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1972 Spencer 53

Vancouver, Canada


Robust and sea kindly with spacious accommodations, her classic lines and sleek shape will also give her a good turn of speed. Ideal live aboard long distance cruiser.

Basic Boat Info

Price: C$120,000
Boat Name: Purusha
Make: Spencer
Model: 53
Year: 1972
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Spencer Boats Ltd.
Designer: John Brandlmayr
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 53 ft
Length Overall: 53 ft
Waterline Length: 37'6 ft
Beam: 13'2 ft
Max Draft: 8 ft
Displacement: 34,000 lb
Ballast: 13,000 lb
Electrical Circuit: 12 V

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Perkins
  • Model: Sabre M92B
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 85hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: Bronze
  • Year: 2011


Fuel Tanks: 2
Fuel Tank Capacity: 175 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Plastic
Water Tanks: 2
Water Tank Capacity: 300 gal
Water Tank Material: Plastic
Holding Tank Count: 2
Holding Tank Capacity:
Holding Tank Material: Plastic


Heads Count: 2
Total Liferaft Capacity: 24
Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Electric
Boat Class: Cruisers, Racers and Cruisers


Kevin Pritchard
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Fraser Yacht Sales Ltd.


Fraser Yacht Sales Ltd.
1818 Maritime Mews Granville Island
Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6H 3X2

General description

This is a semi-production, custom Brandlmayr design, blue water cruiser, of fibreglass construction throughout having a raked stem, round bilges to fin keel, skeg attached rudder and transom stem. The decks comprise of an open flush foredeck with anchor windlass and chain locker followed by the raised trunk cabin and cockpit hardtop with side decks leading to the cockpit hardtop with side decks leading to the aft cockpit and short afterdeck.

Below deck there is a fo'c's'le cabin forward with sail/storage locker, V-berth, port and starboard hanging lockers. Next aft is the guest cabin to starboard with double bunks and enclosed head with shower opposite to port. Next aft is the lower salon with port and starboard settees/convertible berths with additional raised outboard pipe berths. Steps lead up to the main salon with an L-shaped galley to port and convertible U-shaped dinette/berth to starboard.

Next aft to port are the companionway steps to the aft cockpit and amidships companionway to the aft cabin and navigator's station. The aft cabin is laid out with the navigator's station to starboard forward followed by a quarter berth. Opposite to port is a vanity and inclosed head compartment followed by the port side aft quarter. The machinery space is located beneath the main salon sol and is accessed by removable hatches.

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.

Maxwell Liberty 3000 windlass 300' bbb chain 75 lb plow anchor

2 Danforth spare anchors + 100' chain

2 X DBC 12 person life rafts



Data Link system

6 X 12 volt house batteries 2016

1 X 12 volt start battery

310 amp Balmar Alternator on double belt pulley

90 amp alternator


Lee cloths for all bunks

Double sinks in galley


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