53' Carver 1998



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53' Carver 1998 Chance Encounter


Price reduced the $219,000 (June 5, 2019) Owners are really motivated.

The CHANCE ENCOUNTER is a Carver 530 Voyager Motor Yacht ready to cruise in style. A roomy and well equipped boat capable of making great time with her twin Cummins 450 HP diesel engines resulting in a cruise speed of 20 knots at 2350 rpm. Time on the engines is 1,400 total hours and 14 hours on the starboard engine after overhaul (inquire about details). This third owner boat is well cared for and priced to move. Call listing broker today to set up a time to see the boat.





530 Voyager Pilothouse

Cruise Speed:

20 KTS

Max Speed:

23 KTS

Range NMI:



15' 4"

Engine Details:

Cummins Cummins 450

Engine 1:

1998 1404.00 HRS 450.00 HP

Engine 2:

1998 1404.00 HRS 450.00 HP

Engine Fuel:

Inboard Diesel

Fuel Capacity:

800 GAL

Water Capacity:

200 GAL


  • Raytheon NAV 398 GPS/Loran
  • Raytheon Raychart 611 EST Electronic charting system
  • Raytheon 220 VHF Radio
  • Raytheon Raypilot 650
  • Maxwell Anchor Winch Control
  • QL Bow Thruster
  • ACR Remote Spotlight
  • Engine Sychronizer
  • Garmin 2010C GPS Map Chart Plotter
  • Raypilot Joystick Control at helm seat

As you step in to the salon from the cockpit, there is a large 8 foot sliding door with a screen door as well. A built in tv storage cabinet, and on the starboard side is a ultra leather sofa with two end reclining sofas. AC and DC panels are located up a few steps, and the galley.

  • Wood mini blinds
  • Recliner in sofa
  • Comfortable leather chair
  • Small Sanyo dorm size refrigerator for drinks
  • Central Vacuum inlet
  • Recessed lighting 
  • Air conditioning and Heat
  • Carpeting 
  • Toshiba TV/Samsung DVD Player

  • Three burner stove
  • Microwave/Convection Oven
  • Double sink basin 
  • Hot/Cold water pressure
  • Cherry cabinetry 
  • Corian Countertops 
  • Refrigeration and Freezer
  • GE Trash compactor
  • Fisher & Paykel Dishdrawer Dishwasher
  • Breakfast Bar with 2 Stools

  • Queen size walk around bed
  • AC/Heat
  • Central Vacuum inlet-inside closet
  • Private Head
  • Private Shower/Tub Enclosure
  • Vanity sits between two doors
  • Cedar Lined Closet
  • Washer and Dryer
  • Plenty of Storage
  • Recessed LED lighting
  • Toshiba TV

  • Queen size bed
  • Plenty of storage
  • Head is adjacent to stateroom with shower
  • LED lighting and recessed lighting
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Plenty of storage space

  • Twin Cummins Diesel CTA8.3M3 Diamond series 450hp - 1401 Hrs Stbd, 1404 Hrs Port
  • 14 hours on Starboard engine since overhaul-call for details
  • Kohler 13.5 KW Generator-1978 hours
  • Observation camera-viewable at lower helm
  • Block heaters
  • Aluminum diamond plated catwalk
  • Ample access space for maintenance

  • Bridge Helm Station-contains most of the controls of lower helm including - bowthruster, shift, throttle, lights, Chartplotter, VHF radio, anchor control and spot light
  • Wet Sink
  • Raritan Ice Maker- 2015
  • Bimini Top
  • Plenty of Storage
  • Dinghy Hoist and boom for launching
  • Dinghy mounts for storage
  • Stereo
  • Access ladder to lower aft cockpit
  • L shaped seating with table

  • Swim Platform
  • Swim Ladder
  • Transom access door
  • Molded steps leading to side deck
  • Sliding door from Pilothouse for easier access to Fore Deck
  • Windlass mount - Windlass motor is currently inoperable
  • Courtesy lights 
  • Stereo remote control and speakers on aft cockpit deck

  • Bottom cleaned by divers - July 2018
  • Wood blinds in Salon - new 2018

This listing is presented to you courtesy of a member of the International Yacht Brokers Association and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel.

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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