1974 Trojan 53 Deckhouse Motor Yacht

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Class Power
Category Motor Yachts, Flybridge
Year 1974
Make Trojan
Length 53'
Propulsion Type Twin Inboard
Hull Material Fiberglass
Fuel Type Diesel
Location Chicago, IL

The Salon is entered thru 2 sliding doors from the AFT Deck.  There are large windows on either side with Binds.  Moving forward is the Wet Bar and forward of that is the Pilot House.  The Salon is carpeted.  There is a lot of room for furniture of your own taste.

AFT Deck
  • FULL Beam
  • Real Teak Flooring
  • Double Glass Door entrance to Salon
  • Access to Catwalks on either side
  • Ladder to Swim Platform
  • Ladder to Engine Room
  • Ladder to Bridge
  • Great for entertaining with your own furniture
Master Stateroom

The Master Stateroom is AFT just forward of the Engine Room.  It is accessed from a Companion Way from the Galley.  She is FULL Beam with a King sized Bed.

  • FULL Beam
  • King Bed--80" X 80"
  • Half Door access to Engine Room
  • Counter Tops and Drawers to either side
  • Port side has Make up area
  • Sliding Windows that open on either side
  • Headboard is a large Mirror
  • 2 Cedar Lined Hanging Lockers
  • Ensuite Head
  •     Tub--see photo
  •     VacuFlush Toilet

The Galley is down 4 steps from the Pilot House. The Dinette is also on this level.

  • U Shape Seating Area
  • Dining Table is large measuring 30" X 60"
  • There are large windows on each side of this area
  • Full Size Refrigerator/Freezer
  • Princess oven with 3 Burner Cooktop
  • Dishwasher-Amana
  • Double Sink
  • Exhaust Fan
  • Tile Floor
Mid Stateroom

The Mid Stateroom is to Port along the Companion Way back to the Master.

  • Twin Bunks
  • Ensuite Head
  • VacuFlush toilet
Forward Stateroom

The Forward Stateroom is down a winding staircase from the Galley.

  • Bunks measuring 30" X 72"
  • Ensuite Head
  • VacuFlush Toilet
  • 2 Opening Portals
  • Opening Hatch
  • Full Size Washer and Dryer in Closet AFT

The Pilot House is forward of the Salon.  There is a walk around to Stbd to move from the Salon to the Pilothouse.  There are doors on either side to the Catwalks.  Forward to Stbd are the 4 steps leading down to the Galley/Dinette.

  • 6' Long Helm Seat
  • Fold out Foot Rests
  • Storage under the Helm Seat
  • Electrically operated middle Windshield that opens


  • Steel Steering Wheel
  • Radar
  • Depthsounder
  • VHF Radio
  • Hailer
  • Remote Spotlight Control
  • Trim Tab Controls
  • Remote Windlass Controls
  • Digital Tachometer
  • Digital Hour Meter
  • Emergency Start Switch
  • Compass

The Bridge is accessed from a ladder from the AFT Deck.  You arrive at the AFT end of the Bridge that goes all the way Forward to just above the Pilothouse.  There is a lot of room for entertaining here.

  • Bridge Helm with basic controls
  • Fold down full Radar Arch
  • Bimini Top
  • Lots of room for almost any kind of furniture depending on your enteratining style
Deck & Hull
  • Hull and topside AWLGRIPPED during layup
  • Radar Arch that Folds Down--see photos
  • Bow Pulpit
  • Windlass with Foot Pedals
  • Spotlight with Remote Helm Control
  • Fender Storage for 3 on either bow rails
  • 3 Windshield Wipers
  • Trim Tabs
  • Bimini Top
  • Windshield Screen
  • New Nibral Props in 2007

In 2006 the boat was converted from gas to diesel with new engines and generator.   At 10 Kts, she burns 10 gals/hr total. 

Access to the Engine Room is via a Ladder from the AFT Deck or through a half door in the Master SR.

  • New Marine Diesel(Sweden) Hammerheads were installed
  • New ZF Transmissions
  • New Stbd. V Drive (to get counter rotation)
  • New Westerbeke Generator, 15KW model BTDC
  • New Nibral Props
  • New Steering RAM
  • New AL Fuel Tanks
  •      Two 100 gal side saddle tanks
  •       One 225 gals under Master SR
  •       One 205 gals Forward
  • 3 Cruisair Heat/AC units
  •         Bigest one replaced in refit
  • Diamond Plate floor in Engine Room
  • New Craftsman Air Compressor
  • 3 VacuFlush Toilets
  • 3 Holding Tanks @ 60 gallons each
  • All new high end Sanitary Hoses
  • 2006 a new Westerbeke Generator was installed  15KW BTDC
  • The Generator now has 38 hours
  • Three 8D batteries--new in 2013
  • Two 50amp shore Power Cords
  •       Connections available on either side amidship
  • Charles Battery Charger 1260A--60 Amp
  • Crossover Emergency Start Switch
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.
Nominal Length
Length Overall
Max Draft
Dry Weight
Fresh Water Tank Capacity
Holding Tank Capacity
Engine Make Marine Diesel(Sweden)
Engine Model Hammerhead
Engine Year 2006
Total Power 600hp
Engine Hours 290
Engine Type Twin Inboard
Fuel Type Diesel
1974 Trojan 53 Deckhouse Motor Yacht

This is a rather rare Trojanonly 7 were produced. The Master Stateroom is AFT, full-beam with a King Size Berth, ensuite head and 2 Cedar Lined hanging lockers.  Country Style Eat-In Galley.  She would make a great Live-Aboard.


  • Long Extended Bridge

  • 3 Staterooms with Ensuite Heads

  • Full size washing machine and dryer

  • New DIESEL Engines
  • New Generator

  • Full Beam Master with King Size Berth

  • Radar Arch for Electronics and it folds down

There was a $200K refit while boat was laid up from 2007 to 2013.   This included a conversion from gas to diesel--new engines and generator

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