MJM 53z to Become Builder’s New Flagship

The outboard-powered MJM 53z is scheduled to launch in 2019.

Standard power is quad 350 hp Mercury Verado four-stroke outboards.MJM Yachts

MJM Yachts has announced plans for a new flagship: the MJM 53z.

The first hulls, designed by Doug Zurn, are on track for delivery in summer 2019, each with quadruple 350 hp Mercury Verado outboard engines. Top speed is expected to be about 43.5 knots.

The release of the MJM 53z will up the size ante from the MJM 50z, which has a top speed of 40 knots. The 53z will have the same builder: Boston BoatWorks, which is known for epoxy-composite construction.

The 53z has a Doug Zurn-penned deep-V hull form with a fin entry and 18.6 degrees of transom deadrise to slice through the chop.MJM Yachts

Inside, the MJM 53z will have two ensuite staterooms, a flush bridge deck and power windshields for climate control. A Seakeeper gyrostabilizer will be standard.

Key specs for the MJM 53z: Length overall will be 56 feet 3 inches, and beam will be 15 feet even.