Uniesse 53

Boat Tests


Builder: Uniesse

Model: 53

Model Year: 2005

Boat Type: Cruiser

LOA: 53'6"

Beam: 15'1"

Draft: 4'8"

Weight: 52,800 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/710-hp Caterpillar C12 diesel inboards

Optional Power: 2/730-hp MAN D2876 LE405, 2/1,015-hp Caterpillar C18, or 2/1,115-hp Caterpillar 3512B diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 634 gal.

Water Capacity: 159 gal.


BCS hydraulic steering
Maxwell 1500W windlass
Bruce anchor
Raymarine C80 GPS plotter, A12019 Sportpilot/Autopilot, DS400 transducer
Simrad Shipmate VHF
1,100-lb. Opacmare hydraulic davit, hydraulic passerelle
hot/cold transom shower
16-gal. water heater
3-burner Kenyon cooktop
2/ Sub-Zero drawer-style refrigerator and freezer
Haier microwave/convection oven
U-Line C029 'fridge/freezer
Bose Lifestyle 48 home theater system
30" Westinghouse LCD TV
Sony CDX-5500 w/ XM satellite radio
Jabsco searchlight
9-kW Onan diesel genset
100-amp Dolphin battery charger
dripless shaft logs


Max Power bow thruster
bimini top
Glendinning Cablemaster
Burmese teak sole in saloon and staterooms
Raritan ice maker and grill on flying bridge
13.5-kW Onan diesel genset
foredeck sunpad

This article originally appeared in the December 2005 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.