1982 Mason Staysail Ketch

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Yacht Overview

Make: Mason

Model: Staysail Ketch

Year: 1982

Length: 63′

Located In: Dania Beach, FL

Engine/Fuel Type: diesel

Hull Material: Fiberglass

YW#: 7767953




This 1982 63′ Mason Center Cockpit Ketch is available for sale in Dania beach, Fl. The vessel continues to be upgraded on a regular basis and sports newly painted masts and booms, new standing rigging with Staylocks and a wonderful Navtec hydraulic system for vangs, back stays and more. The decks are solid and painted with non-slip. No Teak Decks. The wide beam allows huge interior space with the salon and master stateroom using all of the width for living area. The raised cockpit has 2 closable doors, a huge aft cockpit seating area with cushions and a captain’s helm chair that swivels. The 6 electric winches do all of the heavy lifting and the electric windlass handles both anchors. Freedom has huge fuel and water tank capacity, so long distance cruising is comfortable. Great deck space, lounging cushions, huge cockpit and easy walk around side decks with high gunnels make this vessel a must see. The interior is even better with multiple storage lockers and cabinets all rebuilt for a bright and airy feeling. There are 3 staterooms, 3 heads and a stand up stall shower for live aboard comfort. Two convertible dinettes add sleeping berths or use the forward dinette as your home office. A lovely U shaped galley that is easy to work in with top loading and front loading fridge and separate freezer, SS 3 burner propane stove top and oven and beautiful Teak counter tops to finish her out. There is an aft deck locker that allows you to access the hydraulic steering system and is used for storage and has built in scuba tank holders as well. There is an open deck anchor locker with room for fenders, lines and all of your anchoring equipment. If you are looking for an extremely well built vessel that can take you around the world in safety and comfort then look no further, your new world cruiser is here in Dania Beach, Fl. ready to head down island or up the coast to Bermuda and then Europe or anywhere else you want to go. To set up an appointment and take a closer look, call us and start your cruising adventure today.

See a walk through video here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Qi4l6YC9m8



Full Specs

Boat Name



LOA: 63.58
LWL: 46.67
Beam: 16.5 ft
Maximum Draft: 7 ft
Displacement: 64,400 lb
Ballast: 15,000 lb
Bridge Clearance: 71 ft
Headroom: 6.5 ft


Engine Brand: Detroit Diesel
Engine Model: 453N
Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
Engine Power: 140|horsepower
Engine Type: Inboard


Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (300 Gallon)
Fuel Tanks: 1 (300 Gallon)
Holding Tanks: 1 (80 Gallon)


Number of single berths: 4
Number of cabins: 3
Number of heads: 3


Enter the vessel from the port side of the cockpit and down the stairway and you will find the full beam air conditioned salon with beautiful head liner, teak and holly sole, port side settee with storage behind and under followed by the opening navigation desk and wall mounted TV and Disc player. The salon has 4 large non-opening windows with horizontal shades. The ice maker is under the navigation desk. Across to starboard is the L shaped convertible dinette settee with storage under and behind and drop down table. Forward of the dinette is the U shaped galley with top and front loading refrigerator and separate freezer, abundant counter tops, lockers and drawers, pot and pan storage and double deep SS sinks with pressure water. The SS 3 burner stove and oven has new propane lines and there is an under counter coffee maker. Moving forward and down 2 steps you will find the convertible breakfast nook and drop down table to port which can be used as an office or spare bunk and has multiple storage lockers, deck prism and all center floor panels lift. To starboard find the forward head with electric toilet, SS sink and mirror, shower, cabinets and deck prism. Forward to starboard is a stand up locker before entering the V-berth stateroom. The forward stateroom has a berth with filler cushions, cabinets, drawers, shelves, lighting and air conditioning. The forward stateroom also has a companionway ladder to a hatch on the forward deck. Moving aft of the salon and down 2 steps to starboard you will find the 3rd guest stateroom with over and under bunks, cabinets, dresser with drawers, 12v lighting, 2 deck prisms, mirror and stereo speakers. To port are 2 heads with a stall shower in between. The forward day head has a standard pump toilet, cabinets, SS sink and mirror, deck prism and door to stall shower with mirror, ceiling vent, shower seat and 12v lights. The aft head has an electric toilet, SS sink and mirror, 3 cabinets and under sink storage plus the door to the stall shower. Moving aft is the full beam master stateroom with double Pullman berth to starboard, long settee to port with storage behind and under, a dresser with drawers in between, and a TV with disc player. There is a huge hanging locker to starboard and other lockers, SS opening ports with screens, 12v lights and air conditioning. Freedom sleeps 11 owners and guests and has 3 heads with 1 stall shower.


SS Propane 3 burner stove and oven – gimbaled
2- SS Deep sinks with pressure hot and cold water
Abundant counter tops
2- Lockers for pot and pan storage
Multiple cabinets and drawers
LPG Control panel with new propane lines installed
Cold plate top and front loading fridge and separate freezer
U Shaped galley for at sea comfort and safety
Black and Decker under counter coffee maker
12 V lighting and air conditioning
3- Large round opening port windows

Electronics and Navigation

Large Garmin 5215 GPS plotter and radar at helm
Below decks Garmin autopilot
1- Garmin GHC 10 control panel for pilot at helm
2- Garmin GMI 10 multi control panels at helm, depth and speed
6" Danforth compass at helm
Firdell Blipper radar reflector
Standard Horizon VHF at helm
ICOM IC_M125 below decks

Electrical Equipment

110V GFI outlets throughout
12V Lighting throughout – some LED
50 Amp inlet with 2 50' shore power cords
50 Amp breaker switch
6 Electric Lewmar ST winches
Deck lights, spreader lights
Nilsson Maxwell vertical electric windlass w/ chain and rope gypsies
3- Marine air conditioning systems, all 16,000 btu reverse cycle
2- Electric toilets
Running lights, steaming light, anchor light
Stereo with blue tooth and speakers throughout
4- 8D's House battery bank
Engine start battery
Generator start battery
Onan generator
3- Electric Bilge pumps
Bilge blower
Instant hot water heater
2500 watt inverter charger
3- TV’s and Sony disc players
Carbon Dioxide alarms throughout

Deck and Hull

Solid fiberglass deck with fresh non-slip paint
Hull sides painted Royal blue
SS Bow and stern rails
SS Stanchions with double coated life lines
Teak toe rail with scuppers and SS trim
8- Large SS cleats 4 each side
Wagner hydraulic steering system
Electric Windlass and SS double bow roller
135 SS CQR anchor with 350’ SS chain
65 CQR anchor with chain and rode
Fishing rod holders on rails
Aft deck Vetus vents
Outboard motor mount
Large opening hatch aft to access rudder system
Back of cockpit vented propane lockers
Pressure water hook up
Deck hatch over master stateroom
Huge center cockpit with teak and holly sole
Leather wrapped steering wheel
Custom helm chair with swivel and up and back adjustment
Huge aft cockpit seating with cushions
Bimini with SS poles and old side curtains
2- Heavy duty doors to cockpit
Teak coaming for cockpit
Deck prisms throughout
Forward companionway to forward stateroom
Lounging cushions forward of cockpit
5- SS Deck dorades with teak boxes
Teak rub rail with SS caps

Sails and Rigging

Aluminum keel stepped main mast and boom with fresh paint
Aluminum keel stepped mizzen mast and boom with fresh paint
Newer SS Standing rigging with all Staylocks 2019
Main mast Lewmar #48 ST winch
2- Main mast Lewmar #44 ST winches
1- Deck electric winch with block to raise mainsail
Main mast Antal spinnaker pole set up
Main mast cleats and double spreaders
Main mast with Harken bat car track system
Fully battened Barrow main sail w/ stack pack and lazy jacks
Mast top wind vane
Mizzen mast Harken bat car track system
Fully battened Mizzen sail w/ stack pack and lazy jacks
Hild 130% furling Genoa on Harken furler
Navtec hydraulic system for back stays
Navtec hydraulic system for boom vangs
Running back stays for both masts


1982 140HP Detroit Diesel #4-53N FWC with 285 hours since overhaul
Borg Warner 72C transmission
3 Bladed bronze prop 
2- Racor filters for main engine
Onan Generator
Racor for generator
Aquamat 22 SS prop shaft with spur cutters

Safety and Extras

Life jackets
Lines and fenders

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