2001 Carver 530 Voyager Pilothouse

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Yacht Overview

Make: Carver

Model: 530 Voyager Pilothouse

Year: 2001

Length: 53′

Located In: Cocoa Beach, FL

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 8343093


This Boat is a Unicorn in today’s market.  

Do NOT wait a day or two to call, it will be under contract.

All photos taken 5/29/2022 without filters or editing…  What you see is an accurate reflection of her condition.

Listen, I know you are probably like I am right now: appalled by the scant availability and sky high asking prices for boats that are in need of MAJOR repairs and restoration.  I’ve been a Broker for over 20 years.  I get it.  I feel your pain.  THIS is not one of those boats.

A low hour, freshwater, covered slip kept vessel in TN until a previous owner brought her down to Florida @ 2018.  She is now owned by an incredibly knowledgeable, OCD, “safety first”,  meticulous boat owner and commercial fisherman who doesn’t just let her sit and rot on the dock — he cruises her regularly.  He and his family spent the past 12+ months going through every system on the boat with an open checkbook: updating, upgrading, and cruising deep into the Exumas, Bahamas.  There isn’t a system on this vessel that has not been looked at and either upgraded, updated, or repaired/replaced — and Seller has all the receipts to prove it.

The only reason for selling is they are upgrading to a MUCH larger vessel, so it is time to let “Copper” go.

This fantastic example of Carver’s MOST popular model has been priced aggressively to market, is in turn-key condition, and is absolutely dripping with new or extremely recent systems upgrades, including all-new electronics in 2019, flybridge air and heat to take the Florida heat down a notch, new (2022) HVAC in the boat, VERY recent survey (2021), along with several years worth of historical oil samples and spectrographic reports available to the next Buyer upon request.

Here’s a non-exhaustive list of upgrades/services done to “Copper” in the past 12 months:

1: Full service of engines & generator including:
– Replaced all raw water impellers
– Pulled both aftercoolers, cleaned, and replaced housing on port engine w/ new housing.
– Replaced all rubber raw water hoses and clamps on both engines.
– Oil/Filters/Engine Zincs


2: Replaced single Racor filter with Racor Duplex filters ($3k)


3: Replaced Salon and Pilothouse AC units w/ new Dometic 15k btu units. ($20k)


4: Ceramic “wax” coated boat superstructure and hull 6/22 ($4k)


5: Replaced galley dishwasher with new stainless Frigidaire.


6: Replaced stock fridges w/ Vitrifrigo drawer fridge/freezers ($7k)


7: Full service of vacuflush system: New seals on heads, rebuilt both pumps and overboard discharge pump.


8: Major upgrade to AC/Inverter systems. Victron system installed w/ 1200 amp hours of Lithium batteries, new monitoring system, auto switch overs, etc. ($37k). With this system you can run the master bedroom AC off of the batteries for up to 7 hours (depending on temp).


9: New washing machine in master bedroom.


10: New reverse osmosis system installed at galley sink.


11: New bottom paint, zincs & prop/rudder paint 2/2022


PLUS, in the past 18 months or so:


NEW flooring (2021), a NEW induction range (21) and microwave in galley (21), the rare dishwasher option, upgraded LED lighting, NEW Seadek (2021) (still under warranty), NEW faucets in heads and galley, NEW late model style upgraded steering wheels, NEW lines and fenders, NEW Smart TVs in salon and Master (2021), NEW gray water sump pump, both toilets rebuilt (2021), NEW fire extinguishers and CO detectors (2021)… the list goes on even further, but you get the idea.

Again, she is being offered in truly well above average condition — what that means is that as far as the Seller’s are aware, there should not be any mechanical, safety, or functionality deficiencies.  Cosmetically too, she is in well above average condition, thanks in large part to her low hours and her very short time in a saltwater environment, with the only eventual update that will need to be performed at some point in the next few years being the flybridge enclosures.

Full Specs

Boat Name



LOA: 53.75
Beam: 15.33 ft
Maximum Draft: 4.75 ft
Bridge Clearance: 19 ft
Dry Weight: 48,500 lb
Headroom: 6.92 ft


Engine Brand: Cummins
Engine Model: 6CTA
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 450|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard

Engine Brand: Cummins
Engine Model: 6CTA
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 450|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (200 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (800 Gallon)
Holding Tanks: 1 (100 Gallon)


Number of single berths: 6
Number of heads: 2

Manufacturer Provided Description
It's impossible to mistake the unique profile and extraordinary styling of the Carver 530 Voyager Pilothouse. Its stunning beauty is one reason why yachtsmen around the world have been drawn to it. Another is its technological prowess. With exquisite comfort and style, the 530 combines superb structural integrity and total luxury. It also extends cruising ranges far beyond other yachts in its class with a remarkable 800-gallon fuel capacity.
Additional Description
66 ft2 (approx.), integral to hull and deck. 110V outlet - GFCI protected. Aft bridge extension ladder - stainless steel, with 43" hand rail, diamond pattern nonskid steps. Bolsters - padded, across transom. Cleats (2) - 12" stainless steel, through-bolted through aluminum backing plate, inboard-mounted with stainless steel hawse pipes. Grab rails (2) - 40" stainless steel, by side deck stairways. Grab rail - 66" stainless steel, on top of transom. Grab rail - 18" stainless steel, at top of aft bridge extension ladder. Hatch - engine room access, 3' x 5', guttered, watertight, supported by gas shocks. Lights (4) - courtesy, recessed, with exterior-mounted switch. Lights (2) - overhead, recessed, with exterior-mounted switch. Overhead sun/weather protection - 58" from cabin toward stern. Side deck stairways (2) - integral to deck. Transom door - fiberglass, stainless steel latch.
Additional Description
SALON: 110V outlets (3) - GFCI protected. AC and DC distribution panels. Barrel chair - Flexsteel. Carpet - beige, tufted cut pile, 65 oz., crush-resistant, 100% nylon. Designer decor. Entertainment group - 25" TV, VCR, and 110V component stereo including AM/FM receiver, CD player, 2 speakers in salon, and 2 speakers in pilothouse. Entrance door - stainless steel frame, curved, sliding, 45" x 72", handle lock, deadbolt, neutral density glass, with interior screen. Hardware highlights - brass/chrome. Lights (9) - halogen, overhead, recessed. Lounge - Flexsteel, chamois UltraLeather, with double incliners and sofa extension. Miniblinds - decor-matched. Rocker light switches. Telephone connector. MASTER STATEROOM - 110V outlets (3) - GFCI protected. Bedside endtables (2) - solid surface tops. Berth - oversized queen, inner-spring mattress, island. Carpet - beige, tufted cut pile, 65 oz., crush-resistant, 100% nylon. Designer decor. Drawer - 18.5" x 11" x 4.75" in wall near entrance door. Dresser - integral, solid surface top, 5 drawers. Entrance door - pocket-style, secures open and closed. Hanging lockers (2) - cedar-lined, carpeted, 20+" hanging bar, overhead shelf, automatic light, mirror and clothes hooks (2) on inside of door. Hardware highlights - brass/chrome. Lights (2) - directable reading sconces. Lights (8) - halogen, overhead, recessed. Miniblinds - decor-matched. Mirror over berth. Portlights (2) - screened. Rocker light switches. Sheet set - fitted sheet, flat sheet, and two pillow cases. Step-up on each side of berth - solid surface. Storage - under berth, with door. Storage drawers (10). Storage shelves (4). Telephone connector.
Additional Description
AC/DC distribution panels with magnetic circuit breakers and integral generator and bilge blower controls; AC and DC voltmeters; AC and DC ammeters. Batteries (5) - deep cycle, marine (12V). Battery chargers (3) - electronic, AC-DC converters. External connectors - CATV, telephone. Generator - 10.0 kW, diesel. Ground Fault Circuit Interrupt (GFCI) protection - all 110V outlets. Inverter. Shore power connector - 50 amp. Shore power cord - 50 ft. Wiring system - tinned copper strand wire, harnessed, color-coded, labeled, meets or exceeds ABYC standards.
Additional Description
110V outlet - GFCI protected. Coffee maker. Designer decor. Flooring - wood plank. Freezer. Hardware highlights - brass/chrome. Lights (2) - halogen, over range, recessed. Lights (3) - halogen, overhead, recessed. Microwave/convection oven - built-in. Oven - electric. Range - electric, three-burner with stainless steel and solid surface bi-fold cover. Range vent. Refrigerator. Rocker light switches. Sink - two basin, integral, with solid surface covers. Solid surface countertops. Stainless steel backsplash around range. Storage - under sink. Storage drawers. Storage cabinets. Towel bar - brass. Towel rings (2).
Additional Description
Anodes - zinc, sacrificial. Battery master disconnect switches. Battery restraint brackets. Bilge blowers (12V). Bilge pumps (3) - 2000 gph each, automatic/manual operation. CO detectors in salon and staterooms. Compass - illuminated. Engine alarms - temperature and oil pressure. Fire suppression system - automatic, FE241 (FM200 in European Community). Fog bell - 8", stainless steel. Galvanic isolator/zinc saver. Horns - dual, air/electric (12V), trumpet. Internal bonding system. Isolation transformers on the internal shore power lines. Molded nonskid surfaces on all walk decks - diamond pattern. Navigation lights (COLREGS). Bronze valves for all underwater thru-hulls.
Additional Description
Cummins 450C engines (2). Dripless shaft logs with spare seals. Exhaust mufflers - engines. Exhaust muffler - generator. Fresh water cooling - engines. Fresh water cooling - generator. Fuel tanks - welded, baffled 5052 aluminum. Hydraulic steering. Propellers. Propeller shafts - aquamet. Rudders - 421 manganese bronze. Seawater strainers. Cutlass bearings - synthetic rubber composite. Struts - 421 manganese bronze. Trim tabs - stainless steel, hydraulic.
Additional Description
Hand-laid, molded fiberglass components featuring composite laminate hullsides, decks, and cabintops. Molded fiberglass stringer system. Solid fiberglass hull bottoms with Knytex substrates and Vinylester barrier coat. Unitized deck, cockpit, and cabintop construction with integral aluminum truss reinforcement in cabintop structure
Additional Description
SIDE DECKS - Bow rail - 1.25" O.D., lineal-buffed, welded stainless steel, with additional intermediate rail amidships and forward. Bow rail stanchions - double-welded (inside and outside), stainless steel, anchored to aluminum backing plates laminated into deck. Cleats (4) - 10" spring, stainless steel, with chafe plates, through-bolted through aluminum backing plate. Deck toe rail. Grab rail - stainless steel, over cabin windows, running length of cabin and above windshields. Pilothouse door - starboard side deck, sliding, 11" stainless steel grab handle. Rail gate - starboard side. Rub rail molding - heavy-duty, stainless steel insert. FORE DECK - Bow lockers - twin, self-draining for fender storage and anchor chain locker access. Cleats (2) - 12" stainless steel with chafe plates, through-bolted through aluminum backing plate. Cleat - 12" stainless steel for anchor line, through-bolted through aluminum backing plate. Windshield weather covers - black mesh.
110V outlet - GFCI protected. Beverage holders (4) - recessed, integrated. Carpet - beige, tufted cut pile, 65 oz., crush-resistant, 100% nylon. Circuit breakers - for helm controls. Command bridge access stairway. Helm - wrap-around, aircraft-style. Helm seat - Flexsteel, UltraLeather, 6-way electrically adjustable. Lights (6) - halogen, recessed, overhead. Lounge - L-shaped, chamois UltraLeather. Night operations light - halogen, red illumination. Overhead panel - 37" x 15" flush-mounted, for electronics. Side deck door - starboard, sliding. Rocker light switches. Telephone connector. Windshield defoggers (3). Windshield wipers (3) - each with fresh water washer.
Master Head
Hardware highlights - brass/chrome. Rocker light switches. Towel sets (4) - bath towel, hand towel, and washcloth. VANITY DAIS - 110V outlets (2) - GFCI protected. Carpet - beige, tufted cut pile, 65 oz., crush-resistant, 100% nylon. Lights (4) - halogen, overhead, recessed. Medicine cabinets (2) - 3 shelves each. Soap dish - wall-mounted, solid glass. Towel rings (2). Vanity - solid surface top and backsplash with integral sink, 2 shelves below with 2 doors. WATER CLOSET - Entrance door - secures closed, stainless steel hardware, cherry wood with frosted glass and modified Queen Ann grill. Head fan. Light - halogen, overhead, recessed. Portlight - screened, privacy glass. Toilet - electric flush, pedestal. Toilet paper holder. SHOWER/TUB STALL - Designer shower curtain. Designer waterfall tub spigot. Entrance door - secures closed, stainless steel hardware, cherry wood with frosted glass and modified Queen Ann grill. Hand shower - retractable, wall-mounted holding bracket. Lights (2) - halogen, overhead, recessed. Portlight - screened, privacy glass. Towel bar - 20".
Guest Stateroom
110V outlets (2) - GFCI protected. Berth - oversized queen, inner-spring mattress, island. Carpet - beige, tufted cut pile, 65 oz., crush-resistant, 100% nylon. Clothes hooks (2) - chrome, on door to head. Designer curtains - decor-matched. Designer decor. Entrance door - secures open and closed. Hanging locker - full-height, cedar-lined, 9" swivel hanging bar, automatic light, shared with third stateroom. Hanging locker - carpeted, 9" swivel hanging bar, 2 side shelves, automatic light. Hardware highlights - brass/chrome. Lights (2) - directable reading, recessed. Lights (6) - halogen, overhead, recessed. Mirrored headboard. Overhead hatch - circular, 20.5" diameter, lockable, inside screen, over berth. Portlights (4) - screened. Private guest head access. Rocker light switches. Sheet set - fitted sheet, flat sheet, and two pillow cases. Storage drawers (2).
Engine Notes
Top speed of boat: 26mph
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