With its sleek sedan silhouette, the ILIAD 53S lets you cruise without height restrictions throughout the world’s inland waterways while also offering commanding offshore performance.

This impressive power catamaran features remarkable interior living space, including a huge forward lounge, helm station and dining for 6-8 people, and the entire area is bathed in natural light courtesy of a large skylight and panoramic windows.

Accommodation onboard is generous and beautifully designed with the master suite encompassing an entire hull and featuring an oversized island queen bed, expansive windows, spacious ensuite, and more storage than any other boat in its class.

Featuring the finest European appliances, the galley is sleek and practical with excellent bench space, full-size refrigerator and freezer, and well-designed storage.

The ILIAD 53S boasts exceptional outdoor space for entertaining, and the cockpit incorporates a bar area and dining setting for up to ten guests, refrigerator and optional ice maker and BBQ/grill. The optional hydraulic tender platform is ideal for safe sea access when swimming or diving and makes a superb sunbathing spot when the tender is deployed.

The ILIAD 53S is powered by 440hp Volvo or Yanmar engines delivering a top speed of 21 knots (lightship), and cruising long range at low speeds will afford more than 2,500 nautical miles. Cummins 550hp engines are also available as an option.


Length Overall (LOA)
16.37 metres | 53.7 feet
16.37 metres | 53.7 feet
1.22 metres | 4 feet
Displacement (Lightship)
26,000 kgs | 57,320 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity
3,500 litres | 924 gal
Fuel Range
2,500 + nautical miles
Water Tanks Capacity
800 litres | 211 gal
Holding Tank Capacity
250 Grey litres, 250 Black litres
CE A-12, CE B-12, CE C-20, CE D-30

The model’s sedan profile allows for unrestricted cruising throughout inland waterways.

Choose from a U-shaped or return bench configuration to suit your individual preferences and cruising needs.

Wide decks with flush hatches, high bulwarks and sleek grab rails ensure optimal safety at sea.

Clever and spacious cabin options to suit families or groups of friends.

Main deck
Lower deck | 3-cabin configuration
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The ILIAD 53S was a showstopper at its official global launch at the 2023 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show with an order placed on the motor yacht in the opening hours of the event.

Every odyssey begins with a dream, and should that quest involve wine-dark seas teeming with gods fickle and fair, then the ideal vessel must be prepared for every challenge, like the ILIAD 53S.

Power cats are the fastest-growing sector in the boating market for some very good reasons, like frugality, comfort – and for adventure cats like this ILIAD 53 – long-range capabilities.

Take a tour of the ILIAD 53S interior and view examples of available options to make your ILIAD Catamaran truly unique. From cabinetry to upholstery and timber work, the choice is yours.