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1988 Irwin 54' Sea Peace

$ 205,000

Sea Peace is a 1988 Irwin 54' Cutter listed for sale with United Yacht Broker Marisa Velasco. Marisa can be reached at +52 622 855 9167 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.

The reputation of the big Irwins is legendary. SEA PEACE’s spacious interior, deck and center cockpit are unrivaled. This yacht is best in class with ALL ELECTRIC main winch, ELECTRIC roller furling and ELECTRIC halyard. Big-boat performance and big-boat feel without the heavy lifting when short on crew. Converted to cutter rigged for easier and better performance. Oversized main salon with full size galley and huge master suite.

Here are just some of her features that make her a comfortable, self-sufficient, long-range blue- water cruiser, capable of thousands of open ocean miles: Solar electric platform with massive inverter and 20 unit Iron Edison battery bank, 2 heat pumps and a/c, 2 inverter chargers, 1500 watts of solar, 8 kw generator, 60 gph Sun Pure water maker. Yanmar 77 hp engine with fuel polisher. 2 auto pilots, complete offshore electronics. Full size washer-dryer, hot water tank, huge fridge/freezer with holding plates. Electric head, big TV and Bose sound. Full sun cover, 400 gal water, 390 gal fuel, 2000gph bilge pump. Full stainless railing. SS arch, dinghy davits and swivel outboard crane.

Full sail inventory with lots of extras. Full size cockpit enclosure with brand new canvas. Custom touches around every nook.

This is truly a one-of-a-kind cruising boat and incredible live aboard that is new to the market. No dock queen, she is a veteran of the Newport/Ensenada and SF/Hawaii races. Proven performance, comfort and luxury available now along the shores of the Gulf of California, Jacques Cousteau’s legendary world’s aquarium in the Sea of Cortez.


  • Price USD:$ 205,000
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  • Location:

    San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico

  • Type:

    Sail Yacht

  • LOA: 54 ft 0 in
  • Display Length: 54 ft
  • Beam: 15' 8"
  • Yacht Category


  • Water Capacity: 400 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 330 gals
  • Engine Details: Yanmar 4JH BE
  • Engine 1: 1988 77.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel

Coming aboard from either side midship you’re greeted by a spacious center cockpit with convenient walk-through entry gates. Full wrap around seating with full view electronics. To the aft is large open “back porch” with opposing raised storage lazerettes under a full hard Bimini. Continuing aft is another deep lazarette. You can stand up in front of lowering stern platform to waterline for easy water and dinghy access.

The massive foredeck has 10 hatches, hydraulic boomvang with electric furling main and headsails, plus electric windlass. Her length and beam affords you all the room you need for extra crew, gear and toys.

Below decks, the layout offers a shower compartment forward, shared by the two heads. Two forward staterooms, one extra large vee berth and Pullman bunks. The large salon area is bright and spacious and offers L-Shaped settees port and starboard aft-facing navigation station on the port side, a large galley area midship. Cream leather with hot weather covers, starboard dinette is convertible to a double bed. Portside settee also allows additional sleeping while passaging. Dining area open to galley

Master stateroom is aft with a separate single entrance head. Centerline steps in the rear of the salon lead back up to the large center cockpit area with pedestal steering, ample passenger seating and great views while navigating or socializing.


Located under the center cockpit companionway, step-down to starboard

  • Gunnert 1/2 hp refrigerator/freezer with holding plates
  • Added 12 volt with holding plates in refrigerator 
  • 20 gallon Water heater: 120v and engine-driven
  • Princess 3-burner marine propane stove/oven
  • Microwave Believe1000w
  • Nation ice maker
  • Double stainless steel sink
  • Full-size Kenmore washer and dryer

Staterooms and Accommodations:

Magnificent master stateroom aft with tons of storage. Wood work in perfect condition. Opening hatch directly over king bed. Comfortable seating area to port in a two-seater sofa. Mermaid 5000 A/C in master stateroom runs off batteries all night.

Three full size cabins that can sleeps 6 guests comfortably.

6’8’ headroom throughout.

Separate shower forward for guests. Master shower aft with small tub and electric head.

  • Anchors:
  • Main anchor 66# CQR with 400’ 1/2” chain and 200’ 3/3” nylon
  • Stern anchor 35# Danforth Guardian 30’ chain/200' 3/4” nylon
  • Maxwell Nilsson H300 electric Windlass
  • All lifelines replaced with 1” stainless top rail and 3/4” lower rail
  • Mechanical steering
  • Emergency rudder
  • (9) Aluminum Lexan hatches
  • (13) Port holes, 9 opening
  • Massive lazarette and 2 aft storage lockers
  • Stainless bow and stern railing
  • (6) 11" Cleats
  • Double bow anchor rollers
  • Electric raise and lower twin and dinghy stern platform
  • Full dodger, bimini and full enclosure brand new canvas and isinglass
  • Custom dinghy davit with rotating engine crane
  • Custom lowering stern platform for easy water and dinghy access
  • Available Separately: West Marine 9’ hard bottom dinghy with 5 hp Nissan and 3.3 hp Mercury outboards
  • PYI dripless gland
  • 150 amp Balmar Alternator with Max 6 Smart charge regulator
  • Oil pump out system connected to engine, generator and transmission
  • 18” MaxProp
  • 8kw Kohler diesel Generator with separate Racor filter system
  • Trace/Xantrex Inverter charger 2500 Watt with 130 amps each with 3-stage smart chargers
  • Inverters run fridge, freezer, ice maker, washer dryer from batteries
  • Also 12v fridge system
  • KITI dual filter with vacuum gauge and integral fuel pump polished fuel High vacuum warning light and fuel pump switch at helm
  • (2) 16,000 BTU Marineair reversible HVAC
  • Sun Pure water maker 55gph
  • (2) Flojet pressure water pumps
  • 20 Gal engine and electric hot water heater
  • (2) Groco raw water strainers
  • Racor fuel filters for main engine plus additional for generator
  • (2) Bilge pumps. 2000gph electric, 1500 automatic
  • (2) Hand bilge pumps cockpit and galley
  • Main: in boom Lewmar electric furling with internal cover (reported in GOOD condition)
  • Banmar electric genoa furling with remote controller
  • 120 Yankee jib, 90% staysail, heavy cruising 100% (all reported in GOOD condition)
  • Asymmetrical (like new) with ATN sock spinnakers/25’pole
  • (2) Primary Harken electric winches
  • New storm staysail and track
  • Garmin 230 Chart Plotter with 3 cartridges for worldwide navigation
  • Alpha 3000 and Alpha 4404 auto pilot
  • Depth Sounder
  • Furuno radar 1622 16 mile range with radar alarm
  • McMurdo EPIRB
  • Knot meter
  • B&G depth/wind/speed/nav/tack
  • Jensen CD400 CD player
  • HD Visio TV with Bose surround sound 
  • Icom 550 and Standard Eclipse VHF with remote mic at helm
  • Ritchie powerdamp compass
  • (10) 400 amp and 10 20 amp Iron Edison 30,000 cycle batteries
  • (6) 230 watts solar panels w/outback controller 1,000 watts
  • Battery monitor main panel
  • 50’ Dock cords with twist-lock adapters, dual 30a and 50a inputs

The owner has extensive background with battery and charging systems. All custom designed for ease of use and efficiency.

Engine: Yanmar 4JHBE

  • HP: 77hp, turbocharged
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Cruising speed 6 kts 2,500 rpm, 7 kts 3000 rpm. .5 gal/hr cruising .7 gal/hr maximum
  • Transmission Kansaki 3.30:1


  • (2) 175 gal fiberglass fuel tanks with shut off
  • (2) Holding tanks 20 gal forward, 30 gal aft
  • (2) Fresh water tanks total 400 gal

Safety Equipment:

  • (6) PFDs
  • Winslow 8 person Life Raft
  • Horseshoe ring with 24 hour strobe
  • Lifesling
  • MOBag
  • Abandon Ship bag with signal flares and rockets
  • Extensive medical supplies in bags
  • Auto Halon fire extinguisher system

Misc. Equipment:

  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Fog horn
  • Radar reflector
  • Barometer
  • 350’ 1/2’ chain and 50’ 3/8” chain
  • Cruising charts and 6 cruising guides
  • (6) 30” Fenders

West Marine 9’ hard bottom dinghy with 5hp Nissan and spare 3.3 Mercury ($2,500 option).

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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