2008 Sandpiper Enclosed Flybridge Motoryacht

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Yacht Overview

Make: Sandpiper

Model: Enclosed Flybridge Motoryacht

Year: 2008

Length: 53′

Located In: Treasure Island, FL

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 8378474


Vanderbilt yachts out of Albany KY built these Spectacular Enclosed pilot house yachts. This is number 5 of 5 Made all USA. GREAT 2 Stateroom Layout , Huge salon and enclosed fly bridge, 540 Cummins diesels with low original hours 

Hull: Steep entry with a variable deadrise hull running aft with softened chines for a predictable ride. Easy to control at low speeds around the docks with her bow thruster. 6″ Keel and large S/S rudders for exceptional tracking. A great amount of Bow flair and spray rails for a dry ride. Prop Tunnels for a shallower draft. Solid FRP bottom. Integrated swim step.

Deep toe rail foredeck (12″) for safety up there. Dripless shaft logs. CO2 Fire system.

480 gallons usable fuel. 2800 rpm shows 23kts. 2300 RPM is 20kts, burning 21 GPH. 
17 kts is longest range with better than 1 GPM

Key Features Two Layer of Vinylester Skin Coats to protect against blistering Hand Laid Heavy Knit Fiberglass to provide greater strength and structural integrity Composite Cored Stringers to provide rot free strength unlike wood that rots or low density foams that provide no added strength Six Full Height Rot Free Composite Bulkheads Solid Hand Laid fiberglass hull bottom Nida-Cored Hull Sidewalls for greater stiffness without added weight Tanks are all aluminum and centrally located for better weight distribution Cummins Diesels assures the customer of service centers nearby. Interior fiberglass moldings provide a better maintenance free and less moisture absorbing components LED low voltage lighting to reduce Generator loading and extend battery life High Gloss Cherry Interior with Hardwood Cabinetry Quality down to the sump pumps with the use of Whale Waters sealed sump compartment and external mounted pump Bilge pumps have internal float switches to reduce danger of foreign materials disabling the float switch 


Accommodations & Layout

Sleeps up to (6)  owners and guests in 2 double staterooms; two enclosed heads with showers. LAYOUT FROM FORWARD: Chain locker is followed by the spacious FORWARD MASTER STATEROOM, offering a walk-around island berth on centerline; opening overhead skylight hatch; outboard portlights; overhead and accent lighting plus reading lights; built-in locker and drawer storage; privacy door aft; and private MASTER HEAD with separate stall shower. 

FORWARD COMPANION offers access to the VIP GUEST STATEROOM, featuring double berth outboard; outboard portlight(s); overhead and accent lighting plus reading lights; built-in locker and drawer storage; and privacy door inboard.  

ALSO NOTE handy SHIP’S LAUNDRY in dedicated cabinetry.

Up and aft from the companionway lands in the light and bright MAIN CABIN, with UP GALLEY situated forward to port in an open floorplan for easy conversation and entertaining! SALON follows, offering great visibility from every seat; built-in flat screen TV; aft doors open to the ample COCKPIT. 

Up and forward finds the impressive PILOTHOUSE, with centerline MAIN HELM, aft bench guest seating with table; dual sliding SIDE DECK doors; and inside steps up to the UPPER DECK. FLYBRIDGE is forward with complete UPPER HELM and built-in guest seating; BOAT DECK follows.

INTERIOR is exceptionally clean, bright, and inviting throughout, with blond wood joinery in a ‘Danish modern’ style, ivory headliner, and carpeted sole in warm, neutral sand tones. CLIMATE CONTROL is via (3) reverse-cycle heat and air conditioning units; HEADS are Vacuflush and plumbed to holding tank with pumpout valve. 

Galley & Domestic

All-modern GALLEY is well situated for meals and snack service to all on-board areas! Features and equipment include 2-burner galley cooktop; microwave oven; upright refrigerator with freezer; Broan trash compactor; galley sink; hot/cold pressure freshwater system with hot water heater; ivory Corian countertops; and ample cabinet plus drawer storage throughout. ALSO NOTE: on-deck bar fridge; central vac system; Combomatic 6000 clothes washer/dryer at the belowdecks SHIP’S LAUNDRY.  


12vDC and 120v/220v AC systems with panels and fuse/circuit breaker protection; large Onan 13.5kW genset with sound shield; house and starting batteries; ; 50-amp dockside electrical inlet with 50′ hook-up cable. 

Deck & Hull

DECKS are easy care fiberglass with molded-in non-skid; deep protective toerails/bulwarks from the dual sliding pilothouse side deck doors forward. Heavy-gauge stainless safety rails; stainless staple rails at the swimstep; international navigation lights; deck lighting; spotlight; access stairs to the upper deck from both the pilothouse and via the boat deck to the cockpit. 

GROUND TACKLE includes Delta style plow-style main anchor with Maxwell anchor windlass at the foredeck with flybridge remote. ALSO NOTE: Roskelly/Olsson davit at the boat deck; (3) pantograph style wipers; fenders & lines; life jackets.

Mechanical Equipment

ENGINES are freshwater cooled with fuel filters; CONTROL STATIONS at flybridge and pilothouse helms; engine synchronizer gauges; Tank Tender system; automatic/manual bilge pump(s); automatic Halon automatic fire control system in the engine room plus manual DC hand held units in the cabins. 


Any of owners’ personal items left on board, including any items not listed in the specifications, are not included with the sale of the vessel.


Full Specs

Boat Name

Dr's Orders


LOA: 52.42
Beam: 14 ft


Engine Brand: Cummins
Engine Model: QSC8.3-540 HO
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 540|horsepower

Engine Brand: Cummins
Engine Model: QSC8.3-540 HO
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 540|horsepower


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (200 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (520 Gallon)


Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2

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