5288 2000 model Bayliner 52′ ——– SOLD. $234k

Specifications:

Price:
$ 234,000.00
Location:
St. Petersburg Florida
Year:
2000
Length:
52
Boat Type:
Power
Fuel:
Diesel
Engines:
2
Make:
Bayliner
Model:
5288
Boat Name:
n/a

Lord have mercy- she actually closed. $234k 2016.

 

There have only been three (3)  Bayliner 5288’s sold on the East Coast between 2015- 2019, and those three were all sold in 2015-2016.. From $195k-$265k -all were in excellent condition.
My excellent client hung in there, when most buyers would had fled at the first lie, but months later after countless haul outs, sea-trials, mechanic after mechanic, the problems were resolved, and the boat is now in her new home in Madisonville Louisiana.I was hired as the buyers AGENT and found this vessel for my buyer.  I earned every penny in this deal as I must say that in all my years as a Yacht Broker, I’ve never run across an operation as incompetent, officious, and opaque as the outfit that owned this vessel, or their listing agent who “represented” her.. Unbelievable from start (May) to finish in September. Getting truthful answers from them was like trying to get answers from Hillary Clinton about Bengazi and her emails. They lied, postponed, “kicked it down the road”, delayed, and lied some more.  If I hadn’t know this boats history and knew what questions to ask, I would had felt sorry for any buyer who bought this boat without ferreting out facts vs lies, as they sure weren’t volunteering it’s history.  Ask me about MAN diesels. There’s a reason why buyers will pay more $$$ for a newer boat with Cummins.

These photos were taken by Blake Davis (aka the Pilothouse King) who thoroughly inspected her as a buyers agent.  I had never seen one with an exterior this shiny in Florida (because she was from Maryland)- even back when the boats were brand spanking new. Her gel coat is spectacular for a 16 yro boat.  Her interior appears as it did back in 2000.

 

Survey and Seatrial July 2016

Survey and Seatrial July 2016

 

 

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Dimensions
LOA: 52 ft 0 in                                     Beam: 16’03”                                      Draft: 5’03”                            Bridge Clearance: 19′ 03″                      Weight (dry) 47,560 lbs

Engines:
Engine Brand: MAN
Year Built: 2000
Engine Model: D2866LE405
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Location: Starboard
Engine Hours: 972

Drive Type: Direct Drive
Engine Power: 600 HP each.

Cruising Speed: 18 knots @ 1800 RPM
Maximum Speed: 24 knots

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  • Bimini Top with Stainless Frames
  • 4 Sided Isinglass  enclosure
  • Hydraulic crane for dinghy lift
  • Lewmar electric windlass
  • Anchor and rode
  • Windshield wipers and washers
  • Sun Pad on foredeck
  • Cockpit Shower
  • Swim platform with dive ladder
  • Avon RIB 8.5 foot (consider a “beater” with no value)
  • Mercury 4 HP 4 Stroke O/B (2006)

 

 

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I discovered only a few places where the black paint was peeling on the aluminum window frames as you can see in this photo.

Engine room access

Engine room access

 

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The air conditioning on the boat is left running, and it’s nice and cool.

  • Bow Thruster 24 Volt
  • Vacu-flush marine heads (2)
  • Engine room blowers
  • Fuel transfer pump
  • Bennett trim tabs
  • (3) Bilge Pumps
  • Tank Watch monitors for fresh water and holding tank
  • Webasco Diesel Furnace (inoperable and sold as is)
  • Glendenning Cable Master
  • (4) Cruisaire Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning systems
  • Primary Fuel Filters
  • Groco internal Sea Water Strainers
  • Airseps for Engines
  • Underwater Exhaust
  • Line cutters on propeller shafts
  • ZF Marine Reductions Gears
  • 3 Inch propeller shafts
  • Drip-less propeller shaft packing

 

 

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Her freshwater provenance is seen here.

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Her upholstery is very nice, as is her Bimini top. Her “clears” are CLEAR.

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It’s a tender. Nothing to get excited about, but at least it has one.

From the Pilothouse

From the Pilothouse

 

Pilothouse Helm

Pilothouse Helm

 

  • Raymarine ST700 Autopilot (Both helms)
  • Two Raytheon VHF; Ray 210 and Ray 220
  • Raytheon L1250 Fishfinder (P/H)
  • Ritchie electronic compass (P/H)
  • Raytheon Auto Pilot (Both)
  • Raytheon RL80C 10.4 inch Multi-Funtion Display (PH)
  • Raytheon  RL70 Multi-funtion display (F/B)
  • Networked Raytheon Radar (Both)
  • Bow Thruster

 

 

Pilothouse lounge and helm seat.

Pilothouse lounge and helm seat.

 

AC Electrical Panel

AC Electrical Panel. It’s normal for the wood work on all these boats to be a bit weathered on their front, as most people drive with the starboard pilothouse door open.

 

  • 12V/24V DC
  • 110/220V AC
  • 50 Amp 220V shore power service
  • Glendenning Cable Master
  • Westerbeke 12.5 kW diesel generator.
  • C-Charger 24 V, 20 A
  • (4) 8D 12V Batteries
  • (4) Group 27 12V Batteries

 

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Don’t ask about televisions, You can buy those 24 hours a day at Walmart. Cheaper and bigger every day.

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  • 3 Burner Electric stove with oven
  • GE XL4000 1.5 C/F Microwave
  • Frigidaire 12.5 C/F Refrigerator with Freezer
  • Frigidaire Dishwasher
  • Double S/S Sink
  • Corian style counters
  • Broan Trash Compactor
  • Central Vacuum
  • Washer and Dryer

 

 

Dishwasher and trash compactor

Dishwasher and trash compactor. Very nice sole.

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Stairway to the Staterooms

Stairway to the Staterooms

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16 year old bed spread. Why?

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Bathtub

Bathtub

 

Vacu Flush heads

Vacu Flush heads

 

Guest Stateroom

Guest Stateroom, although best used for storage.

 

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VIP Stateroom Forward

VIP Stateroom Forward

 

Separate Shower Stall in the VIP Head.

Separate Shower Stall in the VIP Head.

 

Vacu-Flush Heads

Vacu-Flush Heads

 

Shiny Gel coat, Transom Storage.

Shiny Gel coat, Transom Storage.

COMMENTS:  This is a beautiful yacht inside and out.  UPDATE: All the mechanical issues were taken care of by it’s owner, and she was sold (leased) for $234k, then she ran direct from St. Petersburg home to Madisonville La., with no issues in 2016. To this day 12/23/19 she has served her owner well with no issues. After she was sorted out, she was a really tip top yacht.

This is a semi-displacement hull with a generous 16’3″ beam and a wonderful 3 Stateroom floor plan featuring a full beam mid-ship master stateroom with a full walk around berth. Her engine room is very spacious with near standing headroom and ample room for gear storage and ease of access to all machinery.

Having lived most all her life in the brackish waters of the Chesapeake Bay in a boat house under care of her original owner. She shows much younger than her age. Her Gel Coat has a very deep and lustrous shine and overall this low hour yacht shows very well.   This vessel cannot be sold. Only leased. 35% down. 36 equal payments of 1% and then IF you choose to exercise the option to purchase at the end, a 29% payment is due.

 

Bayliner 5288 Layout Drawing

Bayliner 5288 Layout Drawing

Disclaimer

This vessel is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and unless noted, is not intended to convey representation of a particular vessel.