Latest Spencer Battlewagon with IPS Propulsion Systems to debut at Lauderdale

Spencer Yachts, Superior Diesel and Volvo Penta announce Spencer Yachts’ latest Sport Fishing Yacht, the new 57’ Convertible.

Spencer Yachts’ new 57 Convertible,  powered by twin IPS1200 (IPS pods coupled to the D13 engine rated at 900 hp), debuts at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.


Sea Trials before departing for Fort Lauderdale confirmed superior performance, economy and range: Top speed exceeding 40 knots, fuel economy at 30 knot cruise exceeding 0.5 NM/gal and a 550 NM range at 30 knots.


“We are very proud of our relationship with Paul Spencer and Spencer Yachts.  Combining Paul’s well known and recognized reputation for high-tech, high-performance boat designs with our flagship Volvo Penta IPS 1200s has yielded a truly extraordinary Convertible.”  remarked Clint Moore, President, Volvo Penta of the Americas


We verified the initial performance numbers during the transit to Ft. Lauderdale and the results achieved our high expections.  Impressive performance, style and economy-- that is what this yacht is all about,”added  Chris Blanchard of Spencer Yachts:


The new 57’ can be viewed at Spencer Yachts display at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show starting Thursday, October 27.