1988 Farr 53′ Performance Cruiser San Francisco, California

In Stock
SKU: YW# 1448-3247293
Vessel type: Sailboats
Volvo 130hp


  • Year: 1988


  • Air conditioning
  • Anchor Washdown
  • anchor-windlass
  • Autopilot
  • Cockpit Shower
  • Dodger
  • Electric Head
  • Electric Windlass
  • Gas Stove
  • GPS
  • Inverter
  • Swim Platform

Recent Upgrades


YW# 1448-3247293

ATALANTArepresents a complete and elegant synthesis of cruising requirements and amenities, and performance, for which the Farr design office is so famous.  Along with incomparable quality , the primary goals of the design were performance, practicality, and economy of space.  These have been superbly attained through superior engineering and construction.

Built in NEW ZEALAND !  NZ renowned for their outstanding yacht building skills, and ATALANTArepresents the finest of this Kiwi talent.

ATALANTA is very capable of extensive blue water cruising.


Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name

Keel: Wing

LOA: 53 ft 6 in
Beam: 14 ft 9 in
LWL: 44 ft 6 in
Maximum Draft: 7 ft 6 in
Displacement: 34000 lbs

Total Power: 130 HP

Engine 1:
Engine Brand: VOLVO
Year Built: 1988
Engine Model: TAMD
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Propeller: 3 blade propeller
Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 130 HP

Fresh Water Tanks: (130 Gallons)
Fuel Tanks: 4 (50 Gallons)

Number of single berths: 5
Number of double berths: 1
Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 2

One is immediately impressed with her practical and uncluttered deck, powerful yet clean and manageable rig, and sleek, graceful appearance.  A combination of design and equipment, including the unobstructed view from the helm, the roller furling system, and the electric primaries allow for comfortable short handed sailing. Other features such as the open transom and boarding platform, and wing keel satisfy what are becoming necessities for today’s cruising yachts.
Engine and Generator
VOLVO TAMD 31 A 130 HP  turbocharged diesel – 2802 Hours

24″  3- bladed MAX prop

MDC Mariner Generator  MG6D  6 KW – 326 Hours

2 – 12 V six 2 V cells w/ 560 amp/hours per bank

2 – Lestek 105A alternators

Battery charger

QUAD-Cycle Battery System

Heart Inverter

Tank Tender

Stove and Oven



Fresh and Salt Water pressure water systems

11 Opening Ports

Custom Covers for all cushions

Kenwood Stereo

Brooks and Gatehouse   390  System

Located at Pedestal, Cockpit, Mast and Navigation Station

Furuno Radar

Alpha Marine  4404 Auto Pilot





Mast and Rigging
YACHTSPARS mast and boom

Rod Rigging

Reckmann R3 roller furling

5 Function hydraulic system – boom vang, outhaul, backstay, baby stay, inner forestay

2 – #65  Electric S/T Primaries

2 – #55 S/T Secondaries

4 – #54  S/T Halyard

1 – #46  S/T Mainsheet

2 – #43 two speed

2 – #30  S/T Traveller


2 – Head Sails

3 – Spinnakers

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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Nick’s infectious energy and can-do execution brings a lot of life to the dock. He joins the City Yachts crew during the 34th America’s Cup after spending nearly a decade in the mortgage industry. Nick is no stranger to the dock at Gas House Cove Marina. Nick is married to one of the Kaplan daughters, Erica of KKMI fame. He has lovingly lended a hand on the dock for over a decade. Their 3-year old son Will has been sited throwing dock lines around while new edition Charlie is sure to follow. Honing his creative skills as an undergrad at Washington State University’s School of Advertising, Nick thrives on the opportunity to network with professionals outside of his standard brokerage clientele. Working closely with some of the industry’s finest yachts, Nick has fused the ‘here and now’ of  boating. As a Member of the San Francisco Yacht Club – Nick…

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