Fraser Yacht Sales Ltd.
1818 Maritime Mews Granville Island
Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6H 3X2
Tel:(250) 516 4393
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1991 Tollycraft 53 Motor Yacht

location icon Ladysmith, Canada
Year 1991
Length 53 ft

The quintessential Pacific Northwest cruising boat, Scruples has been consistently upgraded and well maintained.  This very popular wide body design offers a large salon, 3 nice cabins, a huge flybridge and fabulous inside steering from the pilothouse.  A recent Hard top and Swim Grid extension accentuate the usability of the vessel.    She is powered by Detroit 6V92 TA 525 hp engines, with 8K and 20K Onan generators.  The equipment list includes a Naiad Hydraulic Stabilizers, 14' Center Console tender with two storage positions, newer electronics, upgraded Galley, Satellite TV and tons more!

She is boathouse kept in Ladysmith.  The boathouse is available at an additional cost.  

Notable Information and Equipment: 


Year Built 1991
Category Power
Length Overall 53 ft
Length Of Deck 53 ft
Beam 16'11 ft
Max Draft 3'6 ft
Cabins 3
Cabin Headroom 6'4 ft
Double Berths 3
Construction Fiberglass
Drive Type Direct
Engines 2
Total Engine Power 1,050 hp
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 800 gal
Fuel Tank Mat. Stainless Steel
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 280 gal
Water Tank Mat. Stainless Steel
Holding Tanks 2
Holding Tank Cap. 80 gal
Holding Tank Mat. Plastic
Displacement 52,000 lb
Bridge Clearance 19 ft

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Detroit
Model: 6V92 TA
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 525hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
Year: 1991
Engine Location: Port

Engine 2 Specifications

Make: Detroit
Model: 6V92 TA
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 525hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
Year: 1991
Engine Location: Starboard

A wide salon is entered off the back deck.  Fully furnished with removable furniture and built in teak cabinetry.

  • Entry off Aft Deck Through Teak Door w/ Screen
  • Built-in Teak Cabinetry to Starboard
  • Removable Furniture (chairs, coaches tables etc…)
  • Entertainment Center
  • Side Door Access to Side Deck
  • Opening Windows (recently replaced)
  • Wet Bar w/ Sink and Ice Maker
  • Galley Aft To Port
  • Dinette Forward to Port
  • Centerline Main Helm Station
  • Access to Staterooms Forward to Starboard
  • Side Door Access to Bridge Starboard
  • Storage and Electrical Distribution Panels Aft To Starboard
  • Movable Helm Seat

Located in the Pilothouse, the galley has been recently updated with Stainless Steel Appliances and Corian Counters.

  • Corian Counter Tops w/ Built in Double Sink
  • H/C Pressure Water
  • SS Danby Fridge/Freezer
  • 3 Burner Propane Princess Glass Cook-top
  • SS Large under Counter Oven
  • GE Dishwasher
  • Braun Trash Compacter
  • Samsung SS Microwave
  • In-Sink Garbage Disposal
  • Custom Pantry Storage
  • Parkay Flooring


  • Queen Walkaround Centerline Berth
  • Hanging Lockers
  • Drawers for Storage
  • Built In Vanity w/ Lighted Mirror
  • 6 Opening Ports
  • En-Suite Head w/ Shower
  • L Settee Forward to Port
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Built-in Ventilation Fans
  • Climate Controls

Forward VIP

  • Queen Walkaround Centerline Berth
  • Hanging Lockers
  • Drawers for Storage
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Built-in Ventilation Fans
  • Climate Controls

Guest Cabin

  • Queen Pullman Berth
  • Storage in Lockers and Drawers
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Built-in Ventilation Fans
  • Climate Controls
  • Large Hanging Locker
  • Custom GRP Hardtop w/ Hatches and Integral Lighting
  • Fully Enclosed w/ Isneglass Enclosure
  • SS Arc w/ Radar, Sat TV, Aerials etc...
  • Fully Equipped Helm Station 
  • Wet Bar w/ Sink, Ice Maker and Fridge
  • SS Rail Mounted BBQ w/ Propane Bottle Storage
  • Sun Bed
  • Custom Hem Chairs (2)
  • Settee w/ High Low Table
  • Upgraded Upholstery and Carpeting
  • Upper Tender Storage w/ Tender Crane Type Davit


  • Garmin 72 mile Open Array Radar w/GPS plotting interface
  • 2x Garmin 14" Screen (charts, radar, depth)
  • Robertson Shipmate ADL 2000 Autopilot w/ Controls at Both Helms
  • lcom VHF IC M-504 Radio
  • Standard Horizon VHF GX 2150 Matrix AIS
  • Datamarine Dart digital speed/depth/log
  • Datamarine analogue wind speed & direction indicator
  • Ritchie fluxgate electronic main compass

Entertainment and Convenience

  • KVH TracVision TV7 Satellite TV System
  • Central entertainment system w/audio request custom keypad access from all cabins
  • Speakers Throughout Vessel
  • Speakers for foredeck – removable
  • 50” Flat Screen TV in Salon
  • TV’s in all Staterooms
  • Gyro Satellite TV
  • Landline TV cable & telephone connections fwd & aft
  • Integrated Shipboard Phone System & Intercom 

AC Electrical System

  • Distribution Panel w/ Breakers
  • Analog Volt Meter
  • MasterVolt 200 amp Battery Charger
  • MasterVolt 100 amp Battery Charger
  • NewMar 30 amp Battery Charger
  • Mastervolt 4000 watt Inverter
  • Onan 8Kw Genset
  • Onan 20Kw Genset
  • Integrated Shore Power/Transformer System Accepts 120, 208, or 220 volt sources, also steps up 100 volt service to 220 volt
  • Fwd &Aft Shorepower Inlet Connections w/Fittings for 30amp & 50amp125/250V service
  • Complete set of shore cords and adapters
  • 110 Volt Outlets Throughout Vessel
  • 110 Volt Lighting Throughout Vessel

DC Electrical System

  • Distribution Panel w/ Breakers
  • Amp Hour Monitor Display for House Bank Batteries
  • 2) 8D 12V Engine Starting Batteries
  • 2) 12V Gen Set Start Batteries
  • 14) 6V House Batteries
  • Emergency Start System for Main engines
  • Newmar Phase Three charger for engine and generator batteries
  • 12 Volt Outlets Throughout Vessel
  • 12 Volt Lighting Throughout Vessel


  • Detroit Diesel 6V92 TA 525HP w/ ~4,500 hrs Since Rebuild
  • Onan 8Kw Generator
  • Onan 20Kw Generator
  • Naiad series 252 Hydraulic Roll Stabilizers
  • Keypower 10" 15HP Hydraulic Bow Thruster (3 Stations)
  • PSS Drip Less Shaft Seals
  • 325amp Alternator on Stbr Engine {house batteries)
  • 165amp Alternator on Port engine (start batteries)
  • Walker Airsep Oil Separator System on Main Engines
  • Floscan Digital Tach w/ Fuel Flow Monitoring system
  • 2 Helm Control stations: Custom alarm monitor panel @ both stations
  • 3rd Cockpit Engine Control Station
  • Microcommander Electric Engine Controls
  • Upgraded actuator boxes & auto synchronizer system

Additional Mechanical

  • Spectra Catalina 300MK II Z-lon Watermaker (300 gallon per day).
  • Webasto Hydronic Cabin Heat 5 Zones w/ Engine Preheat Option
  • Marine Air Revese Cycle Air Conditioning/Heat
  • Halon Fire Protection in Engine Room
  • Propane System for Galley
  • Maxwell anchor windlass w/ wireless remote control & digital chain counter
  • Jabsco 10" Remote Control Searchlight w/2 Control Stations
  • 2 Separate Independent Galley Maid Marine Head System w/ Holding Tanks
  • Built-in electric heaters in all cabins
Additional Information and Equipment
  • 2007 13.5’ AB RIB Fully Equipped 40hp 4 Stroke Yamaha
  • 2nd Tender Storage on Swim Gird- Electric Sea Wise Davit
  • 4' Extension on Swim Grid w/ SS Staples
  • 60lb CQR Anchor w/ 300’ Chain
  • Additional Fortress Backup Anchor w/ Rode
  • Security System
  • Custom SS fender racks and dingy chocks
  • Custom Sun Pads
  • Sunbrella Covers for Settee, Sun pads,
  • Terry Cloth Covers for Settee, Sun pads,
  • 4 Loose arm chairs, 2 small side tables
  • 2x) Additional Upright Freezers
  • 12v Air Compressor for Ships Horn and Air Tools
  • 3 Upgraded Heavy Duty Wiper Motors w/Adjustable Delay
  • All New or Recent Aluminum Frame Windows in Salon and Pilothouse
  • Washdown System w/Switchable Salt/Fresh Water Valves
  • City Water Connection 2 Inlets w/portable filter/regulator
  • Lots of Spare Parts, Charts Guide Books etc...
  • Equipment Manuals
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.