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This 53' Mason is a dream boat... Traditional lines, sound structure and amazing space. Not only is she beautiful under sail, she also has a lovely interior. Recently she has had extensive upgrades (2023-24), (all new canvass - sail bags, bimini, dodgers, sun cover, interior cushions, fresh deck paint and all woodwork fresh varnished (10 layers) and her bottom has a 5 layer copper coat (2022). Perkins Engine and Northern Light Genset serviced Feb 2024. If you are looking for a true Blue Water cruising machine with extensive inventory and a wonderful lifestyle live aboard, this is your boat!

Maarten de Kroon
Yacht Broker


Dimensions   16,31 x 4,52 x 2,09 (m)
Material   grp
Built   1984
Engine(s)   1 x Perkins 4.236 diesel
HP/Kw   85 (hp), 62,56 (kw)
Lying   Singapore
Sales information   De Valk Asia
Status   for sale
Vat   not paid
Asking price   USD 225.000

General - MASON 53

Model   MASON 53  
Type   sailing yacht  
LOA (m)   16,31
LWL (m)   12,12
Beam (m)   4,52
Draft (m)   2,09
Headroom (m)   2,00
Year built   1984
Launched   1984
Builder   Ta Shing Yacht Building
Country   Taiwan  
Designer   A Mason
Displacement (t)   17,5
Ballast (tonnes)   6,5
CE norm   A
Hull material   GRP  
Hull colour   white  
Hull shape   S-bilged  
Keel type   long keel  
Superstructure material   GRP  
Rubbing strake   wood  
Deck material   wood epoxy  
Deck finish   non-skid moulded in  
Superstructure deck finish   non-skid moulded in  
Cockpit deck finish   teak  
Antifouling (year)   2022, copper coat 5 layers
Dorades   4  yes
Window frame   stainless steel  
Window material   tempered glass  
Deckhatch   yes
Portholes   stainless steel  
Insulation   foam  
Radar arch   non collapsible  
Fuel tank (litre)   steel  2x 400
Level indicator (fuel tank)   display at nav station
Fuel daytank (litre)   steel  2x 200
Level indicator (daytank)   display at nav station
Freshwater tank (litre)   stainless steel  2x 300
Blackwater tank (litre)   polyethylene  
Blackwater tank extraction   deck extraction + pump  
Wheel steering   cable steering  
Outside helm position   cable steering  
Emergency tiller   yes
More info on paintwork   deck painted 2023


Cabins   4
Berths   9
Interior   teak  
Floor   teak  
Open cockpit   yes
Saloon   yes
Headroom saloon (m)   2,0m
Sliding roof   manual  
Heating   electric 220V  
Heating 2   electric 220V  
Air-conditioning   reverse cycle airco  3x
Navigation center   yes
Chart table   yes
Aft Cabin   yes
Dining room   yes
Dinette   yes
Dinette to convert into berth   yes
Opening door to cockpit   yes
Galley   yes
Countertop   wood  
Sink   stainless steel  
Cooker   calor gas  4 burners
Oven   yes
Gas alarm   yes
Microwave   yes
Fridge   Frigoboat Paris 35F, 60 L
Freezer   Frigoboat Capri 50F, 50 L
Hot water system   220V  
Water pressure system   electrical  
Kettle   yes
Coffee maker   yes
Owners cabin   double bed + single bed  
Bed length (m)   2m
Wardrobe   hanging/drawers/shelves  
Bathroom   en suite  
Toilet   en suite  
Toilet system   electric  
Wash basin   at the toilet  
Shower   en suite  
Guest cabin 1   v-bed  
Bed length (m)   2m
Wardrobe   hanging/drawers/shelves  
Bathroom   shared  
Toilet   shared  
Toilet system   electric  
Wash basin   at the toilet  
Shower   shared  
Guest cabin 2   bunk bed  
Bed length (m)   2m
Wardrobe   hanging/drawers/shelves  
Bathroom   shared  
Toilet   shared  
Toilet system   electric  
Wash basin   at the toilet  
Shower   shared  
Guest cabin 3   bunk bed  
Bed length (m)   2m
Wardrobe   hanging/drawers/shelves  
Bathroom   yes
Toilet   shared  
Toilet system   electric  
Wash basin   at the toilet  
Shower   shared  


No of engines   1
Make   Perkins
Type   4.236
HP   85
kW   62.56
Fuel   diesel  
Year installed   1984
Maximum speed (kn)   9
Cruising speed (kn)   7,5
Consumption (l/hr)   5
Engine cooling system   seawater  
Drive   shaft  
Engine controls   bowden cable  
Gearbox   hydraulic  
Bowthruster   electric  DE-Power SE 120/215T
Exhaust   watercooled  
Propeller type   feathering  
Propeller blades   3
Propeller shaft material   stainless steel  
Shaft lubrication   water  
Manual bilge pump   1
Electric bilge pump   2
Generator   wet exhaust  Northern Lights 9,4 kW
Running hours generator   827
Start battery   Neutron Power Heavy Duty, 12v, 180AH 2024
Service battery   4x Trojan AGM Deep Cycle 6v 370 AH
Navigation Battery   2X sm12-100ht Gel, 12v, 100AH 2023
Generator battery   AC Delco Heavy Duty 12v 150 AH
Bowthruster battery   2x 12v 100AH AC Delco 2021
Battery monitor   yes
Battery charger   Victron Centaur 60 Amp (2023)
Inverter   Pure Sine Wave 220V 3000 W (2023)
Solar panel   2x 150Watt
Shorepower   with cable  
Watermaker   Aquagive 140l/h (2013)


Compass   At helm station, Danforth
Electric compass   Raymarine Fluxgate
Depth sounder   Raymarine i50
Log   Raymarine ST60+
Windset   Raymarine i60
VHF   Raymarine 55
VHF handheld   yes
Autopilot   Raymarine S3 + Type 2 Hydraulic drive
Rudder angle indicator   Raymarine
Radar   Raymarine Digital 18"
GPS   Raymarine Raystar 125
Radar/GPS/plotter   Raymarine C120W
Wifi antenna   Wifi router
AIS transceiver   Raymarine AIS650
Radio receiver   Satcom Sailor 150 Fleetbroadband
EPIRB   McMurdo E5 Smartfind 406
Navigation lights   yes
Searchlight   yes


Storm blinds   New 2024
Cockpit cover   New 2024
Dodger   New 2024
Bimini   New 2024
Sun awning   New 2024
Cockpit cushions   yes
Cockpit table   yes
Cockpit chairs   yes
Boarding ladder   stainless steel  
Anchor   Bruce  30 kg
Anchor chain   55m, 12mm, Mantus swivel (2023)
Anchor 2   Delta  25 kg
Windlass   electrical  Lofrans 1700W/12V
Capstan   yes
Dinghy   rigid inflatable  Highfield UL340 (2018)
Outboard   18 HP Tohatsu (2021)
Outboard support   yes
Davits   stainless steel  
Davits controls   manual  
Sea railing   wire  
Grab rail (superstructure)   Teak, stainless steel
Railing side opening gates   yes
Pushpit   yes
Pulpit   yes
Life raft   container  
Life raft (pers)   container  6 pax
Last life raft survey   2020
Lifejackets   8, 2x inflatable, 6x red type II
Lifebuoy   Lifelink sling white (2023)
Horn   electric  
Radar reflector   yes
Fenders   4x F6
Mooring lines   yes
Spare parts   yes
Tools   yes
TV   Samsung 40", wall mount
Radio-cd player   yes
iPod connection   yes
Surround Sound System   yes
Cockpit speakers   yes
Speakers in salon   yes
Speakers in cabin   yes
Clock - barometer   yes
Fire extinguisher   5x ABC
Latest extinguisher survey   2023
Extinguisher in engine room   Vicinity


Rigging   ketch  
Standing rigging   wire  2016
Brand mast   Isomat  
Material mast   aluminium  
Spreaders   2
Keel stepped mast   yes
Mainsail   dacron 2014  furled on boom
Mainsail cover   new
Battcars   yes
Fully battened mainsail   yes
Mizzen   dacron 2014  furled on boom
Mizzen sailcover   new
Genoa I   darcon 2014  
Genoa furler   yes
A-symetric spi   nylon 2014
Staysail   dacron 2014
Stormjib   yes
Reefing System   main in-boom furling  
Backstay adjuster   mechanical  
Boomvang   tackle  
Primary sheet winch   2x Lewmar 55, 1x electric
Secondary sheet winch   2x Lewmar 42, 1x Lewmar 40, 1x Arco 50
Halyard winches   2x Lewmar 42, 2x Lewmar 30, Mizzen 1x Lewmar 16
Spinnaker winch   yes
Multifunctional winches   halyard/sheet winches  
Spi-pole   aluminium  


These particulars are given in good faith as supplied but cannot be guaranteed and cannot be used for contracts.