October 9, 2013

New Model: Cranchi 53 Eco Trawler LD

It's definitely one of Cranchi's most announced and awaited novelties, and also an unedited new direction for the World famous North Italian family run boat builder.  The 53 Eco Trawler LD is Cranchi's answer to a segment of the market which have seen a high renewed interest from boaters since fuel costs have started to increase more or less about a decade ago.  What's interesting about Cranchi new Explorer yacht is that in it come a lot of the ideas featured in the latest planning yachts; astern galley, full beam owner midships stateroom are here, fore deck settee, as well as IPS pod propulsion to help improve economy, giving more buck to the mile are all features of this entry in the long distance segment.  An interesting part of the 53 Eco Trawler LD layout is also the four option choice to the third cabin below.  You can have have this third cabin space in various utilities; twin berths, dinette with no bulk head, storage and two bunk berths, and last as a separate office.      
Technical Data:
LOA - 17 m (55.9ft)
Hull Length - 15 m
Beam - 4.95 m
Displacement - 18,200 kg dry
Fuel Capacity - 2700 l
Water Capacity - 810 l
Accommodation - 6 berths in 3 cabins, or 4 berths in 2 cabins
Max Persons - 14
Engines - 2 x Volvo D6 435hp
Propulsion - Volvo forward looking dual propeller IPS pods