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Baia Aqua 54 By Capt. Patrick Sciacca — June 2004

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Base price: $1.25 million with 2/700-hp diesel inboards from Caterpillar, MAN, Volvo Penta, or MTU w/Arneson Surface Drives
Optional power: various diesel inboards from Caterpillar, MAN, MTU, and Volvo Penta to a max of 1,015 hp apiece
Standard equipment: Raymarine VHF, ST60 Tridata; GeoNav AP401 autopilot; Lewmar windlass; 5-blade HYDRO propellers; trim tabs w/joysticks; 7-kW genset; rudder-angle indicator; Panasonic flat-panel TV in saloon; dual-helm seat; aft sunpad cushions; cockpit wet bar; high-gloss cherrywood interior and galley sole; Bauknecht stand-up refrigerator/freezer; Ceran 2-burner cooktop; Corian countertops; 2/VacuFlush MSDs

Length overall: 55'8"
Beam: 15'6"
Draft: 3'0"
Weight (dry): 39,000 lbs.
Fuel capacity: 660 gal.
Water capacity: 158 gal.
Test engines: 2/1,015-hp Caterpillar C18 diesel inboards w/Arneson Surface Drives
Transmissions/ratio: Arneson Surface Drives/ASD11/1.73:1
Propellers: 31.5x44 5-blade Rolla
Steering: Arneson hydraulic
Controls: ZF Mathers ClearCommand single-lever electronic
Optional equipment on test boat: Raymarine electronics package including RL84C radar, 631 Raychart w/WAAS antenna; teak cockpit and swim platform; removable hardtop system; aft cockpit cover w/canvas; central vacuum; 13-kW Kohler genset; custom gelcoat color; 10-hp Sidepower bow thruster; searchlight on radar arch; cockpit A/C; U-line ice maker; granite countertops in galley
Price as tested: $1,475,000

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This article originally appeared in the May 2004 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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