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2008 Selene 53 Ocean Trawler -Virtual Tour

Wilmington, North Carolina



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Exceptional care.  Dedicated maintenance.  This is a particularly nice Selene  Ocean Trawler yacht. Richly appointed cherry wood interior.  Spacious two stateroom design; providing a luxurious master stateroom mid-ships and guest cabin forward. Yacht is hull #69 of the popular Selene Ocean Trawler 53 series, and is the latest model year currently for sale. LLC owned and available for transfer.

Preferred custom hardtop over flybridge, together with a new EZ2CY side enclosure provides ample protection from the elements.  Attractive teak decks all around. Hand held Yacht Controller for incredible ease of maneuvering.

Efficiently powered by a Cummins QSL9 405 HP main engine, 3100 hours.  Yanmar auxiliary "get home" 75 HP Wing engine with 43 hours.  Northern Lights 12 KW generator with 1110 hrs and 6 KW Northern Lights gen set at 600 hrs. Wesmar Stabilizers. Simrad navigation instruments. Sidepower bow and stern thrusters. FCI 700 GPD Watermaker. 4 zone air-conditioning, reverse cycle heat.

Seller has enjoyed cruising from California, through Panama Canal and along eastern coastal US. Great opportunity now to acquire a remarkably well built, durable and proven ocean trawler ready to cruise. Full and proper equipment inventory. Comfortable, manageable yacht.

Please call to inspect.


Yacht Registry is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Cahoon Yacht Brokerage.

Basic Boat Info

Price: $829,000
Make: Selene
Model: 53 Ocean Trawler -Virtual Tour
Year: 2008
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: XJJE53069H708
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 53 ft / 16.15 m
Length Overall: 59'10 ft / 18.24 m
Length Of Deck: 53'6 ft / 16.31 m
Waterline Length: 50'10 ft / 15.49 m
Beam: 16'8 ft / 5.08 m
Min Draft: 5.75 ft
Dry Weight: 95,000 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Cummins
  • Model: QSL9
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 405hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 2008
  • Engine Hours: 3100


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 1,500 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 400 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 100 gal


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Trawlers, Motor Yachts, Pilothouse

Additional Information and inventory

Pilot House Electronics

KVH Satellite TV Antenna
Sidepower bow thruster
Sidepower stern thruster
2 Simrad GB 60 20" displays and 1 Simrad touch screen display
B & G Wind, Speed and Direction
Simrad IS-14 Depth, Speed and Log
Simrad AP 25 Autopilot
Simrad wireless Autopilot remote

2 SimradRadars- 72 mile open array, and 4G closed array
Wesmar CPS-1000 Stabilizer controls
Simrad software
GPS w/ Class A  AIS system
2  VHF radios;  Icom M506, Uniden UM525
700 GPD FCI Watermaker controls

FLIR - MD 625
3 Master volt battery monitors
Danforth Compass
Rudder Indicator
Electric wipers on PH windows
2 Northern Lights Generator controls
Smartcraft Engine display
Remote windlass control
Kahlenberg Horn
Tank watch gauges
Rode counter
2 Cameras engine room and aft

Yacht Controller - for ease of maneuvering


2 Simrad touch screen displays

“L” Shape port lounge w/ storage underneath
(2) Pompanette helm seats
11’ Caribe w/ 30 hp Honda OB
6 person switlick life raft
Airitex 600 kg (1200 lbs) davit w/ remote

Flybridge Electronics

Kahlenberg Horn
Danforth Compass
2 Simrad touchscreen displays
Simrad AP 26 Autopilot
Remote windlass control
Rode counter
Wesmar CPS-1000 Stabilizer controls
Integrated Red LED lighting in hardtop
Sidepower bow thruster
Sidepower stern thruster
Uniden UM525 VHF radio
ACR EPIRB on Flybridge
Trac Vision M5 Antenna


Pilot House

Raised L-shaped settee with teak table is aft to port
Pilot berth behind settee with large chart drawer under
Diamond Seaglaze Dutch doors port and starboard
2 opening windows w/screens
Stairs to flybridge

2 LED nighttime Red running lights in overhead


12 KW Northern Lights generator 
6 KW Northern Lights generator 
12/24 DC
120/230 AC
recently replaced  house battery bank
recently replaced Engine and generator starting batteries
2 Outback - Inverter/chargers
recently replaced Bow & Stern thruster batteries

High output Balmar Alternator
Mastervolt 24 vdc 100amp chargers
Isolation Transformer
Shore power inlets at bow and stern
DC outlets at both helms
Automatic domes lights in closets

House lights changed to LED



L-shaped settee to port with hi/lo folding teak table
Bamboo mini blinds
Two opening windows w/ screens per side
Vizio flat screen TV in cabinet to starboard with hi/lo mechanism
DirecTV receiver, Bose Stereo System w/ remotes in each zone and Sirius radio 
Reading lights throughout

4 zone air-conditioning, reverse cycle heat


Granite countertop

Granite bar top

Double stainless steel sink
Insinkerator garbage disposal
GE 5 Burner Gas Stove  w/ S/S frame to secure pots and pans
Overhead exhaust fan
Grohe faucet fixtures
2 Uline refrigerators,  1 Uline fridge/ freezer 
GE Microwave/ Convection oven
Overhead wine glass storage
Custom drawers and cabinets offer extensive storage

Guest Stateroom

The guest stateroom is located forward with centerline queen berth
Custom HMC Mattress
Teak and holly flooring
Custom Cut Stainmaster Carpet
2 Reading lights at berth
2 hanging lockers, cedar lined
Overhead cabinets forward
Cabinet’s port and starboard above berth
4 opening ports w/ screens
Large overhead hatch w/ Oceanair screen/shade and escape ladder
Large drawers and additional storage

Samsung flatscreen TV w/DirecTV 

Guest Head

Tecma freshwater head
Large stall shower w/ seat
Granite counter top
Optional cherry wood fascia on vanity
Exhaust fan
Granite tile sole w/ custom cut removable Stainmaster carpet
2 opening ports w/ screens

Separate Asko washer and dryer laundry units

Master Stateroom

The master stateroom is a full width midships cabin  with custom ensuite head to port and has a queen berth centerline and custom desk, office space to starboard

Custom HMC Mattress
Abundant storage, drawers, 3 cedar lined hanging lockers
Samsung flat screen TV w DirecTV 
Reading lights at bedside
Teak and holly flooring
4 opening port holes w/ screens
Access to the engine room is to starboard aft

Master Ensuite Head

Oversized head with extra large Tecma freshwater bowl
Custom elongated counter space and storage and mirrored vanity
Ex-large shower stall w/ teak bench
Granite counter top
Optional Cherry fascia on vanity
Exhaust fan
2 opening ports w/ screens
Abundant storage cabinets
Granite tile sole


Safety & Fire Protection

(4) Safe Life jackets
Mustang Survival Sling overboard rescue system
Set of flares- USCG approved
Fireboy auto fire
5 Kiddle handheld fire extinguishers
6 person Switlik life raft


Teak side decks and cockpit
Flopper stoppers- under cap rail P/S
400 chain on port w/ 80 lbs Delta anchor
Large settee molded into the front of the Portuguese bridge
Fender cleats on side decks
Flojet Fresh and Raw water wash downs at bow & stern (hot & cold available at stern)
Electrical inlets at bow & stern
Two folding cleats on swim platform
Boarding swim ladder

Entertainment bar in cockpit with teak doors and granite counter top (matching the galley),Raritan ice maker inside as well as drawers and storage


The lazarette is accessed through a large hatch in the aft deck or through the water tight door from the engine room

Expanded cockpit lazarette with added door to the engine room
10 Cubic foot Grunter freezer in lazarette
Large storage space
Lazarette can be locked (from under salon settee)

Stainless Steel window frames

FCI 700 GPD Watermaker


32’ Vizio flat screen TV on starboard side salon w/ cabinet lift
DirecTV/ DVR in Master stateroom and VIP Guest stateroom forward
Bose Stereo with remote controls and speakers throughout boat

Engine & Mechanical Equipment

Cummins QSL9-405HP main engines (3100 hrs)

Yanmar Wing Engine 75 HP (43 hrs)
Dual 75/1000 Max racor fuel filters for mains
Dual 500 Max Racor fuel filters for generator
ESI fuel polishing system
Fireboy fire suppression system in engine room
Air Conditioning and Reverse cycle heat
Torrid 20 gal water heater
Head Hunter Water Pump
Reverso oil change system
Hynautic hydraulic steering
Cutters on stabilizers, main & get home engine prop shafts
Sea Kits spares system

Wesmar- Stabilizers 

Cruise air AC 4 Zone Reverse cycle heat


Maintenance and Upgrades


  • Replaced all batteries (House & stern thruster(10), Main Eng.(2) Back up Eng.(1) Generator Start(2), bow thruster(2) tender(1))
  • Wing engine: new seawater lift pump, new fuel line
  • 12kw generator: new circulation pump
  • Hynautic steeringram:removed :rebuilt/installed
  • Installed battery monitoring system
  • R&R wing and main engine shaft seals
  • Wing engine: cutlass bearing replaced
  • New macerator pump with isolation valve
  • New seawater deck wash pump
  • New manual bilge pump
  • New pilot house and flybridge vhf radios
  • New Balmar regulator installed
  • New engine room bilge pump and level switch
  • FCI Watermaker: new membranes installed
  • Fuel Polishing/Transfer System: new pump head installed
  • Main engine: new alternator installed
  • Compounded and waxed entire boat 2017
  • Wesmar Stabilizer: port fin ram replaced
  • 12kw generator: new seawater lift pump
  • Teak Caprails: stripped bare; varnished 12 coats
  • Teak Decking: cut deck to level rubber set and even/smooth teak
  • Installed Yacht Controller System
  • Installed whole boat UV Fresh Water Filter System
  • Installed EZ2CY Bridge Enclosure
  • New fail safe isolator installed
  • New Class A AIS     


  • 6kw generator: new battery charger installed
  • Wesmar Stabilizer: Starboard fin ram removed/rebuilt/installed
  • Wesmar Stabilizer: replaced Wesmar oil cooler with Sendure custom cooler
  • Changed out halogen house light bulbs to LED
  • Main engine seawater-coolant exchanger: removed/inspected/cleaned/hydro tested/UT inspected/cover welded seawater hose necks/installed
  • Lower Deck AC Condenser Drains: installed piping on drains sending condenser water to shower/sink sump. A DRY BILGE 
  • Boat Haul October 2018: • bottom painted • main & wing engines running gear treated with propspeed • hull speed and water temp probe replaced • glass repairs made to cracks/chips on hull, deck and superstructure • New wind instrument installed


  • Boat detailed • 2 stage compounding process • 2 coats Sea Shield Nano finish • Exterior metals polished & sealed
  • Proper engine maintenance and prep for coastal cruising


  • (2) new engine start 4D batteries installed                                                        

  • New generator backend (M673) on 6 kw genset installed

  • Wing engine exhaust elbow reconditioned, installed valve in shaft seal feed line. 

  • New circuit & display panels on galley refrigerator/freezer

  • Battery charger installed new

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.

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