McConaghy MC53 | 2022

2,150,000 Tax Not Paid | Hamble United Kingdom

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  • Make McConaghy
  • Model MC53
  • Year 2022
  • LOA 53ft/16m
  • Class Multihull
  • Hull Glass Reinforced Plastic
  • Keel Drop Keel/Centre Board
  • Rig Sloop
  • Engine Twin Diesel
  • Drive Sail Drive
  • Berths 6
  • Cabins 3
  • Aft Cabins 2
  • Ancasta Ref 37878


The MC53 is the third yacht in the MC50 series. The Ker Design and McConaghy build delivers "true wind speed, boat speed" in a stylish and comfortable catamaran.
The wide saloon and galley offers a versatile and spacious living area that, with large windows running the full length of the saloon and fully retractable glass doors to aft, is exceptionally light and provides fantastic views. This apartment-like feel is particularly well suited to socialising and family living.



Layout Flybridge

Flybridge layout

Layout Main Deck

Main deck layout

Layout Lower Deck

Cabin arrangement


BUILDER: McConaghy Boat Company
DESIGNER: Ker Design
Build Year 2022
CE Category A

Composite engineering approved by Bureau Veritas
Controlled vacuum infusion process with pressed panels of E-glass, carbon and Corecell foam core for lightweight strength and stiffness
Hull in grey gelcoat
Deck in off white
Coachroof in white
Non-skid standard side and fore decks, with teak sole on flybridge, aft deck and swim platform
Carbon longeron with integrated anchoring system
Twin balanced spade rudders
Hydraulic Tender lift/Swim platform

LOA 16.15m - 53'
BEAM 8.23m - 27'
DRAFT WITH CENTERBOARDS 1.35 - 3.75m 4'-4" to 12'-4" (Three pre-set positions)

All figures are approximate


I= 20.50
P = 21.80
J= 5.79
E= 7.00

• AXXON standard modulus carbon fibre mast with single spreader
• Harken switch track -26 mm with gate

• AXXON carbon fibre V-Boom 200 type
• 3 reef fittings
• Outhaul car with 2:1 purchase
• Carbon gooseneck

• Cap Shrouds and lower Shrouds K49 Kevlar Rigging with a Technora braided jacket for chafe protection.
• Diamonds and Forestay rod.
• Closed body turnbuckles

• Main halyard 2:1
• Headsail halyards; Code 0, Genoa, Staysail
• Sheets

• Harken 60.3 STEA Radial electric X 4
• Harken main traveller electric line feeder

• Jib - Reckmann MF-3
• Code 0 - Facnor

Performance DOYLE sails
• Mainsail - Stratis 1100 CT 107 sqm square top with 5 battens, 3 Reefs and Shape Stripes
• Jib - Stratis 1100 CT 59.37 sqm with UV Cover
• Code 0 - ZL 10 Black/Gold 140 sqm with Structured Luff


This modern and elegant interior is bright, clean and exceptionally well built.
The cabinetry is painted gloss white, the joinery is oak, the sole is white ash, the overheads wall liners are white with soft grey upholstery on the sofas and deck cushions.
Air conditioning with reverse cycle heating for all cabins and saloon
Blinds and screens for all overhead hatches.
Blinds for side windows

Panoramic views, electric sliding saloon side windows, full beam bi-fold doors.
L shaped settee with bench seats aft starboard, L shaped Settee forward starboard, dining table aft starboard with electrical lift leg.
Galley area to port

Navigator's seat, chart table with storage, navigation electronics panel
Red/white lighting, Electrical Panel, 12V and USB sockets, 230 V Sockets
Flat screen bracket for 49" Smart TV by navigation station (electrically deployed/stowed, articulating) (TV not included)

Corian Counter tops with Twin stainless steel sink and mixer tap
Isotherm Drawer Fridge S/S 160 L,
Isotherm Drawer Freezer S/S 160L
Cabinet to accommodate microwave oven
Electrical stove with 4 burners and oven
Storage under worktop, cupboard & drawers, built in garbage bin

All cabins include ensuite bathrooms with electric toilets, vanity, sink, mixers and mirrors.
Aft cabin with split beds, with option to arrange double bed. Hull windows, opening deck hatches
Midship cabin with seaward facing berth with ensuite bathroom forward
The Owner's hull. Double berth aft with two swivel chairs in the midship office with the ensuite bathroom forward.

LED lighting throughout and courtesy lighting at floor and sealing level
230 V Sockets


2 x 57hp Yanmar engines in insulated bays
Engine hours - 45 hours (March 2024)
Sail Drives with Feathering propellers
Electronic throttle control with engine panels at starboard helm + Glendenning remote engine control with 3 outlets
130Amp, 12v alternator
460L diesel capacity with fuel sensor
Racor500 fuel filters

2 x automatic bilge pumps (2,000 GPH each ) and 2 x Henderson MK 5 manual bilge pumps
Hot & cold pressure water system
2 x 40L Isotherm water heaters
Fresh water and black water level Sensors
Upgrade to dual fresh water pump + bracket

Water maker 67 L/hour (Spectra Newport 400cc)

C-Zone digital electronic switching system
Generator: Fischer Panda 12kW
Lithium house battery upgrade - 2 x 12/360 AH
MasterVolt Inverter x 1
Shore power circuit with MasterVolt combi inverter/charger
Galvanic Isolator
Engine start batteries
DC and AC panels
AC sockets throughout
Lightning master protection

3 emergency light fittings, 6 utility lights, 8 reading lights, 42 down lights
8 cockpit Lights, 10 courtesy lights, red/white nav. stn. light
All round white light, stern light, port and starboard lights, masthead light

Climma reverse cycle air conditioning, 47000 BTU

Fuel 460L
Water 460L
Black water tanks approx. 2*80L & 1*60L with electronic valve discharge to sea or marina pump-out facility


2 × Axiom Pro 16-inch screens on the Flybridge
1 x Axiom Pro 16-inch screens at navstation.
Mast base instrument display - 2 units
2 × i70 Displays for wind, speed and depth at helms
1 x i70 Displays for wind, speed and depth at navstation
Precision-9 Compass x2
Evolution Autopilot with p70 control head and ACU-400
Glendenning Yacht Controller
AIS 650 Class B Transceiver + Active AIS splitter

4kW 18" HD Colour Radar with bracket and cable
Raystar 130 GPS antenna
Ray260 VHF Marine Radio
VHF ports at both helms
VHF Antenna

1 Lewmar V4V5 electric windlass
25 kg anchor, 80 m chain, and 30m (100 ft) rope
6 x 200mm folding cleats
2 x Seasmart pop-up stern cleats
2 x blue LED Underwater Lights

Teak on cockpit, swim platform, stairs to deck, stairs to flybridge, flybridge sole
Hydraulic Lifting swim and Tender platform with safety locks and four folding padeyes. Pockets for swimladder installed.
Fold down/up dinghy chocks with teak top-layer
Carbon fibre swim ladder with multiple positions
Carbon fibre passerelle
Seasmart folding steps to coachroof x 2
Composite stairwell cover
Chain counter at flybridge
Deck wash pump sea water / fresh water in chain locker
Canvas covers for helm stations.

Broker Comments

The MC53 is the third yacht of the McConaghy MC50 series. She is a fast cruising yacht with comfortable and stylish indoor/outdoor living. The flybridge provides excellent visibility, easy sail handling, engine controls and safety. With all the sail controls on the flybridge the main deck is available for reading, sunbathing, cooking in short the joy of being on board. McConaghy's excellence and high standards are evident in the joinery, mechanical and composite work. A world class yacht, fully commissioned and ready for delivery today.

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Purchase Information

Ancasta are acting as brokers for the vendor who is not selling in the course of business unless otherwise stated. These details are prepared from information provided by the vendor and are intended only as a guide to give a fair description of the vessel but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not constitute part of any contract.

A prospective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and to have the vessel fully surveyed by a qualified marine surveyor. Details are supplied on the understanding that all negotiations shall be through Ancasta brokerages. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice. Please Note: where the vessel’s status shows as “Preliminary”, details of the vessel have not yet been confirmed by the Vendor.

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