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1953 Plym Custom Cruising Yawl - 65'

Year 1953
Length 65ft.
Price USD $260,000
Type: Pre-owned
Location Newport Beach, CA, United States
Hull Material
Engine type Single
Contact Information
Builder: Plym
Designer: Sparkman & Stephens
Beam: 13 ft 0 in
Max Draft: 9 ft 5 in
Displacement: 68000 lbs
Engine(s): Perkins
Engine Model: M65
Engine(s) HP: 65 HP
Cruising Speed: 7 knots
Holding Tank: (40 Gallons)

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

Boat Name
Builder: Plym
Designer: Sparkman & Stephens
Flag of Registry: United States
LOA: 65 ft 0 in
Beam: 13 ft 0 in
LWL: 45 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 9 ft 5 in
Displacement: 68000 lbs
Ballast: 28000 lbs
Total Power: 65 HP
Engine 1:
Engine Brand: Perkins
Engine Model: M65
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Power: 65 HP
Cruising Speed: 7 knots
Maximum Speed: 8 knots
Holding Tanks: (40 Gallons)
Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 1


Forward are sail and chain lockers followed by (2) built-in berths. Next aft to starboard is a stateroom with (2) single berths, hanging locker and an enclosed head. Continuing aft is a double stateroom to starboard. The main salon is next aft with a U-shaped settee and dinette table and port and starboard pilot berths. Aft and up steps to the doghouse with the navigation station port and the galley starboard. There is a built-in freezer under the cockpit seat. Access to the engine room is through a hatch in the galley floor.

  • Force 9 3-burner stove w/oven
  • Built-in electric s/s lined refrigerator w/holding plates
  • S/S sink w/pressure water
  • Freezer in cockpit

  • 28-mile Simrad radar/plotter
  • 156 VHF radio
  • B&G sailing instruments

  • Electric bilge pump
  • Electric fresh water pressure system
  • Engine alarm

  • 110V AC electrical system
  • 12V 60amp alternator
  • 110V shore power
  • 12V DC electrical system
  • (6) 6V batteries - 1400amp Hour Pro

  • 75# CQR anchor w/400’ anchor chain
  • Awning
  • Maxwell 3500 anchor windlass
  • Sail covers
  • Cockpit cushions
  • Boatswain chair


Hull is 1 3/8” African mahogany over 2 3/8” x 3” oak frames on 14” centers. Lead ballast 28,000 lbs. Planked teak decking. Teak doghouse, hatches, coaming, rails and exterior trim. Interior paneling and interior wood trim are varnished teak; cabin sole is teak & holly. Copper riveted fastenings.

  • Main - Sobstad
  • 155 Genoa - Sobstad , needs recut
  • 135 Genoa - Baxter & Cicero , roller cover
  • 135 Low cut genoa - North racing sail
  • 95 Yankee miter cut - North
  • Genoa staysail - North
  • Daisy staysail mylar - North
  • 3/4 oz Spinnaker - Sobstad , red white blue
  • 11/2 oz A-so-metrical spinnaker - North , red white blue , with sock
  • 2.2 oz Spinnaker - Watts , orange yellow
  • Mizzen B & C - new with new mast & boom
  • Mizzen staysail - North , red white blue
  • Mizzen spinnaker - Watts
  • Carbon fiber spinnaker pole – full taper
  • New main mizzen and wheel covers in 2012
  • Reckmen roller furling
  • All winches are stainless steel Barient in “like new” shape


OLINKA is a classic wooden boat with an excellent pedigree. Designed by Sparkman and Stevens, built by the well-known European yard, Plym. She is a beautiful sailing yawl. This is a very special boat that is very rare in today’s market.



Potential purchasers should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht. These specifications are believed to be true and correct but cannot be guaranteed.


Specifications and details of this vessel are provided in good faith for informational purposes only.  Data regarding the specifications, operating characteristics, and condition of the vessel was obtained from sources believed to be reliable but is not guaranteed by owner or brokers.  Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, capacities, consumptions and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided and agrees to instruct his agent or surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase.  Vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price and inventory changes and withdrawal from market without notice.

Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker has been told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters.  The broker cannot and does not guarantee the true hours.  It is the responsibility of the purchaser to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise, and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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