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SJ Violator 54

Boat Tests


Builder: SJ Boatworks


Model Year: 2005

Boat Type: Sportfisherman

LOA: 54'0"

Beam: 16'6"

Draft: 4'9"

Weight: 44,000 lbs.

Standard Power: 2/800-hp MAN D2848 LE 403 diesel inboards

Optional Power: 2/1,050-hp MAN D2840 LE 403 or 2/1,015-hp Caterpillar C18 diesel inboards

Fuel Capacity: 950 gal.

Water Capacity: 200 gal.


teak cockpit and covering boards
transom-mounted livewell
bait-prep center w/freezer and sink
insulated in-deck fishboxes
tackle locker
teak and holly sole in galley
Corian countertops
Bosch 2-burner electric cooktop
Bosch microwave/convection oven
2/U-line under-counter refrigerators
wet bar
saloon carpeting
Samsung DVD w/remote
hi-lo table
L-shape leather lounge in saloon
17.5-kW Onan genset
Sidepower bow thruster


flying-bridge hardtop
U-line ice maker
wine cooler in saloon
4/rod holders
Murray Brothers fighting chair
PipeWelders tower
Northstar 962 GPS/chartplotter, 958 GPS/chartplotter, and 1202 bright display
Furuno RD-30 remote display
Furuno FCV-1200L sounder w/color LCD
Raymarine SmartPilot
Icom IC-M602 VHF
Sharp flat-panel TVs in master and guest staterooms

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