2022 Albemarle Spencer 53

The Albemarle Spencer 53 is a custom-built fishing machine.

The Albemarle Spencer 53 mixes the worlds of production and custom boatbuilding.Courtesy Albemarle Spencer

The resin-infused hull for the first Albemarle Spencer 53 was completed in August. We’re eager to get aboard.

This new boatbuilding venture gives the buyer the styling and custom layout of a Spencer while leveraging Albemarle’s ability to produce high-quality boats in a production setting. As many know, a custom boat build often overruns price and time estimates. These two builders putting their strengths together is said to mean the best of both production and custom worlds for boat buyers.

The first 53 will be a flybridge that delivers high-cruise speeds with great seakeeping, the builders say. The interior boasts an open salon, three staterooms and two heads. An island helm offers excellent visibility, while the 160-square-foot cockpit features a mezzanine design with engine-room access and molded boxes that can be customized to accommodate a variety of storage and refrigeration. Twin diesel inboards power the Albemarle Spencer 53. Price? It’s custom too.

Specs

LOA: 53'0"
Beam: 16'6"
Draft (max): 5'0"
Displacement: 60,000 lb.
Fuel Capacity: 1,200 gal.

Albemarle Boats - albemarleboats.com

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