• 53'
  • 2004
  • Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, United States
  • $650,000


Price aggressively reduced. Estate sale.

Price just reduced - owner will consider any responsible offer

was built for serious cruising having logged multiple voyages to the Caribbean and ICW legs from Florida to New England. Her optional bulbous bow improves efficiency and ride, and stabilizers smooth the seas. She is extremely well equipped and outfitted for long range cruising and a live aboard lifestyle. Impeccably maintained including rails and decks refinished 3/16 and numerous other important updates.

Ibis has proven her abilities and strains at her docklines to do it all again.

On request we can provide links to CAD drawings of all the ship's systems as built, a gallery of over 40 pictures, and copies of recent oil samples.

  • Basic Information
  • Dimensions
  • Speed / Weight
  • Accomodations
  • Hull & Deck
  • Engine Information
  • Builder: SELENE
  • Category: Trawler
  • Model: Pilothouse
  • Model Year: 2004
  • YearBuilt: 2004
  • Year Refit: N/A
  • Refit Type: N/A
  • Tax Paid: N/A
  • Country: United States
  • Registration #: N/A
  • Coast Guard #: N/A
  • Vessel Top: Bimini Top
  • Fly Bridge: Yes
  • Cockpit: Yes
  • Helipad: No
  • Accomodations: Guest SR/S: 3/0 - Crew R/B/S: 0/0/0
  • LOA: 53' 0" (16.15m)
  • LWL: 52' 3" (15.93m)
  • LOD: 53' 0" (16.15m)
  • Beam: 16' 8" (5.08m)
  • Min Draft: 5' 7" (1.70m)
  • Max Draft: 5' 9" (1.75m)
  • Clearance: --
  • MFG Length: --
  • Cruise Speed: 8 Knots
  • Cruise Speed RPM: --
  • Cruise Speed Range: --
  • Max Speed: 11 Knots
  • Max Speed RPM: --
  • Max Speed Range: --
  • Displacement: 95,000 Pounds
  • Gross Tonnage: --
  • Water Capacity: 350 Gallons
  • Holding Tank: 70 Gallons
  • Fuel Capacity: 1,400 Gallons
  • Fuel Consumption: --
  • Berths: 5
  • Heads: 2
  • Sleeps: N/A
  • State Rooms: 3
  • Crew Berths: N/A
  • Crew Sleeps: N/A
  • Crew Heads: N/A
  • Captains Quarters: No
  • Hull ID: 5324
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Deck Material: N/A
  • Hull Configuration: N/A
  • Project Manager: N/A
  • Hull Designer: N/A
  • Hull Color: N/A
  • Hull Finish: N/A
  • Exterior Designer: N/A
  • Interior Designer: N/A
  • Manufacturer: Cummins
  • Model: 6CTA8.3M3
  • Engine Count: Single
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Fuel Type: Diesel


The interior is finished in satin varnished cherry wood with teak and holly soles throughout. 

As you board the Selene 53 onto the aft deck, there is a bench seat aft. A storage cabinet with varnished teak trim is forward on the port side of the cockpit. There is a door at the transom to the integral swim platform. From the aft deck a Diamond Sea Glaze door leads directly into the MAIN SALON. To port is an L-shaped settee with teak table. To starboard is another settee with desk at aft end. The U-shaped galley is at the forward end of the salon and to port. To starboard of the galley are stairs leading up to the raised PILOTHOUSE. The pilothouse has an L-shaped settee to port aft with table which is raised to allow good visibility. There is storage under. Behind the settee is a pilot berth. There is a helm chair just behind the helm station. State-of-the-art electronics are displayed for comfortable and easy operation. There are Diamond Sea Glaze doors port and starboard that lead out to the side decks. To starboard and aft are stairs that lead up to the flybridge. 

Also to starboard of the galley are stairs leading down to the master cabin. Access to the engine room is aft through a water-tight door at the base of these stairs. Through a doorway forward from the master is a companionway leading to the two guest cabins with stairs to starboard leading up to the pilothouse. Immediately to port is a guest stateroom, forward is the VIP guest stateroom. To starboard is the guest head and shower.


  • L-shaped settee to port with hi/lo folding table, settee to starboard with desk at aft end. 
  • Mini blinds 
  • Teak and holly flooring 
  • Six opening windows w/ screens 
  • Flat screen TV recessed in galley bar 
  • Stereo w/ multi function player 
  • Reading lights


  • Force 10 Propane Stove and oven with broiler 
  • Double stainless steel sink 
  • Corian countertop 
  • Marble bar top 
  • Gas control with fume detector 
  • Frigio ac/dc refrigerator - NEW 2015
  • GE microwave/convection oven 
  • Exhaust blower 
  • Multiple drawers and cabinets 
  • Ice Maker – 120V AC

Master Stateroom

  • Queen berth centerline 
  • Abundant storage, drawers, 2 cedar lined hanging lockers 
  • Samsung flat screen TV w/ sat TV feed 
  • Stereo speakers w/ volume control 
  • Teak and holly flooring 
  • 4 opening port holes w/ screens

Master Ensuite Head

  • Ensuite head and shower starboard 
  • Corian counter top 
  • Tecma head 
  • Exhaust fan 
  • 2 opening ports w/ screens 
  • Abundant storage cabinets 
  • Marble tile sole

VIP Guest Stateroom

  • Centerline queen berth 
  • Teak and holly flooring 
  • 2 Reading lights 
  • 2 hanging lockers, cedar lined 
  • Overhead cabinets forward 
  • Cabinets port and starboard above berth 
  • 4 opening ports w/ screens 
  • Large overhead hatch w/ Oceanair screen/shade 
  • Samsung flat screen TV 
  • Stereo speakers w/ volume control

Guest Stateroom 2

  • 2 single berths, lower athwarthships, upper fore and aft 
  • Teak and holly flooring 
  • Reading lights at berths 
  • Hanging locker – cedar lined 
  • Large drawers and additional storage 
  • Built in desk forward 
  • 2 opening ports w/ screens

Guest Head

  • Tecma head 
  • Large Shower stall 
  • Corian counter top 
  • Exhaust fan 
  • Marble tile sole 
  • 2 opening ports w/ screens


  • 24 V DC 
  • 110/220 V AC 
  • All Lifeline AGM Batteries for house, thrusters, and start new 2013
  • Dual 50 amp 220 volt shore power systems: 1 aft with Cablemaster 
  • Heart 2500 watt inverter/charger w Link 2000 remote control 
  • Second 24V battery charger 
  • Northern Lights 12.5kw generator (1787 hrs) 
  • 200 Amp 24 V alternator on main for house batteries

Electronics and Navigation Systems

  • 2 Raymarine E120 Radar/chart displays in Pilothouse 
  • 1 Raymarine E120 Radar/chart display on Flybridge 
  • ICOM IC-M602 VHF in Pilothouse w/remote mike at FB helm 
  • ICOM IC-M422 VHF on Flybridge 
  • ICOM IC-M802 SSB 
  • Raymarine 4KW open array Radar antenna 
  • Raymarine ST 60 Tridata display-speed, depth at both helms 
  • Raymarine Auto pilot 
  • Raymarine ST 60 Wind indicator 
  • 2nd Raymarine GPS RN300 
  • AIS receiver integrated into Raymarine system 
  • XM satellite weather 
  • Naiad stabilizers w/ Datum control 
  • ACR RL100 spotlight w/ controls at both stations 
  • VDO rudder angle indicator 
  • Danforth compasses at both stations 
  • Digital barograph

Audio and Visual Equipent

  • Stereo with multifunction player(DVD,CD,XM)in salon includes DVD feed to TV 
  • Speakers in main salon, pilothouse, master and flybridge w/ separate volume controls 
  • XM satellite radio 
  • Samsung flat screen TV's in main salon, master and VIP cabins 
  • KVH sat TV antenna w/ Direct TV receiver

Engine and Mechanical

  • Cummins 6CTA8.3M3 450HP- 5000 hrs New exhaust, RW pump 2015
  • Hynautic hydraulic steering 
  • Wing control stations port and stbd at portuguese bridge 
  • Dual 1000 Max Racor fuel filters for mains 
  • Dual 500 Max Racor fuel filters for genset 
  • Reverso oil change system 
  • ESI fuel polishing system 
  • Yanmar 56 hp get home engine with separate shaft and folding prop
  • Cruisair Air Conditioning – Reverse cycle 64,000 BTU total (new compressor 2015)
  • Sidepower bow and stern thrusters with controls at all stations(4) 
  • Village Marine 250 gpd watermaker 
  • 70-gallon holding tank with macerator & deck pump outs 
  • 4 auto bilge pumps w/integrated bilge alarm by Ultra Safety Systems 
  • 1 manual bilge pump 
  • High water alarm 
  • Various engine and genset spares including raw water pumps

Deck Equipment

  • Custom covers for dinghy, all exterior seats, table, aft deck locker, liferaft, helm forward window sun cover 
  • Caprail varnish cover 
  • Optional boarding gate at starboard side of Portuguese bridge 
  • Glendenning Model CM-7 Cablemaster w/75’ 50 amp/220v cable 
  • Stainless steel 600 KG Davit – hydraulic 
  • Search Light – ACR model RCL – 100 
  • Kahlenberg horn 
  • Avon SE400 Seasport Deluxe tender with Yamaha 40 hp 4-stroke outboard 
  • Built in BBQ on flybridge 
  • Ideal anchor windlass with dual chain and vertical capstan, foot switches, controls at helm and flybridge 
  • Anchor wash down 
  • Anchors – 75 lb CQR w/ 300’ of 7/16" HTchain 
  • 66lb Bruce w 300’ of 7/16" HT chain 
  • Fortress 55 anchor w/ 200 ft rode in lazarette


  • Full replication of all controls

  • Access from Pilothouse 

  • 2 helm chairs 

  • Full width Stamoid Bimini w/ heavy duty ss frame attached to arch 

  •  L-shaped settee with table 

  • Bar to starboard w/ built in BBQ, s/s sink, and beverage refrigerator 

  • Bose speakers w/ volume control near helm


  • L-shaped settee with teak table 
  • Helm chair 
  • Pilot berth 
  • Windshield wipers 
  • Kahlenberg air horn w/auto control 
  • Danforth 5" compass 
  • Overhead hatch w/Oceanair screen/shade 
  • Diamond Seaglaze dutch doors port and Starboard 
  • 2 opening windows w/screens 
  • Stairs to Flybridge 
  • Stereo speakers w/volume control

Safety Equipment

  • Switlik 6-man offshore liferaft in canister w/hydrostatic release system 
  • Life jackets 
  • Set of flares- USCG approved 
  • EPIRB 
  • Fireboy auto fire system in engine room w/auto shut down 
  • (5) Fire extinguishers


  • Accessed through large deck hatch in cockpit or through optional water tight door in engine room 
  • Asko full-sized washer and dryer 
  • Grunert coldplate freezer 
  • Storage cabinets


Owners personal effects are excluded from the sale.