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1982 Mason 63

San Diego, California


63' Mason 63 '82 "Avenir"


AVENIR is an absolutely beautiful vessel that has been constantly maintained to exceptional standards by the current knowledgeable owners for the past 23 years. SHE MUST BE SEEN TO BE APPRECIATED!!

She has been successfully cruised by two and in 2008 she underwent a major refit that included:

New Maxwell VC 1000 electric winch in front of mainmast

Replaced 9-foot main shaft and repacked stuffing box with GFO packing

Installed new cutlass bearing

Installed new bow thruster – 24V Sidepower Thruster system with (2) ps-31-AGM dedicated batteries and new PT 24-20 24Vx3 step battery charger

Rebuilt main Detroit 4-53 diesel engine and replaced velvet drive

Complete in-frame rebuild by PCE

New motor mounts and realignment

All engine work done at 6115 hours

Serviced and/or replaced all thru-hulls and sea cocks

Inspected and replaced all below waterline hoses and inspected valves

Hooked up all bonding wires on all thru-hulls

New main engine thru-hull and sea strainer

Replaced main engine and gen-set exhaust hoses

New mainmast and mizzen mast boots, rebonded rubber

Installed and plumbed a new wash down pump

Installed new Rule 3700gph bilge pump

Installed new mast head tricolor and anchor light

Installed new spreader lights

Installed new Garmin 4208 Navigation chart plotter, CDL 30 receiver

GSD 22 Sonar with Garmin tri-ducer new Raymarine ST60 sind system

Fabricated and installed new stainless steel dinghy davit system

All new standing rigging for main mast and mizzen

Replaced all halyards

New Dacron full batten mainsail with new reef points

Strong track system for main mast and mizzen

StackPack system for main and mizzen

All four fuel tanks inspected and polished

(3000) deck screws replaced including new plugs, decks sanded and sealed

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Avenir
Make: Mason
Model: 63
Year: 1982
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Ta Shing Yacht Bldg Co
Designer: Al Mason
Construction: Fiberglass
Boat Hull ID: MSN630010981
Has Hull ID: Yes


Length: 63 ft
Length Overall: 63'7 ft
Length Of Deck: 63'2 ft
Waterline Length: 46'8 ft
Beam: 16'6 ft
Min Draft: 7 ft
Displacement: 64,400 lb
Cabin Headroom: 6'9 ft
Ballast: 15,000 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Detroit Diesel
  • Model: 4-53
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 135hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 1981
  • Engine Hours: 7639
Cruising Speed: 7.5 kn
Propeller RPM: 2000
Maximum Speed: 9.5 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 750 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 250 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 100 gal


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Cruisers, Center Cockpit, Ketch


our office
Yachtfinders Windseakers


Yachtfinders Windseakers
2330 Shelter Island Drive Suite 207
San Diego, California, US, 92106
Tel:(619) 224-2349
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.


Entering the main salon from the center cockpit/pilothouse, one is immediately struck with the awesome teak finish throughout the interior of the entire vessel (including a heavy duty teak and holly sole).The main salon features an L-shaped settee that coverts to a queen-sized berth followed by convenient access to a large refrigerator/freezer to starboard and a lounge chair, electric fireplace and forward facing navigation station to port.

Moving forward, down two steps, one enters a beautiful U-shaped galley with granite countertops to starboard and a dinette to port. Opposite the dinette, forward of the galley, is the enclosed guest head with vanity and Vacu-Flush toilet. Next forward is the guest stateroom with split level single port and starboard berths with settee.

From the main salon, heading aft down five steps is a laundry room to port and a second guest stateroom with over and under single berths to starboard.

Next aft is the master stateroom which features a large enclosed head with separate enclosed shower, followed by a settee to port, mid-ship drawers aft and a queen size berth, hanging locker and vanity to starboard.

There is a tremendous amount of storage in all cabins on this vessel.


Seafrost cold plate 110V front-loading refrigerator

110V cold plate front-loading freezer

2nd top-loading freezer

3-burner gimballed propane stove with oven

Sharp Carousel microwave oven

Coffee maker

Pressure water system

Water heater

Built-in trash receptacle

Electronics and Navigation

In Cockpit/Pilothouse:

Furuno radar

Autonav A-1500 autopilot

Garmin GPSMap 4208

West Marine VHF

Danforth constellation compass

Side-Power Bow Thruster


Autonav rudder angle indicator

Lewmar 44ST mainsheet winch


Below Decks:

B&G Hercules wind speed and direction

B&G Hercules speed and distance logs

B&G Hercules depth sounder

Raymarine autopilot

6” Danforth compass

Garmin GPS

Icom M126 DSC VHF radio

SGC Power Talk SSB radio

Boston clock

Weems & Plath barometer

HP computer with NEC display

Trident SAT phone (not hooked up)

Danforth ceiling hung compass in master

Weems & Plath clock and Cape Cod barometer in master


12V DC and 110V AC

(6) 8D house batteries

(3) Group AGMs for bow thruster

(1) Group 24 genset battery

Battery parallel switch

Battery monitor

Battery charger

Northern Lights 10 KW generator

Shore power cord


50 kg Bruce anchor with 300' Chain

Danforth Stern Anchor

Maxwell 3500 electric windlass

Enclosed cockpit with canvas and Isinglass

2016 10’ Highfield hard bottom dinghy with 9.9hp Yamaha 4-stroke outboard engine

Anchor light

Running lights

Spreader light

Steaming light

Bow pulpit and rails

Lifelines and stanchions

Boarding gates


Swim ladder


Radar reflector


Custom dinghy davits that rotate when not in use to not extend LOA

(8) dorade vents


Actual LOA: 63’ 7”

Last bottom paint – July 2019

Modified full keel

Attached rudder

Sails and Rigging

Wire standing rigging

Aluminum mast

Removable staysail stay

Profurl roller furling on headsail

Main Winch is an Electric Lewmar 65ST, Secondary Winch is Lewmar 42ST

Winches on Main Mast: Main - 44 3-speed and 30 2-speed

At Base of Main Mast: An electric Maxwell 1500

Winches on Main Mast: (1) Lewmar 48ST, (3) Lewmar 44STs & (1) Lewmar 30ST

Winches on Main Boom: (1) Barlow 8 2-speed & (1) Barlow 23

Mizzen Winches: Lewmar 44 3 speed & Lewmar 30 2 speed

Winches on Mizzen Mast: (2) Lewmar 40 STs and 1 Barlow 8 on Mizzen Boom


Fully battened mainsail on Strong track system

Battened mizzen on Strong track system

Stack-Pack system for both main and mizzen

Engine and Mechanical

Bow thrusters

Engine alarm

Fuel filter

Raw water sea strainer

Stove and engine fuel shut-off valves

Cockpit engine controls

Thermal and acoustic engine area insulation

CO2 fire extinguishing

(1) manual and (4) electric bilge pumps

Bilge alarm

Hydraulic wheel steering

(2) VacuFlush heads

(2) holding tanks (100 gal total capacity)

Daily Marine DM-400 watermaker (21 GPH capacity)

(2) Cruiseair SMX II air conditioners with controls in salon and master cabin



(4) life jackets

(3) fire extinguishers

Viking 6-man life raft

Bell and horn



All seller’s personal effects on board are excluded from the sale of this vessel.

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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