52' Irwin Ketch 1978



St Petersburg, Florida

Much in demand around the world for excellent sailing characteristics and spacious accommodations this 52’ Irwin has been continuously updated and rigged for a cruising family of seven.  Updates on “Cristl” include Midnight Blue” Hull Paint, newer co-ordinating Full cockpit enclosure, Bimini, Full Sun Awning, and Hatch and Sail Covers. She sleeps Seven owners and Guests in Three staterooms and one captain’s berth, as well as two private head compartments, one is an ensuite in the Master stateroom. Each have a full shower and Electrosan treatement systems, Raritan Heads. 

The Gourmet Galley offers two large freezers that will hold plenty of provisions for extended cruising, two new Drawer style Refrigerators, new Stove with oven, Microwave, and Ice Maker.

Currently her masts are down waiting for New Rigging, when she will be ICW ready with 64’ masts, plus Roller Furling Main and Mizzen. She has full Electronics package, Bow Thruster, Electric Windlass, Life raft, Bomar Hatches, Two saltwater washdowns. She is set up for cruising or offers plenty of amenities for liveaboard. More information and new pictures coming soon.


United Yacht Sales is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Gulf Coast Yacht Sales. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey direct representation of a particular vessel

More Details

Aft is Master with Queen bed aft with adjoining head, shower, and bathtub.

AC/heat 16,000 BTU

6 ports, two hatches

Hanging locker

L shaped settee


Fwd to port is a double bunk with storage under

To Starboard is the Galley

Midship is the main salon with two settees, nav station, bar to galley and easy chair for enjoying the big screen TV.

16,000 BTU AC/heat unit

Custom Teak Parkay floors.

Fwd to port is the 2nd head and shower and over and under bunk room to starboard.

Full forward is the private V birth

12,000 BTU AC 

There are 3 AC/heat units in the boat. total 36,000 BTU

Double SS deep sink

Quartz counter tops

New Drawer style SS Isotherm refrigerators 

12 v deep freezer new not installed totally

2 - 110vac small refrigerator for day use.


New Force 10 SS 3 burner  gas stove and oven  

In the fwd port of the salon is a beverage cooler and Icemaker.

Vetus bow thruster

 Dark Blue hull paint

new standing rigging in process.

Electro Scan head treatment systems2009




Newer Bomar hatches

Spinnaker pole



Three anchors

SS Davits,

Achilles hard bottom Dinghy with 15hp 4 stroke outboard 2007 , little use.

Liferaft 8 Person Givens.

Dorades with Sunbrella covered teak boxes

Sunbrella snap on covers for hatches and hand rails.

New Main chainplates

Sails in Good condition

New SI-TEX ColorMax 11 Plotter/Radar/GPS LCD C-MAP NT+ at helm

 ICOM 718 SSB with auto tuner

VHF Standard Horizon at nav station and helm

Vetus bow thruster

2- Inverter/ chargers

5" Compass

GPS backup at nave station

Robertson Auto Pilot


Contact Info

Contact Chuck Newman

Chuck Newman


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