Pacifica 54: The Chance to Own A Legend

June 25, 2021


The Motivator is a one of a kind 54 Pacifica. More than a highly customized, completely refitted long range sportfisher, this is a vessel purpose-built for redundancy and self-sufficiency. At its most essential, however, the Motivator is a once in a generation opportunity to own a piece of Southern California sportfishing history.

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There is nothing else like it. The boat’s current owner purchased her in 1993. He has since done everything that he’s ever dreamed of doing—and caught ever type of fish that he imagined.

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The Motivator has caught rod and reel swordfish, fished up and down Baja—Mag Bay and the Cabo circuit, and been in the middle of the reemergence of Southern California’s world class bluefin fishery.

More than a boat, the Motivator has been a passion project. The owner spared no expense in the boat’s three-and-a-half-year complete refit in 2006. The rebuild featured not only a repower, rewiring, new plumbing, a new interior, new electronics, new refrigeration and added freezer capacity, but the addition of four feet to the boat’s cockpit.

The large cockpit not only features 4 additional feet, but all of the bait and fish box storage you need. 

The Motivator is known throughout Southern California for the boat’s fishing success—in tournaments and otherwise. The Pacifica brand is as synonymous with Southern California’s sportfishing scene as the swordfish.

Owning the Legacy

Pulling up to Catalina Island in a Pacifica is the equivalent of trolling for bluefin tuna off of Cat Cay in the Bahamas from a 43 Merritt. The history, lineage and pedigree of the boat is not matched.

There are plenty of opportunities to purchase a 54’ sportfisher. The chance to own an iconic piece of sportfishing history, however, does not present itself often.


The last time Kusler Yachts sold a Pacifica? 2017. There are not many Pacifica 50s around these days. There is no other 54’ Pacifica

In offering the Motivator for sale, the boat’s owner gives you the chance to write the boat’s next chapter. The Motivator has made all of his fishing and boating dreams come true—it is ready to do the same for you.

The Motivator combines luxury, performance and legacy. Imagine what she can do for you. 

For more on the Motivator or to schedule a viewing, contact Zach Zorn.

[email protected] // (760) 815-8866