October 30, 2023

New Model: Albemarle 53 Spencer Edition

The most awaited sportfish yacht of recent years, the Albemarle 53 Spencer Edition is finally here.  A long three years of waiting for the Albemarle 53 Spencer Edition which makes a hype, for being the first custom-production sportfish collaboration ever.  She is also Albemarle largest build to date who have been toying with the the idea of going beyond 41 feet since 2008, with the 53 Spencer Edition announced in 2020.  Designed by Paul Spencer, the Albemarle 53 Spencer Edition, looks and plays the part looking as being made by the most busy and productive of the sportfish custom builders, with the Wanchese North Carolina builder delivering over two hundred hulls since 1996.  The Albemarle 53 also enters in that size were Spencer does not make much anymore, with his latest seven builds all being over 60 feet.  The Albemarle 53 Spencer edition offers a three double cabins lower deck layout, with a master stateroom forward, and two guest cabins at midships; L-shape bunk to starboard, and twin bunks to port-side, and a second guest spacious shower head.  The main deck is traditional sportfish yacht with a countertop galley to starboard forward, dinette opposite, and relaxing sofa lounge on entrance.  The flybridge accessed via a staircase to starboard offers a dual seat central console layout with sun-lounger in-front of the console, and two port and starboard settees.  The Albermarle 53 Spencer Edition is standard powered by twin Cats 1000hp with options of 1150hp, and or MTU 1600hp as fitted to hull number one, for speeds up to 46 knots. 
Technical Data:
LOA - 16.15 m (53ft)
Beam - 5.03 m
Draft - 1.52 m
Displacement - 27215 kg dry
Fuel Capacity - 6056 l
Water Capacity - 567 l
Accommodation - six berths in three cabins
Engines - 2 x Cats C12.9 1000hp, C18 1150, MTU 10V2000 M96L 1600hp
Propulsion - direct line shaft
Speed - 46 knots max from MTUs 1600hp
Hull Shape - modified Vee with sharp deep entry close at 12.5 degrees aft
Construction - resin infused with PvC foam core and Vinilester resins
Project - Paul Spencer
Certification - CE B

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