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2008 DeFever 52

Seabrook, Texas


This one owner boat has been maintained to the highest of standards and has always been stored under cover. "Slipping Around" is a 2 stateroom, 2 head raised Pilot house DeFever trawler with Portuguese bridge with the Euro transom and only 590 engine hours. She has the teak & holly soles, teak mini blinds, 3 separate AC systems, 44000 btu's . and Sealand vacuflush heads and is ready to cruise.

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Slipping Around
Make: DeFever
Model: 52
Year: 2008
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Builder: CTF
Designer: Art DeFever
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: POC52106A808
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 52 ft
Length Overall: 52 ft
Beam: 16 ft
Min Draft: 4'6 ft
Displacement: 65,000 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: John Deere
  • Rope Cutter: true
  • Model: 6068
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 300hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • Engine Hours: 590
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: John Deere
  • Rope Cutter: true
  • Model: 6068
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Engine Power: 300hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • Engine Hours: 590
  • Engine Location: Port
Total Engine Power: 600hp
Cruising Speed: 9 kn
Propeller RPM: 1800
Maximum Speed: 12 kn


Fuel Tanks: 4
Fuel Tank Capacity: 1,230 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Steel
Water Tanks: 2
Water Tank Capacity: 350 gal
Water Tank Material: Stainless Steel


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Trawlers


Jay Bettis
Jay Bettis, CPYB is the listing broker for this vessel and he can be reached directly on his cell at 281-380-7898 Or email
Sea Lake Yachts LLC


Sea Lake Yachts LLC
Watergate Yachting Center - Pier 3 1500 Marina Bay Dr. - Bldg. 112
Kemah, Texas, US, 77565

Deck & Flybridge

Anchor pulpit w/ double rollers and partitioned chain locker

Maxwell VWC 3500 Windless

66 Lb. claw anchor + Bruce anchor each w/200 ft chain rode

Portuguese bridge w/ storage

Fiber glass window frames

Diamond Sea Glaze  aluminum P&S Dutch doors to pilot house

Hinged Radar arch w/ Bimini

Euro transom w/ transom door & swim platform

Flybridge with l-settee and teak table, wet bar, Pompanette helm chair

800Lb Brower davit

Swim ladder

Aft deck solar screens

six bulwark doors

Novurania 400DL center console inflatable dinghy w/ 50Hp. 4 stroke Yamaha




Double SS sink

U-shaped galley

Corian counter tops

Seaward 3 burner glass electric range top

Sharp carousel micro wave/convection oven

Double door Dometic refrigerator/freezer

Broan trash compactor

Under counter Uline refrigerator w/ ice maker & beverage center

Separate stacked Whirlpool washer & drier

under counter freezer in lazarette


Engines & mechanical

Tw 300 hp. 6068 John Deere  590 Hrs

Engine synchronizer

Dual Racor filters

Dripless shaft seals

Spurs/rope cutters

Trim tabs

Side Power SP- 200 bow thruster

Morse KE-6electronic controls 

Fuel polishing system

Oil change system

3 Marineair RC AC systems 44000 BTu's, 1 compressor new 12/2020

3 Bilge pumps w/ alarms



12.5 KW Westerbeke generator w/ sound shield-859 Hrs. TT

240V Shore inlet forward & aft

6-4D AGM batteries

1-group 28 battery

2000W Prosine inverter/charger

40Amp Victron Centaur battery charger

Electronics & entertainment systems

Pilot House:

4212 Garmine MFD w/ charting, 48 mile Radar & depth

Icom 504 VHF

Simrad Auto pilot

PC w/ Captains charting program

5" Ritchie compass


4212 Garmine MFD w/ charting, 48 mile radar & depth

Icom 504 VHF

Simrad Auto pilot

5" Ritchie compass


27"LG flat screen TV

 KVH satellite  TV receiver

We try but..
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

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