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2000 Carver 530

  • 53 ft
  • Motor Yacht
  • Belfast, ME, US

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     "US boatbuilder Carver says it invested 60,000 hours in the design of its... luxury cruiser, the Voyager 530 Pilothouse and it appears it's been time well spent. The flagship of a range that spans 20 motoryachts, sedans and cruisers, the Voyager 530 retains its maker's trademark efficient use of interior space, combined with an injection of European megayacht styling - both inside and out." ~ Redbook Australia Boat Review Website       

     Betty Jean is your typical New England yacht. Seeing 3-4 months a year of in water time, the rest of the time being under cover. Showing like a significantly newer yacht, yet priced with the pack, this yacht represents a nice opportunity to own a proven cruiser in above average shape, ready to cruise now. Come take a look or make an offer you will not be disappointed.



Basic Information

Belfast, ME, US
Available for sale in U.S. waters:
Vessel Name:
Betty Jean
Boat Type:
Motor Yacht
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Dimensions & Weight

53 ft - 16.15 meter
53 ft 9 in - 16.38 meter
15 ft 4 in - 4.67 meter
Draft - max:
4 ft 9 in - 1.45 meter
Bridge Clearance:
19 ft - 5.79 meter
Dry Weight:
46000 lbs


CTA 8.3M3
Cruise Speed:
23 MPH - 19.99 KTS
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Fuel Type:
Max Speed:
27 MPH - 23.46 KTS

Tank Capacities

Fuel Tank:
400 gallons - 2 tank(s)
Fresh Water Tank:
100 gallons - 2 tank(s)
Holding Tank:
50 gallons - 2 tank(s)


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Manufacturer Provided Description

     "The Carver 530 Voyager Pilothouse has a distinctive profile and exquisite comfort and style, with remarkable fuel capacity. Designed for entertaining as well as for the helmsman's comfort, the flybridge offers a large dinette - lounge, seating for eight, a wet bar, plus afterdeck storage for a dingy up to 10-feet long. Large sliding glass doors lead from the cockpit to the luxurious cabin where frameless windows enhance light and visibility. A companionway and door lead from pilothouse to bridge, and there's a starboard side deck access door. Three different galley plans offer a choice of more countertop area, extra cabinets, or additional entertainment space, plus the standard three-burner stove with oven, built-in convection microwave oven, Subzero refrigerator with separate freezer, and solid-surface countertops." Carver Brochure


     Twin Cummins Diesel CTA8.3M3 Diamond series 450 HP - 750 Hours 

  • Volvo stern thruster ~ 2008
  • Side power bow thruster ~ 2014
  • Walker airseps
  • Bennett trim tabs 
  • Automatic oil changer 
  • Synchronizers 
  • Drive savers on engine shafts 
  • Line cutters on main drive shafts

     Engine Room 

  • Bilges are coated with white, low VOC gelcoat 
  • Bulkheads laminated to hull sides and stringers 
  • 11 over head lights, controls in cockpit 
  • Diamond plate aluminum cat walk 
  • Video camera, relay at helm 
  • Engine room heaters for cold weather use

  • 60 foot cable master, 50 AMP
  • 13.5 KW Kohler Generator - 2,107 Hours 
  • Inverter 3000W / 140 AMP
  • (4) Deep cycle 8D batteries with chargers ~ 2012
  • (6) Group 31 AGM batteries for bow and stern thrusters ~ 2014
  • (1) 12 V/ 20 AMP engine/generator battery charger 
  • (1) 24 V/ 30 AMP battery charger for AGM batteries 


     Pilot House

  • Joy stick at helm seat for steering while on autopilot 
  • Ram mike radio repeater
  • Garmin MFD 24" repeater
  • AIS radio receiver ~ 2010
  • AM/FM radio 
  • 6" Screen for cockpit camera and engine room 

     Fly Bridge 

  • AM/ FM radio/cd player 
  • Garmin 4212 MFD 23" ~ 2010
  • Garmin HD 24" radome with overlay ~ 2010
  • VHF 
  • Raytheon autopilot 
  • Gyro stabilized KVH flux gate compass 
  • Remote spotlight 
  • Depth sounder 
  • KVH satellite tracker for Direct TV

  • Fuel - 800 Gallons 
  • Fresh Water - 200 Gallons 
  • Holding - 100 Gallons 
  • Hot Water - 20 Gallon 


     The cockpit of the 530 is very spacious, it features a walk through transom with a swim platform. At the swim platform there is a ladder as well as a hot and cold shower. As you step into the cockpit there is the hatch for the engine room, a ladder to the fly bridge and fender storage. 

  • Cleats for dinghy on swim platform 
  • Rear facing camera, screen at the helm
  • Deck wash down hose and spigot with storage for hose
  • Exterior marine speakers 
  • Night lights/courtesy lights 
  • Switch for engine room lights


As you step in to the salon from the cockpit, there is a large 8 foot sliding door with a screen door as well. On the port side is a built in tv storage cabinet, and on the starboard side is a ultra leather sofa with two end reclining sofas. Centered at the sofa is a hydraulic Cherry dining or coffee table. Forward in the salon are the AC and DC panels, and the galley. 

  • Wood mini blinds
  • Recessed lighting 
  • Air conditioning and Heat pumps
  • Carpeting 
  • TV/VCR



Just forward of the salon is a open galley. It features a three burner stove, with a oven, as well as a microwave/ convection oven. Above the stove is the built in coffee maker and plenty of pantry storage. Similar to other 530's it has a two unit subzero refrigerator and freezer and karadon countertops. All of the cabinetry is cherry, and has been well maintained. 

  • Three burner stove with oven
  • Double sink basin 
  • Cherry cabinetry 
  • Karadon Countertops 
  • Subzero refrigeration and Freezer

Pilot House

     The pilot house is one of two helm stations. After you walk forward in the boat it is offset to the port side with a wrap around seating area and a large leaf table. At the helm is a flexsteel ultra-leather 6-way electrically adjustable door, it has the ability to swivel to face the table and the rest of the seating. At the helm is a full suite of electronics, and overhead is red night light illumination for going underway at night. 

Fly bridge

      The bridge enclosure is 2" welded aluminum pipe with a extended cover that has ridgid glass forward and aft and flexible Strataglass to the port and starboard sides so the windows can be opened, for a breeze. 

     There are two access points to get to the fly bridge. One is a ladder at the cockpit and the other is stairs through the pilot house. Aft of the fly bridge helm is a U-shaped settee with seating for ten. At the center is settee is a table that drops down and creates a sleeping berth for two. At the fly bridge helm is a full suite of electronics, so the vessel can be piloted from the pilot house or fly bridge. 

      At the rear of the fly bridge is a 600 lb dinghy davit crane with a cradle on deck for a hard bottomed inflatable. 

Guest Stateroom

     All the way forward is the guest stateroom, it features a oversize inner spring queen mattress. There are (4) port lights, a opening round overhead hatch, and recessed halogen lighting. For storage there are two drawers at the foot of the bed, a cedar closet and other storage outboard. 

  • Heat and air-conditioning
  • TV/ VCR
  • Intercom
  • Separate door to guest head

Guest Head

     The guest head has two entrances, one from the corridor and another from the guest stateroom. It features a separate shower stall with a glass door a mirror with a vanity and a fresh water Vacu-flush head. 

  • Vacu-Flush head
  • Waste water gauges with capacity warning lights 
  • Vanity 
  • Storage 
  • Shower stall 

Bunk Room

     Across from the guest head is the bunk room. The bunk room was designed so that it could be converted into a office, or leave it as is with two large 7' bunks. 

  • Intercom 
  • Heat/air-conditioning
  • Hanging locker 
  • (2) Port lights 

Master Stateroom

     As you come down the steps into the staterooms immediately to your port side is the Master. There is a center line Vera Wang mattress, with opening ports behind the berth. Over head is recessed lighting, and reading lights on either side of the berth. 

     The master bath is directly across from the berth. In the center is the vanity with a sink and storage below. To the right is a enclosed Shower with a small bath tub, and to the left of the vanity is a separately enclosed Vacu-flush freshwater head. 

     Hidden behind sliding cherry doors is a Malber washer and dryer. There are two large cedar hanging closets and storage drawers below the berth. 

  • TV/VCR 
  • Intercom system 
  • Heat/air conditioning vents 
  • AM/FM stereo with speakers 




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