1998 Navigator 53' Raised Pilothouse

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Yacht Overview

Make: Navigator

Model: 53' Raised Pilothouse

Year: 1998

Length: 53′

Located In: Madisonville, LA

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 8352730


Troubadour is a 1998 53′ Navigator raised pilothouse motoryacht. She offers twin Volvo Penta 430 HP main engines, Kohler 13.5 kW generator, Xantrex 3,000 watt inverter, Wesmar bowthruster, Floscan fuel monitoring system, some newer Raymarine electronics, internal stairs to the flybridge, raised pilothouse design and a 3 stateroom 2 head layout. Troubadour is Great Loop capable.

Full Specs

Boat Name



LOA: 53
Beam: 15 ft
Maximum Draft: 4.5 ft
Displacement: 42,500 lb
Bridge Clearance: 19.25 ft
Headroom: 6.83 ft


Engine Brand: Volvo-Penta
Engine Model: TAMD73EDC
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 430|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard

Engine Brand: Volvo-Penta
Engine Model: TAMD73EDC
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 430|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (170 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (610 Gallon)
Holding Tanks: 1 (70 Gallon)


Number of single berths: 2
Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 2

53' Navigator Vessel Walkthrough

From the integral fiberglass swimplatform, you step into the aftdeck via a transom gate where you will find steps to each side deck and a sliding door to the salon. Once inside the salon, you will find a lounge chair port aft, Insignia flat screen TV and storage to port, 2 stools, counter and galley port forward, sofa to starboard and storage cabinets and a U-Line icemaker starboard forward. Walk forward and step up into the raised pilothouse where you will find the helm forward, settee to port, side deck access door to starboard and steps aft to the bimini covered flybridge. Walk starboard forward and step down the companionway to find the full beam master stateroom with queen size berth and ensuite head with enclosed shower amidships, a guest stateroom with over/under bunks to port, head with enclosed shower to starboard and a guest stateroom with island double sized berth forward. Engine room access is via the lazarette aft or the utility room forward.

Headroom in the salon is 6'10", 6'8" on the aftdeck, 6'2" in the pilothouse, 6'4" in the master stateroom and shower, 6'5" in the port guest stateroom, 6'6" in the forward guest stateroom, 6'3" in the guest stateroom and 6'5" on the flybridge. The master stateroom berth is 6'5" long, the port guest stateroom berths are 6'8" long and the forward guest stateroom berth is 6'8" long.

The lowest attainable height is 18'3" to the top of the Radar arch. It is 21'3" to the top of the masthead light.

53' Navigator Accommodations

Troubadour offers a full beam master stateroom amidships with a queen size berth and ensuite head with an enclosed shower; a guest stateroom forward with an island double size berth and a guest stateroom to port with over/under berths. The guest head with enclosed shower is to starboard, across from the port guest stateroom and aft of the forward stateroom.

53' Navigator Salon

The salon offers a sliding aluminum & glass door to the aftdeck with a curtain and shade, opening side windows, storage in the port bulkhead, 2 stools and a counter port forward, lounge chair port aft, sofa and coffee table to starboard, storage cabinetry and icemaker starboard forward and carpet.

53' Navigator Galley

The galley is port forward in the salon.

  • Sharp Carousel convection/microwave oven
  • Cuisinart toaster oven
  • Norcold 12vdc refrigerator/freezer
  • Princess 3-burner electric cooktop
  • Double stainless steel sinks
  • Filtered fresh water faucet at the sink
  • Trash compartment
  • Storage cabinets and drawers
  • Wood sole

53' Navigator Dining

Dining space is available at the pilothouse settee and the aftdeck teak table.

53' Navigator Master Stateroom

The full beam master stateroom amidships offers a queen size berth, nightstands, reading lights, storage drawers and cabinets, carpet, 2 hanging lockers, 2 portlights with curtains, full-length mirror and an ensuite head with enclosed shower.

53' Navigator Forward Guest Stateroom

The forward guest stateroom offers an island double size berth, storage drawers and cabinets, hanging locker, shelf, nightstands, anchor chain locker access, overhead hatch, carpet and 2 full-length mirrors. the guest head with enclosed shower is starboard aft of this stateroom.

53' Navigator Port Guest Stateroom

The port guest stateroom offers over/under bunks, portlight, shelf, storage drawer and cabinet, hanging locker and carpet. The guest head with enclosed shower is across the companionway from this stateroom.

53' Navigator Raised Pilothouse

The raised pilothouse offers a side deck access door to starboard, settee to port, helm forward, Springfield helmseat, 5 steps aft to the flybridge hatch and carpet.

53' Navigator Flybridge

The flybridge offers a bimini, non-skid deck, Radar arch, wrap-around seating with storage on each side, 2 wood tables, helm forward, 2 Todd helmseats, sliding hatch to the pilothouse and tender storage aft.

53' Navigator Aftdeck

The aftdeck offers a half hardtop, non-skid deck, sun shade, steps to each side deck, teak table with four teak chairs, Magma stainless steel BBQ grill, line storage, lazarette access, transom storage, and a sliding aluminum & glass door to the salon.

53' Navigator Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Insignia flat screen TV in the salon
  • Alpine CDA-9886M stereo in the salon
  • Polk interior speakers
  • OSD exterior speakers

53' Navigator Electronics
  • Raymarine Quantum Radar
  • Raymarine Hybridtouch multi-function display on the flybridge and in the pilothouse
  • Autohelm Bidata depth/speed display on the flybridge
  • Standard Horizon Eclipse VHF on the flybridge
  • Raytheon Ray220 VHF in the pilothouse
  • Raymarine autopilot in the pilothouse
  • Raymarine ST60 Tridata display in the pilothouse
  • Ritchie magnetic compass on the flybridge
  • Ritchie Powerdamp magnetic compass in the pilothouse
  • Van Cort clock, barometer, thermometer, hygrometer in the pilothouse

53' Navigator Electrical System
  • Kohler 13.5CCOZ 13.5 kH generator with approximately 3,927 hours
  • Xantrex Freedom SW 3024 inverter/charger
  • Xantrex Xanbus system control
  • Professional Mariner ProMatic 24 volt bowthruster battery charger
  • ProMariner ProNautic 12.40P battery charger
  • 50 amp shore power cord
  • Glendinning Cablemaster shore power cord system
  • Marinco and Guest battery switches
  • 12 vdc outlet in the pilothouse and on the flybridge

53' Navigator Engine/Mechanical Equipment
  • Twin Volvo Penta TAMD73EDC High Performance 430 HP main engines with approximately 3,500 hours
  • ZF IRM 301A gearboxes
  • Teleflex engine controls
  • Volvo Penta and VDO gauges
  • Perko sea strainers
  • Hynautic hydraulic steering system
  • Racor 900FG fuel filter with vacuum gauge for each main engine
  • Racor 500FG fuel filter for the generator
  • Floscan fuel monitoring system
  • Wesmar bowthruster
  • Bennett trim tabs
  • Marine Air Systems reverse cycle air conditioning/heating system (3 X 16,000 BTU units)
  • Electric heating system
  • Raritan 20 gallon water heater
  • NuTone central vacuum system
  • Electric heads
  • 2 X 4 bladed Nibral spare propellers
  • 2 spare shafts

53' Navigator Deck Equipment
  • Lewmar anchor windlass with foot controls and remote control on the flybridge
  • Spade 77 lb anchor
  • 2 spare plow anchors
  • Spare 150' nylon anchor rode
  • Stainless steel rails
  • Stainless steel deck hardware
  • Non-skid decks
  • Washdown fore and aft
  • Boarding gate on each side
  • Window covers
  • Fiberglass swimplatform
  • Dock water connection
  • 3 rod holders
  • Swim ladder

53' Navigator Tender
  • Boston Whaler 13' tender with a Garmin Striker dv chart plotter
  • Mercury 30 HP 2 stroke outboard
  • Bower Systems 800 LB davit

53' Navigator Safety and Fire Protection
  • Fire extinguishers
  • First Alert smoke and carbon monoxide detector in the master stateroom
  • Lifering

53' Navigator Exclusions

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53' Navigator Disclaimer

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.

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.

This boat may not be listed by Massey Yacht Sales & Service and may be listed by another brokerage company. This listing is made available as a courtesy to those visiting our website.

The advertising broker is merely providing this information in an effort to represent you as a buyer in the purchase of this vessel.

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