Featuring relatively compact dimensions, but offering a lot of useable space thanks to its standard three stateroom layout with multi-function utility room, the Grand Baks 53 Aleutian RP is a great yacht for short, relaxing journeys.
The yacht is offered with a choice of two pair of engines. The first option includes twin Cummins, QSM-11 - 715 Mhp units which can deliver a maximum speed of 24 Kn at 2,550 rpm and a cruise speed of 18 Kn at 2,200 rpm. The second option includes twin Cat C12 ACERT - 715 Mhp engines which can deliver a maximum speed of 24 Kn at 2,342 rpm and a cruise speed of 18 Kn at 2,000 rpm.
Other key features available for the Grand Banks 53 Aleutian RP include a full-beam master stateroom, separate washer and dryer as option, Maxwell windlass with 3-station controls and cedar-lined hanging lockers.
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Smaller in size but with the same powerful presence you expect from the series, the 53RP is capable of supporting a cruising couple or family on long voyages or of setting the perfect stage for entertaining closer to home. The standard three stateroom layout with multi-function utility room provides exceptional living and storage space on the lower deck, while abundant seating in the salon and pilothouse offer ample room to dine, relax or entertain. The result is a beautiful, blue-water cruising yacht that provides a safe, seaworthy ride enjoyed in luxury and style.
2014 Grand Banks 53 Aleutian RP Key Features:
• Engine options up to 715 mhp
• Full-beam master stateroom
• Optional crew’s quarters
• Separate washer and dryer as option
• Maxwell windlass with 3-station controls
• Cedar-lined hanging lockers and abundant storage
2014 Grand Banks 53 Aleutian RP Features and Benefits:
Speed + range + efficiency
Today’s Grand Banks are designed to provide higher speeds when needed, while also delivering fuel economy - and comfortable cruising over long distances - when moving at a slower pace. The modified deep-V hull of the 53RP is designed for stability and comfort at slow cruising speeds, with an effortless transition to plane, great tracking down waves, and dry conditions on deck. Our use of electronically controlled diesel engines gives you greater performance and flexibility than ever before, while dramatically reducing smoke, odor and engine idle noise.
Safety at sea
Wide side decks, smartly-placed grab rails, standard Fireboy® fire systems, strong hand and safety rails - plus dozens of other specialized design features and equipment inside and out - make each Grand Banks a superior choice for safety.
Protected flybridge access
Ascend to the flybridge right from the raised pilothouse via an interior stairwell that provides a safe, sure-footed option to the exterior ladder when conditions are rough or wet.
Most owners choose the option of the beautiful factory-installed fiberglass hardtop, which is expertly made using the same construction techniques as the boat itself. The hardtop comes equipped with lighting and access to wire runs.
Quality comes standard
Grand Banks is renowned for quality and reliability, which carries through to the equipment we install: Stidd® helm seats, Groco® seacocks, PYI’s PSS Face Shaft Seals, ZF® Faster propellers, Lifeline® AGM batteries, Onan® generators - the list of our top-tier suppliers goes on.
Safety rails and other stainless steel components are expertly shaped, finished and polished in our own metal fabrication shop to ensure the best quality and fit.
Foredeck & portuguese bridge
The large foredeck is accessed via port-and-starboard doors through the Portuguese bridge, a distinctive feature of the Aleutian Series. A well-padded bench seat provides a great spot for sightseeing and sunbathing.
Boasting over six feet of headroom, the utility room can serve a variety of purposes ranging from a walk-in closet and laundry center, to a storage and pantry space for serious long-range cruisers. It also features a workbench area and has an option for additional refrigeration.
Expansive engine room
The 53RP is distinguished in its class by a large, meticulously designed engine room. All systems are clearly marked, smartly arranged, and accessible for service.
Luxurious master cabin
The 53RP features three generous staterooms, with a curved stairwell that descends from the pilothouse to the lower-level accommodations. The master cabin is open to natural light and views through two oversize portlights. Ann extra-large queen berth, luxurious en-suite head, exceptional drawer and hanging storage - plus easy access to additional storage in the utility room - add to the feeling of space and comfort in a yacht of this size.
Pilothouse & galley
The smartly-designed galley impresses with its storage capacity, polished granity countertops, gourmet appliances and first-class fittings. A large dinette sits to port around an inlaid-teak table, with a Stidd helm seat along the centerline and pilothouse door to starboard.
Enter the salon through large double doors, which open more than four feet to extend the living space out into the cockpit. The coffered ceiling adds a touch of elegance, while expansive windows bring ample light and views to the generous seating area. A large L-settee to starboard and straight settee to port provide ample seating for guests around an ilaid-teak table and easy viewing of the large entertainment center.
A generous VIP cabin sits forward, with a large island berth and en-suite access to a head with separate shower. Cedar-lined hanging lockers, ample drawer storage and readily-accessible shelf and cubby space make this a supremely comfortable accommodation for any guest.
With wide-open spaces and commanding views, this area features a large L-settee surrounding a handmade teak table, with a second settee to starboard. Options here include a davit and tender, electric grill and more.
Cockpit with teak decking
The large cockpit area is topped with teak and offers easy access through a transom gate down to the swim platform. A large gas-assist hatch in the cockpit sole offers easy, well-designed step-down access to the spacious engine room below.
|Engine||Twin Cummins, QSM-11 - 715 mhp|
|Max Speed||24 kn @ 2,550 RPM|
|Cruise Speed||18 kn @ 2,200 RPM|
|Optional Engines||Twin Cat C12 ACERT - 715 mhp|
|Max Speed 24 kn @ 2,342 RPM|
|Cruise Speed 18 kn @ 2,000 RPM|
|Twin Man||D2876 R6 - 800 mhp|
|Max Length||57’10" / 17.61m|
|Length Overall||53’10" / 16.39m|
|Length Waterline||49’4" / 15.02m|
|Max Beam||17’9" / 5.40m|
|Max Draft||4’9" / 1.45m|
|Height (to house top)||18’7" / 5.65m|
|Height (to mast top)||23’6" / 7.16m|
|Displacement (half ld)||73,000 lbs / 33,113 kg|
|Water Tank Capacity||300 US gals / 1,136 liters|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||1,000 US gals / 3,785 liters|
|Black Tank Capacity||100 US gals / 379 liters|