1997 Carver 500 Cockpit Motor Yacht

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Yacht Overview

Make: Carver

Model: 500 Cockpit Motor Yacht

Year: 1997

Length: 50′

Located In: Marco Island, FL

Engine/Fuel Type:

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 8585192


The Carver 500 is a terrific boat to live aboard and enjoy coastal cruising with note this boat has cruised the Bahamas.   This layout with an aft master stateroom with access to a big cockpit, enclosed helm with a big aft deck and a hardtop , roomy salon and open galley and VIP with a separate bath – is very desirable and easy to live aboard in comfort.

Her interior teak wood paneling is in fine condition without leaks or stains.   She has benefitted from many upgrades including Glendinning electronic controls, renewed refrigerator and ice maker (aft deck)

Full Specs


LOA: 50
Beam: 15.33 ft
Maximum Draft: 4.58 ft
Dry Weight: 36,000 lb


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (200 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (680 Gallon)
Holding Tanks: 1 (70 Gallon)


Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2

Accommodations and Layout

Offering a spacious and comfortable interior that is sure to please, you will note the galley and the salon are on the same level. This provides fun cooking in the galley while entertaining friends in the salon. Her 2-stateroom layout offers both VIP forward and Master stateroom aft both with full queen berths and heads. She will make the perfect condo on the water and a fine coastal cruising yacht.

The 500 Cockpit also has a phenomenal deck layout. There are molded steps lead down to the functional cockpit with direct access to the master stateroom and a walk-thru transom door with an oversized integral swim platform. Topside the Flybridge is comfortably arranged and provides plenty of seating around the helm console. Additional features include wing doors to wide side decks, and easily accessed engine room.

Her economical and dependable 450-hp Cummins diesels will cruise at 18 knots (about 21 knots top). She rides on a conventional modified V-hull with a relatively wide beam and a shallow keel for directional stability.

Blinds (Salon renewed 12.23)

High-end vinyl waterproof flooring throughout – brand new 10.23!


Full-sized refrigerator/freezer

Dishwasher (original)

Princess stove and oven

Microwave oven

Trash compactor

Raritan ice maker (aft deck) (upgrade)

Norcold Drink fridge (aft deck) (upgrade)

Electronics and Entertainment

Garmin 3210 plotter (needs replacement)

Garmin depth sounder module

Raytheon radar

Lowrance gps (old unit but works as redundant sonar)

Standard Vhf w/hailer (Helm and Salon)

Simrad autopilot

Ritchie compass

Pepwave wifi system

Intellian satellite tv system