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2013 Eagle 53

The Eagle 53 is the latest and presently the largest Eagle Cruiser. The interior has two optional layouts: Two staterooms with bathrooms and a small office or laundry on the port side or alternatively with an owner's stateroom and two guest cabins. The Eagle 53 is fitted with twin 230 hp Electronic QSB5.9 Cummins diesels as standard providing a cruising speed of 10 knots and a range of about 700 miles. Optional larger engines for a top speed of up to 21 knots can be installed. An 8 KW gen set is standard.

The Eagle 53 achieves the perfect balance of a clean, modern sleek design with a traditional pilothouse line.

The superior performance and directional stability are enhanced by the keel depth and unique hull properties. Coupled with the size and weight of the boat, the ride is smooth and efficient at any speed. The trawler look is evident in the covered side decks, completely covered aft deck, large Portuguese bridge, tumblehome transom and spacious flying bridge.

The pilothouse and flybridge, both provide exceptional views and comfortable seating for skipper and crew. The accommodation puts your comfort first, and is made possible with easy passageways throughout the yacht, comfortable berths, a galley designed for real cooking, and abundant storage.


Length overall:53’ 3” / 16.25 M
Beam:13’ 7” / 4.14 M
Length of Waterline:4 5 ’ 0” / 13.73 M
Draft with Keel:4’ 10 ” / 1.25 M
Displacement:42 ,000 POUNDS / 20 T
Water capacity:250 US GALLONS / 9 46 L
Fuel:830 US GALLONS / 31 42 L

Exterior hardware :

All exterior hardware is manufactured using 316 stainless steel unless otherwise noted

Stainless steel 1¼" rails main deck forward and on boat deck.

14" stainless steel raked bollard cleats at bow and stern

Stainless steel cleated chocks midships

Single stainless steel bow roller

Stainless steel water, waste and diesel deck plates

Stainless steel tank vents on hull

Stainless steel supports from deck to sun roof overhanging cockpit

5 aluminum sliding windows in saloon and galley

7 fixed aluminum windows in pilothouse painted off-white

10 Lewmar aluminum portlights with screens

Flagpole base and teak flagpole

Emergency tiller access plate & emergency tiller

Stainless steel engine and generator exhaust flanges

2 zinc anodes

Bronze seacocks

Bronze strainers on intake seacocks

5 overhead lights above side decks and cockpit

Chromed bronze door hardware

Teak and stainless steel swim platform with attached stainless steel swim ladder

Equipment List:

Equipment List

Hull = Solid laminate using Vinylester resin in external layers and fitted with internal FRP grid.

House & deck = FRP laminate w/ structural coring as required; 2 coats white bilge paint; non-skid decks.

3 coats of Int¡¦l Paint¡¦s 2 part epoxy on bare hull below waterline stripe. 2 coats Micron Extra anti-fouling paint.

Propulsion engines = Twin Cummins QSB5.9-230 HP electronic diesel engines w/ ZF 80A gears at 2.50:1

ratio, 12 V electric shift; 12 V x 160 amp alternators.

Racor fuel filters and U.S. Coast Guard approved flexible fuel hose.

8 kw Diesel Genset with sound shield; 120 AH starting battery and accessories.

Molded FRP airfoil rudders with stainless steel stocks and cores.

Prop shafts of #17 Aquatech stainless, PYI dripless shaft seals, and 4 bladed bronze props.

Two station hydraulic steering.

Two station Cummins, electronic engine/transmission controls.

2 Fuel tanks of molded fire retardant FRP with gelcoated baffled interior, total 830 U.S gallons.

2 Water tanks of molded FRP with gelcoated baffled interior; total 250 U.S. gallons.

Hart Tank Tenders ¡V to monitor levels in 2 fuel tanks and 1 water tank in addition to tank sight gauges.

Foam/lead sandwich eng room insulation; reinforced aluminum foil outer layer covered w/ perforated aluminum sheet.

Springfield Marine adjustable height, pilot seats w/ padded, movable armrests; footrests; black vinyl in PH; white on FB.

Aluminum cabin sole beams. Teak & holly cabin soles (veneered). Interior teak varnished with low gloss, matte finish.

Galvanized, hot dipped, fabricated steel, engine bed saddles installed on molded longitudinal beams.

2 Electric toilets; 2 x 25 gal. toilet holding tanks, each w/ macerator & both with deck pump-out & gravity drains.

Pressurized water system with 20 U.S. gallons water heater.

Two electric bilge pumps with automatic float switches & 1 manual bilge pump.

Two Automatic 12 volt shower sump pumps.

Watertight engine room bulkheads.

International navigation lights & electric air horn.

Three (3) 12 volt pantograph windshield wipers.

Stainless steel shore power inlet = 50 Amp rating with Galvanic isolator 50amp; stainless steel phone and TV inlet.

Blue Sea main circuit breaker panel with volt & ammeters for 12V D.C. and 120V A.C.

Batteries = 4 each heavy duty, 12 Volt, 200 amp hours with selector switch.

40 amp battery charger and battery isolators.

Flybridge wind breaker made of a st. st. frame with lightly tinted acrylic panels on top of bridge coaming.

10 Lewmar, aluminum, opening screened ports in staterooms and washrooms.

5 Aluminum frame, sliding windows in saloon; 7 fixed aluminum frame fixed windows in pilothouse.

2 Aluminum doors w/ windows in pilothouse and 1 sliding st. st., windowed door on aft salon bulkhead.

Port and starboard bulwark doors outboard of pilothouse doors.

Salon & pilothouse seats, vinyl covered; berth mattresses, fabric covered.

Norcold or equal AC/DC 2 doors refrigerator, including separate freezer compartment.

Electric cook top range, 3 burners & microwave oven.

Folding, painted aluminum radar mast w/ radar base & spreader lights.

Type 316 stainless steel deck hardware as listed:

Bow pulpit and double rails of 1-1/4¡¨ dia. tube; boat deck double rails of 1-1/4¡¨ dia. tube.

Swim platform of st/st. & teak; st/st. swim ladder installed on swim platform.

Cockpit access ladder to upper deck with hatch overhead.

Bow mooring bitt; mooring chocks at bow, midships & stern; single bow anchor roller assembly.

Emergency tiller access plate and emergency

Layout Plans:

Fly Bridge

The fly bridge provides exceptional visibility and fine weather cruising. On it the wheel is set amidships, in a large console for full instrumentation. On the port side are molded seats with interior storage providing a large area for comfort and relaxation. On the aft fly bridge a big entertainment area can be fitted as option with an additional settee, table, sink and a BBQ countertop.

The boat has very generous walk-around decks providing for on deck safety and easy mobility in getting around in the boat, and especially while docking or mooring. The high bulwarks are accented with a teak caprail and a non-skid FRP deck. The skipper can access the side decks quickly through the pilothouse cabin doors and through the Portuguese bridge to the foredeck. To move up to the fly bridge there is an internal, lighted staircase from the pilothouse and a ladder from the cockpit.

The saloon on the aft main deck, opens out onto the cockpit through a single glass stainless-steel-framed sliding door. The cockpit is spacious and beyond the transom is a teak and stainless steel swimming platform to make boarding and swimming easier.


Electric anchor windlass for 3/8" size chain
S/S dual bow rollers instead of single bow roller
S/S closed chocks with dual vertical rollers installed in corners of hull and transom for use of stern mooring lines
Cockpit console for 3rd station Cummins electronic controls
Teak decking in cockpit only, or over all of the exterior decks
Wesmar Bow thruster V2-8E, 10hp
Bennett trim tabs 48"x12" with dual station controls
Transom door on the starboard side to access swim platform

Main Deck Plan

Owner may choose from those three different living area layouts to meet his particular preferences. A large, well-appointed saloon provides a spacious area for family and friends; it is richly fitted in teak joinery with an autolift dining table and an L or U shaped lounge. The galley has an efficient layout and is designed for real cooking; the Eagle galley has loads of storage space under the portside sinks and above the counters; a gas cook top, black granite counter tops, and a microwave. A large fridge -freezer is opposite to starboard. Five sliding windows provide excellent ventilation and visibility.

The pilothouse is very spacious. The helmsman is well treated with a great view through the seven large safety glass windows and a seat that is both luxurious and functional. Port and starboard stainless steel doors, have interior, teak paneling and provide easy access to the bow and walkways aft. Aft stairs lead down to the saloon; up to the flybridge, and from the forward, port side, down to the staterooms. The pilothouse has a traditional and luxurious feeling, created by the teak bulkheads, teak sole, teak dinning table and the soft, upholstered L-shaped settee. The adjustable height table has considerable storage space underneath the raised table base.

For the captain's easy viewing, large areas of both horizontal and vertical spaces are provided for instrumentation. Overhead instrument space, above the front windows, is also available. All instrumentation areas are easily accessed by removable panels. Chart storage, and a full-size counter to view them, is to the portside of the teak helm. AC/DC breaker panels are below the helm.


Cloth upholstery in saloon and pilothouse instead of vinyl
Curtains throughout the yacht, including 3 hatch curtains, but excluding PH
Marble countertops
Air conditioning & heaters
Raymarine navigation instruments package including ST 60 compass, ST 60 speed, ST 60 depth, ST 6001 Autopilot control, GPS, VHS
Entertainment centre

Lower Deck Plan

In the standard two stateroom version, a wide staircase from the pilothouse provides access to the small companionway which separates the aft master stateroom from the forward guest stateroom. The master cabin, positioned amidships, is full beam, spacious and richly finished in teak, with teak and holly cabin soles throughout. It boasts a queen-sized island berth with en-suite bathroom including a stall shower, an electric toilet, two hanging lockers, a desk/cosmetic dresser, with a swing away chair underneath, and side drawers.

The guest stateroom also features a queen size island bed with easy access, plenty of natural light and storage with a second, adjacent bathroom aft.

Both the master and guest stateroom offer excellent storage with an abundance of lockers and drawers, to cope with heavy luggage demands of extended cruising.


Three staterooms instead of the standard two, cabin plan
Forward and aft staterooms and an office in the middle cabin
Preparation for washer and dryer installation


Cummins engines, twin QSB539-355HO --- design tip speed 17kts
Cummins engines, twin QSB5.9-355HO --- design top speed 17 Kts
Cummins engines, twin QSB5.9-380HO --- design top speed 17.5 Kts
Cummins engines, twin QSB5.9-425HO --- design top speed 20 Kts
Northern Lights Genset 12 KW/110V/60Hz
Northern Lights Genset 12 KW/220V/50Hz
Prosine 1800 DC/AC inverter
Dual Racor 75/900MAX2 fuel/water separators 180 GPH - 2 sets
Dual Racor 75/1000MAX2 fuel/water separators 360 GPH - 2 sets
Bilge pumps & float switch - 3 x 3700 GPH
Bilge pumps & float switch - 3 x 2000 GPH (2 x 2000 GPH are standard)

Electrical System:

120v and 12v systems

Blue Sea panels, breakers & switches with battery disconnect switch; battery volt and amp meters; and reverse polarity indicating light in pilothouse

Instrument panel lights

110v duplex receptacles

12v wiring to refrigerator / freezer and to helm stations; cockpit and saloon

1 x 50amp 110V shore power inlet

Color coded wiring system

8 KW generator with sound shield and with single station control panel, raw water strainer, fuel and water separator, muffler

12v lighting in all compartments including engine room

GFCI receptacles in galley, engine room, lavatories and lazarette

Bonded electrical system

1 Bank of 2 x 200 amh/hr heavy- duty, engine starting batteries in covered fiberglass boxes

1 Bank of 2 x 200 amh/hr heavy-duty, batteries in covered fiberglass boxes for service use

1 x 120 amh/hr generator starting battery in covered fiberglass box

40 Amp battery charger

Battery isolator

Fuel System:

2 x 415 Gallons fire resistant fiberglass fuel tanks with top inspection/clean out

USCG approved type A-1 fuel hoses

Sight gauges on fuel tanks

Racor 900 single fuel/water separators on main engines

Racor 120RMAM fuel and water separator for generator

About Transpacific Marine:

Almost five decades of experience in building sail and power yachts in Asia is limited to very few companies, and TRANSPACIFIC MARINE CO. LTD. is one of these few companies. Forty seven years ago, Nancy and Ennals Ives, Transpac's founders, began living in Taiwan, while building 38' and 40', wooden sailboats.

Sailing their own boats in California, prior to living in Taiwan, prepared Nancy and Ennals, to understand the necessity of high quality and strong, safe methods of construction needed in ocean going yachts. Their experience in sail and powerboat cruising and construction, and knowing how yachts will perform in various weather conditions, has contributed to the success of Transpac yachts.

Early in the life of Transpac, the Ives recognized the necessity to involve a local partner. Consequently the current President, prominent Taiwan business woman, Mary Chou, joined the company. After Ennals' passing in 2006, Nancy has retired a year after that, she is still involved as a consultant.

In the 1990s, Transpac moved its building operation to the Eastern China city, of Ningbo, where they continue production of the Eagle Motoryachts.

Parts and equipment for Eagles are purchased in the U.S., Taiwan and in China. U.S. Coast Guard Standards are followed in fitting out the yacht, including the engine wiring and fuel systems. All systems are thoroughly tested at sea before shipment.

The Transpac staff has excellent communication skills in English, Chinese and Italian, ensuring that each buyer's request is accurately explained to the workforce. Limited production enables Transpac to pay attention to the small details, as well as to the overall construction and outfitting of the entire boat.

The standard Eagle layouts continue to be popular with our customers, however, if you wish to customize your boat, we can help. The plans for the Eagle Yachts are fully computerized and our Italian Naval Engineer will use advanced computer technology to help you to achieve your ideal layout. Who has just computer drawn our Eagle 57L which is shown on our website.

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