1981 Irwin Cutter Ketch For Sale

Ideal family blue water cruising yacht.

We have just sold one Irwin 52 and are pleased to now offer this new listing. Owned by a superyacht Skipper and Marine Engineer. This Irwin is in brilliant condition and ready to go anywhere. A ketch rigged cutter, she has 3 cabins, two doubles and a single. Engine is Perkins 4-236 85hp which has been well maintained and is spotless. She is fitted with a Lewmar 185TT bow thruster, Garmin GPS and a full set of Raymarine electronics inc C90w plotter, X30 Autopilot, Digital Radar, and wind gear. An 8KW Westerbeke Genset, two inverters, 26 GPH Sea Recovery desalinator, 60 litres of freezer and the same in refrigeration. Rigging was all replaced in 2010 along with new chainplates. She has in mast main furling and slab on the mizzen.She has an 8 man liferaft, (in current survey) an AB Vetus 12 ft tender with 9.9hp Johnson outboard. You will find it difficult to fault this large cruising yacht and an inspection will be well advised. Realistically priced

Fuel (L)


Water (L)

1250l plus Sea Recovery Desalinator 26 gallons per hour


Teak interior finish, 6ft+ Headroom,


3 Cabins, 2 Double Berths, 2 Single Bunks

Showers & WC

2 Electric Heads 80l Holding Tank, 2 Showers


Force 10 gimballed 3 burner stove with oven, double stainless steel sink, breakfast bar,


60l fridge, 12v sealed unit, 60l freezer 12v sealed unit




Fusion stereo CD player, 32” in Aft Cabin, Fusion DVD


12v, 1 x 110 & 1 x 240 Inverter, 6 x Rolls Surette batteries 1260aH, 1 x 100amp & 2 X 30amp chargers, 3 x 220W Solar Panels, D400 Win Generator, Duel 110 & 240 Shore Power, 110v & 12v Switchboard.


Westerbeke 8kW.

Navigation Equip

2 VHF Radios, 1 Hand held VHF, ICOM 802 HF Radio, Clock and Barometer.

Raymarine Instruments including; Log, Sounder, C90w Plotter, X30 Pilot, Digital Radar, Wind.  

Garmin GPS

Safety Equipment

8 Jackets, 2 Life Buoy, Flares, EPIRB, Danbuoy, 7 Fire Extinguishers, Manual & 3 Electric Bilge Pumps, 8 Pax Viking life raft in Survey

Ground Tackle

2 Anchors, 240’ Chain

Raft / Tender

AB Ventus 12’ Dinghy, 9.9hp Johnson out board

Sail Inventory

Mack sails in mast furling, 135% Genoa, Stack Mizzen Sail

Mast / Rigging

Cutter Rigged Ketch, Aluminium spars, In mast furling system, new standing rigging mid 2010, new chain plates, Harken head sail Furler, Spinnaker pole

Deck Gear

Windlass rebuilt 2014, Davits


Centre Cockpit, Cockpit Cushions


Bimini, Dodger