Anchorage Yacht Sales
1815 Ottawa Beach Road
Holland, Michigan, US, 49424
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1989 Fleming 53/55 Pilothouse Motor Yacht

location icon Montague, United States
Year 1989
Length 55 ft



The World awaits, go explore it in a legendary Fleming! Mindsweeper is a magnificent vessel and represents an excellent value. She has spent a great majority of her life in the crystal clear freshwaters of Northern Michigan, has always been stored in a Heated facility in winter months, and maintained with an open checkbook, by a very knowledgeable owner. This is evident as soon as you step aboard and look around. 

The Fleming 53 without question represents one of the most desirable pilothouse motor yachts available, both for her well designed accommodations and her offshore capabilities. The pilothouse in which to operate comfortably under any conditions, a high flared bow, and covered side decks with high rails, speak to her offshore cruising capabilities. The level of maintenance is evident from fly bridge to engine room makes this yacht undoubtedly one of the better values on the market. Her knowledgeable owners are moving on, creating a great opportunity for the discriminating buyer. Call today to schedule a viewing!



Year built 1989
Category Power
Length 55 ft
Beam 16'6 ft
Max. Draft 5 ft
Construction Fiberglass
Drive Type Direct
Engines 2
Total Engine Power 750 hp
Cruising Speed 10 kn
Maximum Speed 16 kn
Fuel Tanks 4
Fuel Tank Cap. 1,050 gal
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 300 gal
Water Heater Cap. 0 gal
Holding Tanks 1
Holding Tank Cap. 150 gal
Displacement 63,000 lb
Windlass Electric

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Caterpillar
Model: 3208
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 375hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 4 Blade
Engine Hours: 1370

Engine 2 Specifications

Make: Caterpillar
Model: 3208
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 375hp
Type: Outboard
Propeller Type: 4 Blade
Engine Hours: 1370

MindSweeper sleeps 4  very comfortably. The master stateroom is forward with island queen berth. En suite master head with separate shower. Guest stateroom has twin berths. Guest head with shower and  Karibe washer/dryer. 


Galley includes full size Fridge/Freezer,Princess 4 burner elec. stove with oven w/exhaust hood, New microwave, new garbage disposal ,trash compactor, Nutone counter top blender, SS sink, and plenty of counter and cabinet space throughout.


The very spacious and well appointed salon features sweeping views, an "L" shape settee, teak and holly sole, hi-lo teak table,roll top bar w/new icemaker, 2 custom made barrel chairs,and  LCD flat screen TV.

All drapes, and upholstered cushion have been updated! 


New Xantrex inverter/charger, 12v, 24vDC,110 V AC, Onan 15kw genset (2500 hrs),7 AGM batteries w/ parallel switch, automatic Battery charger, 50& 30 Amp dock side electrical. Electrical system has been upgraded with a CAPEC electrical bonding system.

Deck / Hull

Mindsweeper carries 2 anchors on the bow, a Bruce #66 and Muir-Thor windlass w/ Danforth that is operated from pilot house, bridge, or by remote on the bow. Freshwater & raw water wash down on Bow and Stern. Swim ladder, Teak swim platform, teak decks, Arch, SS electric davit crane, Givens 6 man life raft,and a set of 3 blade spare props. 

Canvas includes pieces to fully enclose the bridge. Fitted canvas covers for all windows,rails, bridge seating, name boards, and running lights. Cushions for the bridge are dry cell foam w/ sunbrella covers. In addition pilot house windows have sun shades. Pilot house doors have bug screens. Windows are tinted throughout the boat.


Powered with  twin CAT 3208 (375hp) with 1375 hours with twin disc marine gears, Halon fire system, Hydraulic steering, Trim Tabs,  Bilge blowers, Bilge pumps (3 elec) (1 Manual),  SS holding Tank, HRO Water maker, Bennett trim tabs,  Reverse cycle heat /air, Inverter, Sea strainers, Tank Tender gauges, Onan Genset, CAPEC electrolysis system,Stainless steel exhaust pipes, Flo- Scan Fuel Gauges with electronic tachometers, fuel flow, gallons per hour, total gallon used and total engine hours, Aqua Drive (vibration reduction system) Glendinning engine synchronization, engine water flow alarms, and engine fuel shut off valves.


Furuno 1920 Radar, Furuno GP70 MK II, MapTech Offshore Navigator/ Plotter, Furuno Color fish /depth Finder, Flo-Sacn Meters (both Engines) Robertson autopilot, Icom  VHF in pilothouse and on bridge, Compasses Bridge /pilothouse, Pioneer Stereo w/ 12 disc changer,LCD TV Depth gauge (bridge) standard wind/depth /speed gauges, KVH Satellite, six station intercom, and VDO rudder angle indicator.

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.

For more information please call Jon Dykstra 616-915-6333