1981 Pearson 530 Center Cockpit Ketch

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Yacht Overview

Make: Pearson

Model: 530 Center Cockpit Ketch

Year: 1981

Length: 53′

Located In: Palm City, FL

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 8835749


“Best Revenge” is a completely refit custom 1981/2020 53’ Pearson Ketch. She is exceedingly clean and has been afforded the best of care by her knowledgeable owner with NO Expense spared in all categories. The classic Pearson 530 was among the first “performance cruisers” produced in the larger yacht range. She’s ICW friendly with a (board-up) draft of 5’9″ (max draft 10’6″), and bridge clearance of 63.5′. This center cockpit yacht is also very capable of extended offshore world cruising. She has been completely re-rigged with the best of equipment and sails. The ketch rig is versatile and manageable by a single or short-handed crew. She has a custom interior as well with a two stateroom two head layout and a custom pantry/ laundry room. The Salon and Galley are both spacious and well equipped. The Master stateroom has a centerline berth and a custom ensuite head with shower that is a one of a kind. She features a dependable Yanmar 110 HP diesel, Northern Lights generator, water maker, Chiller ac system to include the custom enclosed Center cockpit and her electronics are extensive! The list goes on and on! In short, this lovely yacht is ready to go wherever you want when you are ready for a wonderful cruising adventure or just living aboard.  2020 Survey evaluation available to perspective buyers.  She is a must to see and turnkey sail ready awaiting the change of command. View full specs and photos for a complete overview of this fine Yacht.

Full Specs

Boat Name

Best Revenge


LOA: 53.58
LWL: 45
Beam: 14.92 ft
Maximum Draft: 10.5 ft
Displacement: 43,000 lb
Ballast: 14,125 lb
Bridge Clearance: 64 ft


Engine Brand: Yanmar
Engine Model: 4JH110
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 110|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (280 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (220 Gallon)
Holding Tanks: 1 (30 Gallon)


Number of cabins: 2
Number of heads: 2

Mechanical Disclaimer

Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent 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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