Boat Design Name:   Seahorse 52

Year Launched:         2005

Designer:        Seahorse Marine

Interior Designer:    Seahorse Marine  & us (Customising the saloon to suit us)

Builder: Seahorse Marine

LOA:   16.46 metres              (55ft)

LWL:   14.67 metres            

Beam: 4.57 metres  (15ft)

Draft: 1.37 metres  

Displacement:                        28,000 kg (28 tons dry weight)

Max Speed:   12 knots    (designed hull speed 9.2 knots)   

Cruise Speed:            (most economical )   8 knots  1100 rpm  12 LPH (incl. both engines)

     Performance…………………… - 6.5 knts - 900 RPM – 8 LPH
                                - 7 knts - 1000 RPM – 10 LPH
                                - 9. knts - 1200 RPM – 18 LPH
                               - 10 knts - 1400 RPM – 24 LPH

Construction:             Fibreglass with 2 pack acrylic paint.

Fuel Cap:        3250 litres      

Water Cap:    1200 litres

Engines Make: 2 x 270hp ‘B’ Diamond series Cummins turbos  (only 2000 hours)

Gearboxes:    ZF220 Twin Disc ratio 3:1

Drive Train:  Conventional Shaft Drive - 304 ss. shaft 2.5” diameter, counter rotating.

Propellers:      3-blade Ni-Al-Br precision - 28”D x 22.5”P

Automatic CO2 fire extinguisher system in engine rooms. (Australian survey standards)

Gyro Stabiliser systems runs off inverter or generator.(eliminates most roll whilst cruising)

Static Stabiliser systems using stainless paravanes. (eliminates roll at Anchor.)

Water Maker ‘Echo-Tech’ 150 lph 240 volt.

Bow Thruster:           Sidepower SE100. 12VDC 7hp

Anchor Winch: Muir Cheetar HD 12VDC  plus auto anchor system and chain counter

Anchors:        Stainless steel ‘Suncor’ Plowmaster Plus 80 galv. Manson plow (spare)l. plus 100 meters 10mm close link chain.

Steering:        Teleflex Morse Capilano hydraulic steering

Engine Controls:        Teleflex Morse cable

Oil Changing Systems for motors, gearboxes and generator by “Reverso”. (change oils in minutes from all engines etc.)

Paint (Topsides):       DuPont IMRON LPU (2/pack Polyuethane)

Paint (Antifouling):  Jotun on hull, PropSpeed on props and rudders. (slipped and all done Feb. 2015)

Hatches:  Maxwell 20”x20” anodized aluminium

Windscreens/windows:        Seahorse Marine - 10mm tempered glass, tinted. Centre screen opening for breeze.

Storm boards for all side windows. Insect screens for all port holes.

Porthole Hatches: New Found Metal stainless steel

Heads: 2 x Jabsco quiet fresh water flush.

Hi pressure deck wash 2 taps bow and stern fresh and salt water.

Wood: Semi gloss-finish teak

Extended Swim Platform: All stainless const. adds 3 ft to O/length. (55 ft overall) (fitted new 2014)

Davit Crane:  12 volt 200kg electric lift. (new winch 2014)

Stainless Steel Fabrication:           Seahorse Marine - 316 and 304. All rails survey height.

Saloon Doors:            Seahorse Marine - Aluminium glide slide type

Helm Chair:   Springfield aluminium pedestal

Upholstery:    Seahorse Marine – and owner customised saloon lounges and seating.

Walk in utility area and engine room.




Generator:     Westerbeke9.7KW.50Hz.

Autopilot: Garmin GHC 12 plus remote fully hydraulic.

Lighting:         Cantalupi 12VDC all L.E.D (new)

Inverters  2.5 Kw Mastervolt & 3 Kw Cotek (backup)  both pure sine wave plus 100 amp 3 stage Mastervolt Digital controlled Charger

Air Conditioning: 3 x Cruisair self-contained reverse cycle units, totalling 42,000 btu

Wipers:  Wurth stainless steel Pantograph arm x 3. Also 3 demister units on screens.

Batteries:       House:                        4 x 250 Ah BSB AGM (replaced July 2015)       

Engine:            2 x 150 Ah lead/acid (replaced March 2015)

Genny:            1 x 150 ah  lead/acid (replaced March 2015)

GPS:    2 x Garmin 4010 plus gsd22 networked to flybridge

Plotter:  2 x Garmin 4010 networked to flybridge

Depth Sounder: 2 x Garmin 4010 networked to flybridge

VHF:   Icom icm502.

HF: Icom m710

Radar: Garmin 2 speed 36 mile HD

2 Danforth liquid controlled compasses.

Anchor alarm system in wheelhouse via Garmin sounder.

Ships horn with buttons in wheelhouse and flybridge

4 x 130 watt solar panels plus regulator. (new June 2014)

All Tank volume gauges: Wema Norway. (water, fuel etc)

Engine Room Cameras: Fujinon deluxe IR.

Entertainment Systems: Sony CD player with 8 pairs of Bose speakers saloon.

Entertainment (bridge) Sony CD player with 4 pairs of speakers.

Engine Instruments: Standard Cummins Engine panels incl. Exhaust temp. sensors.

FlowScan Fuel metering system with trip computer.. (accurate to within .o1 of a litre)

Electronic charts by Navionics and C-Map (backup on laptop)

Additional sounders and GPS equipment for backup by Garmin.

Full AIS transponder system (transmit & receive) Camino 101 by Amek. All interphased into Garmin Instruments.

2 x  E.P.I.R.P.s registered thru AMSA.

Software  trip plotting System: by  Garmin and Open CPN (software supplied for laptop).

Satelite TV receiver dome  K5 by KNS Electronics. (Foxtell and free to air capable)

Hi Gain  domestic TV aerial by Saturn Antennas

Full programme recording with ‘Highfield’ 1 tera bite Video recorder system.

Saloon TV electronic concealment system. (Tv emerges from side shelf on cue)

Full weather station on main mast incl. Wind speed and rain gauge.

Hi Gain wireless internet and long range aerial. (reception up to 100 miles seaward.)

Ships P.A. sytem with loud hailer and intercom. (incl. Sirens for emergencies.)

All water tight bulkheads have auto bilge sytems plus auto flood alarms.

40 litre hot water system (new 2014) heats by port motor or generator.

Hi speed windscreen wipers and defogging units on all front windows.

150 watt remote controlled search light on bridge.

Switch Panel: Seahorse Custom AC/DC panel with circuit breakers for all electronics. All cabling silver coated and labeled.

Aqualuma underwater lights across stern. (4 x 600 series). (new 2013)

22 gpo power points (240 vac)

2 shore power connections starboard side. (includes all electrical fittings for all types of sockets.)

Land telephone connection.

Satelite telephone. (portable)

Chart light on chart table

Alarm System – Audio & visual warnings for engine water flow, high bilge water, high engine room temperature, pumps running, engine room lights or blower on; pump alarms come on if any pumps operates.



Fisher and Paykel upright 360 ltrs frig. With 100 litre  freezer draw.

250 litre eutectic freezer  (top opening)

Nuline 5 kg ice maker. (makes 5 kg ice daily if required.)

100 litre fully insulated ice box on flybridge.



Full width main cabin mid ships with walk around queen bed, separate ensuite with bath and shower.

Multiple cupboard space with full hanging length on some with a vanity/office setup with full length mirrors. Intercom to wheelhouse and 6 power points.  Fully airconditioned.

Two guests cabins forward with twin bunks in each fully airconditioned and having their own separate shower and toilet. Again ample hanging and storage space through out both cabins plus power outlets for guests.

A large day bed in Wheelhouse to accommodate the skipper on long hauls.

Another single bunk in saloon converted from day lounge. In all the ship will sleep 8 comfortabley.



TENDER.3 metre centre console RIB + 18hp electric start motor, nav. Lights, bilge pump, sounder (purchased new 2014 $18,000)

LIFE RAFT 6 person inflateable with emergency beacon and supplies.

Armour plates windscreens (10mm) with opening centre screen.

Complete fuel polishing system and distribution manifold. (pump from any tank) Walbro pump fitted for priming and polishing.

Reverso engine oil change system. (change oils in both motors, gearboxes and generator with the flick of a switch.)

Marina water regulator and connection to ships supply through Jabsco regulator valve on lower step in walkway.

Acoustical insulation surrounding engine room and generator areas.

Rear shower on swim platform. (hot & cold)

Range: Force 10. 3 burner electric stove with oven

Range hood 3 speed with exhaust fan and lights.

Granite bench tops thru out galley, bathrooms  and sideboards.

Twin recliner leather lounge in saloon.

Microwave :1500 watt plus convection oven

Sinks: twin stainless with flik mixer

Detergent Dispenser

Washing Machine: 8 kg front loader and dryer.

Televisions: 82 cm Saloon, 82 cm Main cabin, 26 cm in wheelhouse.

Fans: All cabins incl. wheelhouse have electric  2 speed Kafram fans.

Soundbox with ‘bluetooth’ plays music from Ipad or phone thru ships stereo system.

All brand new Bimini and side curtains. (replaced 2015 after hail damage) New upholstery on fly bridge.(new 2014)