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1990 Irwin 54' Lazy Bones

$ 375,000

Lazy Bones is a 1990 Irwin 54' 54 listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Benjamin Kaminsky. Benjamin can be reached at 1-954-247-1791 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional yacht brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Irwin Yachts and similar boats. With over 200 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

Age is just a number, so don't be fooled, because this Irwin 54 will be the nicest example of this model ever sold! Few boats have received such treatment.

Owners have cruised 60,000+ NM on her bottom making numerous adjustments to make her safe and easy to sail by a couple and are ready to hand her off to her next lucky owners.

Just a few of her main features:

  • Custom Bimini Hardtop with enclosure
  • Custom Dinghy Arch
  • Fresh Awlgrip on Decks
  • Massive Inventory of Sails
  • Upgraded Yanmar diesel engine
  • Custom Feathering Props, with Spur cutters and new drive strut
  • Bow Thruster
  • Owner Stateroom with Island Berth
  • Onan 9kw Genset
  • Solar Panels - 750w total
  • Multiple AC units - MarineAir
  • Multiple Dometic Cold Storage Units
  • Watermaker - Spectra Newport 700 - 29GPH

...and much much more.

See the full description tab for an extension rundown of her inventory and refit history.

Refit survey from 2017 is available for interested buyers.


  • Price USD:$ 375,000
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  • Model:


  • Year:


  • Location:

    Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

  • Type:

    Sail Yacht

  • LOA: 57 ft 2 in
  • Display Length: 54 ft
  • Beam: 15' 4"
  • Yacht Category

    Center Cockpit

  • Water Capacity: 230 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 550 gals
  • Engine Details: Yanmar 4LH-THE
  • Engine 1: 140.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel


  • Length on Deck: 16.6m (54 ft.)
  • Length Overall: 19m (62 ft.) (with bow pulpit, dinghy, and davits)
  • Beam: 1.6m (15 ft. 4 in.)
  • Draft: 1.7m (5 ft. 8 in.)
  • LWL: 13.5m (44 ft.)
  • Displacement in the Sling: 28T (58,000 lbs.)
  • Ballast: 16,000 lbs. approx.
  • Cruising Speed: 7.0 knots @ 1700 RPM
  • Maximum Speed: 9+ knots @ 2200 RPM+

Main Engine and Engine System:

  • Number of Engines: 1
  • Engine Brand: Yanmar
  • Engine Model: 4LH-THE
  • Engine Hours: Approx. 7,000+. Oil changed 150-200 hours and in excellent condition
  • Engine Type: Inboard
  • Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
  • Transmission: Hurth Forward/Reverse (replaced in 2017)
  • Engine Power: 140 HP turbo
  • Water Separators: 2, Racor with secondary manual override to auxiliary filter with vacuum gauge
  • Priming Pump: Manual and electric for simplified bleeding
  • Engine Alarms: 1 Engine flow alarm, 1 water temperature alarm Fireboy Automatic/manual engine fire system (2017)
  • Engine Related Mechanical: Stainless Steel 1 ½" Shaft
  • Cutlass Bearings: 2
  • Propeller: Maxprop 21" feathering
  • Cutters: PYI spurs on shaft
  • Dripless: PYI dripless shaft connection
  • Prop Strut: New 2017, custom manufactured by Derecktor, the yard that built Stars and Stripes
  • Bow Thruster: Sidepower 130 Dual prop (2013)


  • Fuel Tanks: (3) (2 x 160 gallons, 1 x 230 gallons) Total 2,082 litres (550 gallons) capacity
  • Approximate Range: 1,500 miles
  • Water Tank: Fresh Water Tank: 1 x 870 liters (230 gallons) Water Maker: Spectra Newport 700, 110V AC, 76LPH (29 GPH) with UV and carbon block filters. All contained in custom built cabinet inside and easy to service as single unit.
  • Water Heater: Vertical 65 liter (17 gallon) (2017). AC and heat exchanger from main engine


  • 120V/240V
  • Onan Cummings 9KW. (2013) Impeller eliminated, lift pump used instead
  • Engine Hours: 450+
  • Water Separator: Racor
  • Engine Alarms: 1 Engine flow alarm, 1 water temperature alarm Electrical
  • Engine Driven Yanmar Alternator: 135 amp, self-regulating Engine driven Balmar Alternator: 200 amp Balmar Maxcharge primary regulator
  • Heart regulator as backup
  • Isolation switch to disconnect Balmar from charging for restart on extended runs
  • Inverter and Battery Charging
  • Primary inverter/battery charger: Victron Omni, 3000 watts Victron digital color controller and monitor (2017/2018) Secondary inverter/battery charger: Heart, 2900 watts Link 2000, Monitor

Solar System:

  • 6 Kyocera panels @ 125W each, total 750 Watts with 50Amp Blue Solar controller with independent breakers for system and parallel panels (2x3). Usually produces 40 amps/hr for 6-8 hours a day.

AC Systems:

  • Primary dock connection 220V, 50amp Secondary connection, 110V 30amp (1 or 2 cables) Isolation Transformer: Allows voltage from 110V to 280V dock power. Single 240V/50 Amp, or single 110V/30amp, or dual 110V 30amp in phase or out of phase. Balances load evenly to main panel.
  • Main panel has two independent 110V legs and one single 240V tap between the two 110V legs
  • USB sockets inside and outside
  • 17 Batteries (Gel); main bank (10x 6V), winch bank (4x 12V), engine bank (2x 12V) generator (1x 12v)
  • Battery switches to tie all batteries together for solar charging Battery switches to select and/or isolate alternators Battery switches for on and off for engine and generator 220V connections in place in aft deck locker for a scuba compressor air conditioning and heating
  • Aft Cabin: Marine Air A/C with reverse cycle heating Main Cabin: Marine Air A/C with reverse cycle heating Forward Cabin: Marine Air A/C
  • Dehumidifer (portable), with valve at galley sink to drain water overboard while at dock


  • Redundant refrigeration and freezing systems in galley AC refrigeration and freezing in galley. Grunert, 110V Water Cooled.
  • Freezer: Top Loading, New insulation and new top, 7 cu. ft. approx. 2x 110V holding plates for Grunert with bypass switch from water-cooled compressor
  • 1x 12V Dometic BD50 compressor and evaporator plate Refrigerator: Full standing, front-loading 7 cu. ft. approx. (Galley) 1x 110V holding plate for Grunert with bypass switch from water-cooled compressor
  • 1x 12V Dometic BD35 compressor and circulation evaporator Cockpit Fridge: 1x 12V Dometic BD35 compressor and circulation evaporator
  • There is a place and hookup for a 110v ice maker which is currently occupied by the dehumidifier


  • Dual sinks
  • Filtered cold water
  • 3-Burner stove and oven, Seward with two 20 lb. propane bottles in cockpit locker 1,000 watt microwave
  • Massive amounts of storage
  • Custom built-in two way pass thru cabinets for plates, bowls, saucers, silverware, etc. for passing from galley to main saloon
  • Trash Compactor, 110V
  • Washer and Dryer: Bosch 240V AC Stackable


  • Security Alarm
  • WiFi Security cameras in cockpit and main saloon Separate alarm system for entry
  • Viking 6 person canister deck-mounted life raft with hydrostatic buoyancy release, repacked 2016
  • Iridium Sat phone 9555 (2017) (kept in nav station cradle) has waterproof case flares and laser flare
  • Fire extinguishers throughout
  • Fireboy engine fire alarm system auto/manual with override Inflatable life jackets (Sospenders) with deck harness lines Multiple VHF handheld radios
  • Dan-Buoy Emergency Throw Overboard Life Buoy Life ring mounted on transom
  • Dual separate independent auto pilots
  • Separate emergency stern enabled rudder system Bilge Pumps
  • Active bilge pump lights in main saloon and in cockpit
  • 3x 12v Auto bilge pumps in main saloon/galley, 1x 12v Sump pump in main saloon
  • 1x 12v Bilge pump in aft lazarette
  • 1x Whale Gusher manual bilge pump
  • 12V rechargeable spot light


  • New non-skid (2020)
  • Windlass: Lighthouse 1500, dual chain/rope gypsy with remote counter/control in cockpit
  • Bow Roller: Dual, oversized stainless
  • Primary anchor; Oversized Rocna 55KG (121 lb.) (2014) Primary chain: 400 ft. 3/8 G4 plus 150 ft. rode Secondary anchor; CQR 68 lb., 30 ft 3/8 G4, plus 150 ft. rode Stern anchor; 30 lb. Fortress, 20 ft. ½ Chain, plus 150 ft. rode, mounted on stern rail Salt water washdown hose in bow
  • Spare Line: 200 ft. ¾" dacron line for Paratech sea anchor if needed. Stored on covered roller on deck.
  • Spare Line: 200 ft. ¾" polypropylene line for typing to trees. Stored on covered roller on deck.
  • Rails: Stainless steel rails instead of life lines on aft deck and transom
  • Custom Deck Lockers: Custom stern deck lockers which hold spare large Propane tank and long propane hose, new BBQ, fish cutting board, 4 dinghy fuel tanks, 2 Scuba tanks, 12V Hookah for two (also 220v wired and space for Scuba compressor which we no longer have) and lots more storage.
  • Stern Lazarette: Large area with shelving, stern anchor rode, access to swim step controls, massive amount of spare lines, dinghy wheels, custom chocks for dinghy if needed, 110V AC fresh water power washer for deck with hose.
  • All deck cleats have been reinforced when new chain plates were made and moved outboard
  • Electric reinforced platform swim step with ladder and a fresh water hot and cold shower system
  • Deck-mounted fresh water foot rinse


  • Custom 4” stainless steel davits with Iridium antenna and GPS/VHF antennas
  • Holds dinghy 7 ft. off the water
  • Davits can be rotated over the deck if dinghy is not on the davits to shorten LOA

Rigging and Sails:

  • Cutter Rig
  • New Chain Plates: Moved outboard (2017) for easy inspection
  • Rigging: New standing rigging in Martinique Jan. 2016, replaced backstay 2018
  • Head Harken furling stay with 110 Yankee cut genoa Cutter Furling Stay (Profurl) to top of mast (2016); with 110 Yankee cut genoa. The two stays (genoa and cutter) allows downwind sailing without a spinnaker and easier to control and spill wind if necessary.
  • Spinnaker Pole: vertical mounted on mast Schaefer Furling Boom with full battens; can raise and lower at angles up to 140+ degrees without coming into the wind, operated all from the cockpit.
  • Asymmetrical spinnaker with sock
  • Spare upwind/storm staysail
  • Riding sail (never used)
  • Paratech sea anchor for emergency, located in cockpit locker
  • Mast: Aluminum, stepped on keel (keel step serviced 2017) Reinforced with sleeve inserted from bottom of mast to above boom attachment for increasing thickness/strength (double thickness) and support of mast for the furling boom (2004).
  • Double aluminum spreaders
  • Recently rewired (2017/2018); All new wire and antenna, LED white/blue dimmable Spreader, VHF, AIS, deck and mast reseated with Spartite partner Dual Radar.
  • Primary Radar/Plotter: Raymarine Quantum direct and wireless connect (2017) Secondary Radar/Plotter: Furuno Navnet 2 Radar/Plotter Spreader/deck
  • Lights: dual white/blue LED dimmable (2017)
  • Loud Speaker/Hailer
  • Tricolor mast light with anchor light (auto light sensor) VHF antenna (2017)
  • WiFi antenna; Bitstorm BadBoy and Unleashed N Extreme long-range with local hotspot for wifi on boat (2017)
  • SSB: Backstay insulated antenna (2018)
  • AIS: Transponder Antenna (2017)
  • Spinnaker pole and track
  • Dual Spinnaker Halyards; One to cockpit, one on mast Garhauer spring boom vang, adjustable from cockpit
  • Winches: 2x 32 Electric Barrients in cockpit (genoa winches) 1x 27 Electric Barrient in cockpit (main sail winch) 2x Small spare winches for control lines 3x Winches on mast for genoa, main, and staysail.


  • Shaft: Stainless 1 ½"
  • New prop strut and motor mounts (2017) built and aligned by Derecktor Marine who built Stars and Stripes
  • Two cutlass bearings. Custom bearing added to shaft entry way PYI spur shaft cutters.
  • Emergency rudder pinions on stern
  • Swim step platform rebuilt and reinforced in 2015
  • All portholes reseated and new gaskets (2017) Deadlights on forward four ports (two on each side) Rudder, reinforced plus new bearing (2017)
  • Steering: Chain and cable driven Edson steering system
  • Auto Pilots: Two completely independent quadrant attached systems: Primary: Raymarine SG3 hydraulic, with motor located in engine room to reduce noise. Secondary: Raymarine Autohelm 300 linear drive.
  • Emergency rudder/tiller: 3-Piece emergency rudder system Emergency tiller for connecting to quadrant
  • Navigation and Electronics: Raymarine ES127/GPS touch display (2017) with French Polynesia Charts, CMap and Navionics.
  • Raymarine Quantum radar/plotter (2017)
  • Furuno Navnet 2 radar plotter with French Polynesia charts (CMap) 2x Furuno 32 fixed GPS (1 in cockpit, 1 above nav station) Raymarine primary autopilot 6003
  • Raymarine secondary 300 autopilot
  • Interphase forward sonar
  • Raymarine displays at helm station, cockpit, and below deck at nav station: Speedo, wind speed, depth
  • AIS Transponder with WiFi (2017)
  • VHF Dual Radios: Standard VHF Matrix and Standard Quantum with AIS
  • Microphones: Two below deck in saloon and two in cockpit Cockpit speaker for VHF
  • SSB Icom 802, interfaced to lap tops
  • Pactor 3 Modem, Interfaced to Iridium and lap tops Iridium 9555 Sat phone and cradle (2016) Dual backup solid state lap tops for connection to Iridium and Maxsea navigation with French Polynesia charts
  • Printer
  • Jensen stereo system
  • Sirius satellite radio receiver integrated with ES127. Sirius only has coverage in USA.
  • Dual Navigation Lights: Deck-based LED and Tricolor with anchor daylight auto sense.
  • Night Vision: 2nd Generation
  • Binoculars: Stein Commander 50
  • Mounts for iPads, etc. plus USB connections for power Cockpit
  • Storage: 4 large lockable lockers under seats
  • Propane: Dual 20 lb. propane tanks in above-deck locker
  • Refrigeration: 1 refrigerated above-deck locker
  • Captains chair, custom hardtop, large standing room, with integrated wiring, VHF speaker, stereo speakers, lights, bilge alarm indicators, wifi camera, alarm.
  • Windows/clears: Strataglass (new 2017) all roll up into recessed section of hard top to eliminate line of sight interference.
  • Separate shades also roll up and down from recessed section of hard top.
  • Padded wrap around-covers for Strataglass when not being used.
  • Stainless steel handholds throughout.
  • Completely protected from wind, waves, and rain Fiberglass large table with expandable sides for meals and easy storage Winch handles
  • Paratech sea anchor
  • Ditch bag includes small emergency water maker Life jackets


  • Floors recently varnished (end of 2019)
  • Main Cabin and Three Staterooms
  • Large settees on both port and starboard sides, each extra long enough for sleeping, plus a beautiful varnished teak dining table with expandable sides to seat 8+comfortably.
  • Lighting: LED throughout including red night courtesy lights
  • Custom storage/shelving for dual lap tops and printer, Built in swivel chair for Nav table
  • Custom book cases (3) in main saloon
  • Massive Inventory of spare parts and tools of every kind needed to make a repair while underway
  • Forward Stateroom: separate entry into forward head. Large V-Berth (queen-size tapered bed), 12v TV.
  • Forward/midships head with Skipper 2 Manual Toilet (uses fresh or salt water), sink and vanity, and self-enclosed shower with door, Y-Valve for overboard discharge and macerator for holding tank (30 Gallons) discharge
  • Midship stateroom: dual single bunkbeds, with folding top over bottom Access to forward head also from midships hallway
  • Aft Master Stateroom: Large queen-size bed with custom storage locker for extra space, 4 additional lockers of clothes and a chart storage table, 12v TV
  • Aft head with Raritan Electric Macerator Toilet (fresh or salt water), sink and vanity, and self-enclosed shower with door, Y-Valve for overboard discharge and macerator for holding tank (13 Gallons) discharge

Engine and generator 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.

The company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change or withdrawal without notice.


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