Neff Yacht Sales / Used 55 foot VICEM 52 Classic Cruising Yacht - Westwind

VICEM 52 Classic


2006 • 55' (16.84 m) • Cruising Yacht
United States

$595,000 USD


Vessel Information

Builder: VICEM
Model: 52 Classic
Model Year: 2006
Type: MotorBoat
Category: Cruising Yacht
Sub Category: Downeast
Condition: Used

LOA: 55' (16.84 m)
Beam Feet: 14' (4.50 m)
Draft Feet: 4' (1.30 m)
Engine Info: 610 HP, Twin, Inboard, Diesel, MAN
Staterooms: 2

Location: Essex, Connecticut United States
City: Essex
Country: United States


The Vicem 52 Classic is the ideal cruising platform for a couple or family. Later re-badged as the 55 Classic this yacht offers a spacious two stateroom, two head, galley down layout adjoining a large salon and huge cockpit with expansive seating and amenities. The large sliding entry door opens from the cockpit to the salon which effectively merges the indoor and outdoor spaces. The large Hi-Lo free standing table can be utilized for dining and entertaining in the salon or el fresco in the cockpit. Easily managed by a couple considering the bow and stern thrusters which make docking a cinch. Be sure to include "WESTWIND" when considering other yachts in the class such as Hinckley, Sabre, Eastbay and Palm Beach.

Vicem is well known for exceptional joinery and fit & finish. The Mahogany interior detailing is second to none. Built in the Downeast tradition with extraordinary attention to detail and exceptional components rarely found on competing vessels. Vicem is known worldwide for building high quality, classic and elegant motor yachts

One enters the pilothouse from the cockpit is through a Varnished Mahogany sliding door. This space is expansive providing plenty of seating in the salon and spacious double helm and companion bench seats. Thanks to the large windows this space has abundant natural light and ventilation. The entire interior of the yacht is finished in a warm and rich satin varnished Mahogany. Vicem goes far beyond most competitors with added drawers, lockers and accessible storage spaces.

  • Settees to port and starboard w/ Ultraleather upholstery
  • Port settee offers a removable table to restore the full length settee
  • High-low drop leaf dining table, free standing for use inside or in the cockpit
  • Wood salon sole w/ inlay details
  • Salon curtains (2018)
  • Air conditioning vents efficiently integrated into overhead valences
  • Flat screen television (2021)
  • Entertainment center
  • Helm station to starboard with large instrument console
  • Companion / Nav station to port with extra drawers and lockers


The helm station is ergonomically laid out and extremely comfortable from standing or seated position. The sightlines over the bow are ideal at all speeds and 360 degree visibility supports docking and close quarters maneuvering. The forward side windows port & starboard open to allow communication with deck crew and dock staff and invite the sea air. The entire state of the art navigation array was installed in 2021 offering touch screen and wi-fi connectivity to other devices.


This 52 Classic features the preferred "galley down" configuration below to port. The "open to above" configurations links the galley to the salon and invites natural light and ventilation from the overhead windscreen and side windows. This galley is very well equipped and offers exceptional storage via the numerous drawers and lockers and custom storage racks. Plenty of space for extended cruising

  • Granite countertops
  • Isotherm under counter refrigerator with freezer
  • Isotherm upright refrigerator with top freezer
  • U-Line ice maker
  • GE Profile stainless microwave / convection oven
  • Electric cooktop - 2 burner Bosch
  • Pantry under companionway steps
  • Numerous drawers
  • Numerous lockers


The master stateroom is located forward and has many beneficial features. The master head is private and en-suite w/ separate stall shower enclosure. There is abundant storage and a vanity area with seating.

  • Large center line queen berth
  • Mahogany cabinets
  • Air conditioning control
  • Flat screen TV
  • En-suite head and shower
  • Overhead hatch
  • Vanity with stool & mirror
  • The Master Head is private and en-suite to the master stateroom.
  • Large stall shower
  • Tecma fresh water head
  • Vanity with granite countertop


The guest stateroom lies off the companionway to starboard, the twin bunk arrangement can also convert to a double berth. The cabin offers full headroom and adequate floor space for dressing.

  • Twin berths, convert to double berth
  • Upgraded foam and upholstery (2021)
  • Mahogany cabinets
  • Hanging Locker
  • Opening ports
  • Air conditioning control


  • Conveniently located for day use and overnight guest accommodation the Guest head compartment to starboard from the lower deck companionway. The dual entry adds privacy with en-suite access to the guest cabin.
  • Tecma fresh water head
  • Vanity w/ granite countertop
  • Shower


Thankfully the designers at Vicem understand the cockpit is the entertaining epicenter on this style yacht and they dedicated plenty of space here. The huge L-Settee can accommodate a gang, service dinner for eight or more with the free standing table. Entertaining is supported without the need to run to the galley thanks to the entertainment center "Outdoor Galley" which houses a wet bar, grill, ice maker and refrigerator.
Teak decking

  • L-Shaped seating to port w/ Sunbrella cushions
  • High/Low cockpit dining table
  • Teak steps up to side decks
  • Transom door starboard
  • Teak swim platform
  • Entertainment center w/ stainless sink, marble countertop, electric grill, refrigerator
  • Weather covers
  • Cockpit cover
  • Engine room & lazarette deck hatch


No crawling on your hands and knees to access this electrical panel, instead it's conveniently located at eye level in the galley. Well laid out for 12 and 24V DC, and 120 and 240V AC with monitoring meters for all load groups.

  • ONAN 9.5KW 240V AC diesel generator in sound box
  • 50 Amp 240V shore power cord
  • Glendenning Cablemaster automatic cord reel system for power cord
  • 12 Volt DC, 24 Volt DC, 120/240V AC systems with circuit breaker protection
  • Batteries AGM (2021)


The engine and machinery spaces are well laid out and very spacious, allowing an owner/operator easy access to machinery, pumps and seacocks. Service personnel need not enter the interior of the yacht to access engines and systems. The economical 610 hp MAN diesel engines provide cruise speeds in the range of 25 knots and a top speed nearly 30 knots.

  • MAN 610HP turbocharged Diesel engines
  • Electronic Controls - ZF Mathers single lever throttle and gear controls
  • MAN electronic engine monitoring system
  • ZF Gears 1.5:1 ratio
  • Bow and stern thrusters - Sidepower
  • Reverso Oil Change System
  • Hydraulic Steering
  • VDO Analog gauges
  • Underwater exhaust
  • Dripless shaft seals
  • (2) Stainless fuel tanks with crossover valve and manifold
  • Fuel water separators for mains and generator
  • Fireboy automatic fire suppression system
  • Water heater
  • Air Conditioning / heat - 3 units
  • Soundproofing


Vicem yachts are constructed with a composite "Cold Molded" method which yields an extremely stiff and light structure with exceptional sound and insulation qualities. This is the construction method used by industry leading custom sportfish builders. The quiet and solid feel moving through the water is unobtainable with fiberglass cosntruction.

  • Awlgrip - painted topsides, side and foredecks decks and superstructure
  • Teak decking in cockpit
  • Large Cockpit w/ full cover
  • Teak swim platform
  • Canvas covers for cockpit, toe rails, windshield and handrails
  • Windlass - Lofrans
  • Stainless plow anchor w/ full chain rode
  • Stainless Steel bow rail
  • Bow storage lockers
  • Lewmar deck hatches w/ sliding screens and sunshades
  • Trim tabs
  • Underwater exhaust
  • Air conditioning and other discharges under swim platform in lieu of hull side


  • 2021 Services performed
  • Batteries replaced
  • Exterior Brightwork refinished
  • Cockpit Entertainment center top completely refinished w/ 7 coats varnish
  • Antifouling bottom paint applied including running gear
  • 2020 Services performed

Update Navigation Electronics

  • GARMIN-GPSMAP 8616 Multifunction Display with Full HD In-plane Switching (IPS) Display and BlueChart G3 and LakeVu G 3 Charts
  • GARMIN Fantom 18" Pulse Compression Dome Radar with MotionScope?Technology
  • GARMIN-VHF 315 Marine Radio
  • SHAKESPEARE-5400-XT4' Galaxy Little Giant? VHF Marine Band Antenna
  • SHAKESPEARE Extra Heavy-Duty Antenna Mount
  • GARMIN-Reactor 40 Mechanical/Retrofit/Solenoid Autopilot with 9 Axis
  • Compass and GHC 20 Control Head
  • GARMIN-NMEA 2000 Basic Network
  • GARMIN GPS 19x WAAS Receiver for NMEA 2000 Network
  • GARMIN GRF 10 Rudder Feedback Sensor
  • GARMIN-Ge 200 Marine Camera
  • GARMIN - Power & Audio Module for GXM? 53 GC 200 Camera
  • Update Entertainment System
  • 32"LCDTV
  • GLOMAX-DVB-12 TV Full HD Marine Omnidirectional Antenna w/Automatic Gain Control
  • Salon door removed and completely refinished w/ 7 coats varnish
  • Hardtop Teak handrails completely refinished w/ 7 coats varnish
  • Non-skid repainted Coach house and hardtop
  • 2019 Services Performed
  • Extensive Service MAN engines
  • Replace all Bilge Pumps


Owners personal belongings, Tools, loose galley items, artwork. Items seen aboard or in photos not specifically stated in the listing should be considered excluded.

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