loading deep freezer
  • Countertop cooler/dish rack

Engine Room/Mechanical

  • Yanmar 4JH4-HTE 110hp diesel
  • Racor filtration with pressure gauge
  • Custom LED engine room lighting

  • Joystick to control engine and thrusters
  • Cruisair reverse-cycle HVAC – 3x

  • Nautic water heater

  • Onan generator 7.5kw with hours
  • House banks total 630 amp hours – 6x
  • Xantrex 1800 watt inverter

  • 12V/60A Cristec CPS3 battery charger

  • Electrically retractable 50-amp shore power cable
  • Self-priming electric bilge pumps


  • Raymarine Hybrid Touch 12“ MFD in cockpit
  • Raymarine Hybrid Touch 12“ MFD at nav station
  • Raymarine Radar

  • Raymarine ST 70 speed, depth, wind

  • Raymarine ST 70 autopilot

  • Standard Horizon VHF Matrix AIS+ GX2150

  • Handheld VHF Radio
Raymarine Class B AIS Transceiver

  • Raymarine SR150 Sirius/XM Satellite weather/radio receiver
  • Samsung TVs w with Apple TV – 2x

  • Sony BluRay CD/DVD

  • Fusion stereo system

  • Bose Speakers (interior) with subwoofer

  • All-weather speakers in cockpit

Mechanical Disclaimer

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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