Baia 54 -2001MY

Price AU $549,000

AU $549,000
It is rare that a vessel of this calibre comes on the market, and this is your opportunity to own one of the most impressive sports-cruisers in the country. 'Platypus' has been turning heads on and around Sydney Harbour for the last 15 years. She was a one owner boat from new till mid 2021 when the current owner took possession, who has since completed many upgrades and improvements while the boat has been in his care.

Powered by twin D12 Volvo (700hp) engines, Platypus has a top speed nearing 40 knots and a comfortable cruise of 30 knots with her Arneson surface drives delivering ultimate speed and efficiency by reducing underwater drag by up to 50%. Adding to the boat's performance is the vessels hull constructed of Pre-Pregnated Kevlar providing a light but durable hull. She runs as good as she looks and provides an exceptionally soft and dry ride. 'Platypus' has 3 spacious cabins + crew accommodation, 2 bathrooms and a large well-appointed galley. She has teak laid decks and oversize sun pads both on the bow and aft. This Baia 54 is a unique vessel that needs to be inspected to be fully appreciated. She is highly optioned and really stands out from the crowd. She would be just as suited for entertaining large groups of friends on Sydney Harbour day trips as she would be pointed North for island hopping exploits around the Whitsundays.

'Platypus' stands as a testament to the Italian shipyard's renowned craftsmanship, delivering a fusion of luxury, performance, and striking design. Embodying the essence of speed and elegance, this sleek and stylish yacht is a captivating masterpiece on the open waters. With its unmistakable silhouette and innovative features, the Baia 54 leaves a lasting impression, drawing the attention of boating enthusiasts and design connoisseurs alike. Whether embarking on exhilarating high-speed adventures or indulging in opulent relaxation, the Baia 54 promises an extraordinary yachting experience like no other, where every journey is a celebration of beauty, power, and refined comfort.

Key Features:

1. Speed and Performance: The Baia 54 is designed for impressive speed and performance, featuring powerful engines and a lightweight hull that allows for thrilling high-speed cruising and excellent handling.
2. Sleek and Contemporary Design: The yacht boasts a sleek, modern exterior and interior design, characterized by clean lines, large windows, and attention to aesthetic details that exude sophistication and elegance.
3. Spacious Cockpit Area: The Baia 54 offers a spacious cockpit area with ample seating and lounging spaces, perfect for entertaining guests or enjoying the sea breeze.
4. Electric Sunroof: The Baia 54 has an oversized electric sunroof, providing flexibility for enjoying open skies or seeking shelter from the elements.
5. Luxurious Interior: The interior of the yacht is lavishly appointed, featuring high-quality materials, plush furnishings, and state-of-the-art amenities to ensure ultimate comfort and luxury for guests.
6. Ample Accommodation: This Baia 54 offers a 3 cabin configuration, accommodating multiple guests in 3 spacious staterooms, 2 equipped with ensuite bathrooms for added convenience and privacy.
7. Gourmet Galley: The yacht is equipped with a gourmet galley kitchen, complete with top-of-the-line appliances, providing the opportunity to prepare delicious meals while onboard.
8. State-of-the-Art Entertainment Systems: This Baia 54 comes with advanced entertainment systems, including large flat-screen TVs, premium sound systems, and Wifi/multimedia connectivity for a delightful onboard experience.
9. Generous Storage: The yacht is designed with ample storage space for water toys, equipment, and personal belongings, ensuring a clutter-free and organized environment.
10. Large Swim Platform: The vessel boasts a large swim platform that can be used to create a beach club area near the water, perfect for swimming, sunbathing, or easy water access for water sports.

Platypus includes a near new (2022) Williams Mini Jet 280, powered by a 60Hp Rotax engine (40 hours). A trailer is supplied aswell.

The Paserelle, which tucks conveniently under the rear boot lid, has been cleverly re-engineered to double as a Davit for the Mini Jet, allowing easy lifting on and off the swim platform using a remote control.

'Platypus' has been meticulously maintained and service history is available upon request. She has just had her annual antifoul and service (July 2023) as well as an out of water survey inspection. This survey report is also available upon request. Vessel is turn-key ready for whatever adventure awaits and any inspection will not disappoint.

Brief service / refit history below:

Annual service - July 2023
Annual antifoul, hull polish and propspeed - July 2023
Out of water survey inspection and report - July 2023

Annual service, antifoul, hull polish, Arneson drive service,
Propspeed, Cooling system service - July 2022

Electrical upgrades: Sept 2022
NeoFlex LED lighting and LED lighting throughout boat (Wifi enabled), Wifi install, upgrade to Smart TVs, Upgrade Fusion amps, install 2 fusion speakers to swim platform.

Arneson drives: Replace boots - April 2021
12 x AGM batteries and upgraded 80 Amp charger - April 2021
Interior refit including replacing carpet, mattresses and leather lounges - April 2021

Link below for Dan's Boat Life video shoot: https://youtu. Be/4VDpARqxX_M

Link below for Dan's Boat Life walk through and boat review:
https://youtu. Be/tppBa8R5xVk
New South Wales
Mosman NSW
Family, Leisure, Cruising
Rego Number
Rego Expiry
55' 10" - 17.01m
17,959 Kgs
Hull Material
Composite Pre-Pregnated Kevlar
Powered by twin D12 Volvo (700hp) engines
Engine Make
700hp each
Fuel Type
Engine Hours
1,480 Hours
Number Engines
2,498.1 Litres
598 Litres
3 Cabins
Ground Tackle

Seller Details

Short Marine

83 Parriwi Rd Mosman NSW

83 Parriwi Rd Mosman NSW

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