Post 53 Convertible

Boat Tests


Builder: Post

Model: 53 Convertible

Model Year: 2005

Boat Type: Sportfisherman

LOA: 52'10"

Beam: 16'11"

Draft: 5'0"

Weight: 59,000 lbs. est

Standard Power: 2/1,200-hp MTU 8V 2000 diesel inboards

Optional Power: 2/1,015-hp Caterpillar C18, 2/1,200-hp MAN 12V D2842 LE407, or 2/825-hp MTU Series 60 diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 926 gal.

Water Capacity: 240 gal.


2/Release Marine helm chairs
Delta anchor
Glendinning Cablemaster
Splendide washer/dryer
Corian sink and countertops
Sharp Carousel microwave/convection oven
2-burner EuroKera cooktop
Sub-Zero drawer-style refrigerator and freezer
hardtop w/ 6-rod rocket launcher
21.5-kW Onan diesel genset
27" Sharp Aquos LCD TV, Sony SLV-D350P DVD/CD player, STR DE597 digital surround sound system
Bennett trim tabs
teak interior


Furuno NavNet, BBFFI sounder, Icom M602 VHF
Simrad AP25 autopilot
36'' Rupp outriggers
Muir 2500 windlass
8/Rupp flush-mounted rod holders
isinglass enclosure w/ vent
44-gal. in-transom livewell
bridge-galley intercom
high-glass teak-and-holly sole in heads and galley
32'' Sharp Aquos LCD TV in saloon, 13'' in master
teak cocktail table
Hunter Douglas Silhouette window shades
Tundra refrigerator on flying bridge
decor artwork, fabrics, pillows, and upholstery upgrades

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