53 ft 2008 Sunseeker Portofino - Whatever It Takes

53 ft 2008 Sunseeker Portofino - Whatever It Takes 53 ft 2008 Sunseeker Portofino - Whatever It Takes

Price: USA flag $599,000.00

The Sunseeker 53 Portofino is a perfect day cruiser with the amenities of a much larger vessel. Three stateroom, two head layout with an open floor plan, she sleeps six adults in three cabins. The master is forward with a queen berth and private head and shower. Her guest cabins are amidship and share the second head/shower. The port cabin has a double berth and door to the head, the starboard cabin has offset bunks with Washer/Dryer. All staterooms have flat panel TVs with satellite TV uplink. There are stereos installed throughout the entire boat.

The salon features leather settee and pull out stools providing comfortable dining for six adults. Her galley is fully equipped with Sunseekers trademark cutlery, dishware, and glassware, all housed in custom pegged cabinets.

The engine room is spacious for a yacht this size and the tender garage offers easy access and deployment of water toys.

Boat Name: Whatever It Takes

Condition: Used

YW#: 78841-2769581

Year: 2008

Located in: CT, United States

Principal Characteristics

Length: 53 ft

LOA: 56 ft 11 in

Hull Material: Fiberglass

Hull Shape: Deep Vee

Engine Numbers: 2

Engine Description:

Engine 1:

  • Engine Brand: Caterpillar
  • Engine Model: C-12
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Engine Hours: 440
  • Drive Type: Direct Drive

Engine 2:

  • Engine Brand: Caterpillar
  • Engine Model: C-12
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Engine Hours: 440
  • Drive Type: Direct Drive

Fuel: Diesel

Beam: 15 ft 1 in

LWL: 42 ft 5 in

Draft: 4

Fuel Capacity: 486

Fresh Water Capacity: 106

Maximum Speed: 34

Cruising Speed: 27



Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 2

Other Features


Dry Weight: 42500 lbs

Principal Features

  • Garage to house tender
  • Electric anchor winch with deck and cockpit controls
  • Hot and cold swimming shower
  • Full wet bar with hot and cold water
  • Top loading ice chest
  • Cockpit table
  • Camper/Suntop and tonneau cover
  • Electronic speedlog
  • Depth sounder
  • VHF radio
  • Flat screen TV's in each cabin
  • DVD player in saloon
  • Radio/CD player
  • Electric refrigerator
  • Electric cooktop and microwave
  • Hot and cold water system
  • Automatic fire extinguishers
  • Automatic bilge pump
  • Radar
  • Autopilot
  • Generator
  • Teak swim platform and step
  • AC shore power/battery charger
  • Antifouling paint

Optional Extras

  • Hydraulic hard top
  • Air conditioning
  • Upgraded generator
  • Teak cockpit
  • Bow thruster
  • Large portholes

A/V Equipment

  • Satellite TV system
  • 4 LCD TV's and DVD
  • Sony Surround Sound Speakers in salon, cockpit and on bow

Main Cabin

  • Large dinette
  • Flatscreen television
  • DVD player
  • Radio/CD with speakers in cabin and cockpit
  • Storage beneath seats
  • Drinks cupboard
  • Overhead halogen lights 24v
  • Opening portholes w/screens
  • Deck hatch
  • Main switch and circuit breaker panel (AC/DC)
  • Double AC socket
  • Scatter cushions
  • Fitted carpet

Deck Equipment

  • Fittings all in stainless steel
  • Pulpit and cockpit rails
  • Stainless steel fendering with rubber insert
  • 8 stainless steel cleats
  • Curved stainless steel framed safety glass windscreen
  • Stainless steel bow roller with anchor stop
  • Stainless steel bow plate
  • Delta anchor and 45m chain (galvanized)
  • Electric winch and capstan with deck and cockpit controls 24v
  • IMCO navigation lights
  • Ensign staff and socket
  • Fender tie bar under anchor locker lid

Aft Deck

  • Self draining
  • Safety door
  • Full wetbar with hot and cold water
  • Top loading ice chest
  • Deeply upholstered seating for up to 8 around cockpit table
  • Foldaway cockpit table
  • Lockers beneath seating
  • Aft sunpad
  • Garage with hydraulic opening door to house tender
  • Glass holders
  • Overhead cockpit lights 24v
  • 6 x Low-level cockpit lights 24v
  • Waterproof carpet


  • Twin Northstar 6001 Displays with Plotter, GPS, Radar, Depth, Weather and FLIR Night Vision Camera
  • Folding helm seat
  • Chart area
  • Contoured console with burr type walnut fascia
  • Single lever engine controls
  • Autopilot system
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Wood rimmed steering wheel
  • Full analog engine instrumentation
  • Electronic speedlog
  • Depth sounder
  • Fresh-water gauge
  • Fuel gauge
  • Steering indicator
  • VHF radio
  • Compass
  • Horn
  • Trim tab controls
  • Waterproof plug and socket 12v
  • 2 windscreen wipers and washers
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Glass holders


  • Electric refrigerator 24v
  • Electric cooktop and microwave
  • Double AC socket
  • Hot and cold water
  • 6 place dinnerware and flatware sets
  • Cupboards and drawers
  • Opening porthole w/screen and curtain
  • Hand-held fire extinguisher
  • First aid kit
  • Rubbish bin

Electrical Equipment

  • Kohler 9 kw generator with underwater silent exhaust
  • AC dockside connection
  • Galvanic isolator
  • 24v DC electrical system with full circuit breaker protection
  • 4 x engine batteries 24v circuit
  • 2 x domestic batteries 12/24v circuit
  • 1 x generator batteries 12v circuit
  • Alternator split charging system
  • Battery switches controlled from locker in cockpit
  • Battery charger for 24v circuits
  • Battery charger for 12v circuits
  • Water heater
  • AC sockets throughout the boat

Engine and Mechanical

  • Twin Caterpillar C-12's with direct drive gearbox
  • Sound insulation throughout engine room
  • 2 x aluminium fuel tanks with electric senders
  • Automatic fire extinguishers
  • 2 x automatic bilge pumps
  • Separate fuel filters/water separators
  • Extractor fans
  • Aluminium fresh-water tank with electric sender
  • 12v fresh-water pressure system
  • Hot water tank

US Specifications Included

  • Air conditioning
  • Upgraded generator
  • US Coast Guard build regulations
  • US specification appliances


  • Hand-laid GRP
  • Gel coat including stripes
  • Vinylester skin coat with powderbound mat
  • Stitched multi-axial reinforced single skin bottom
  • Balsa cored hull topsides
  • PVC foam cored deck and superstructure
  • Hull stiffened with longitudinal stringers supported by transverse bulkheads and floors

Manufacturer Provided Description

Equally rewarding as an extended cruiser or a family day boat, the Portofino 53 has top speeds of 35 knots and a range of up to 300 miles, putting this Sports Cruiser in a league of its own. There is plenty of space to socialize in the aft cockpit and six people can be accommodated in complete comfort in the Portofino's three plush cabins.


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.