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63' Mason Ketch

$297,500

TE VEGA is a 1984 Mason 63 foot Staysail Ketch with beautiful sweeping sheer and  powerful underwater lines.  She is a proven passage maker that embodies the definition of a Blue Water Cruiser. She has recently returned home to the California Bay Area from a stay in Hawaii. 

NOW SHE IS READY FOR HER NEXT JOURNEY.  

The vessel was designed by Alvin Mason, A legendary designer who has also  worked for Sparkman - Stephens and Philip Rhodes, two navel architecture firms whose legacy in American Yachting cannot be overstated.  The Mason 63' not surprisingly is reminiscent of the classic Rhodes and S.S. motor-sailors.

TE VEGA is a center cockpit, three stateroom design with a spacious flush teak deck.  She has been professionally maintained over the last few years with great attention to detail and recently completed an extensive refit with numerous upgrades.  In addition, the vessel is in a transferable LLC which can save the next owner significantly on sales tax.

  • Make: Mason
  • Model: Ketch
  • Year: 1984
  • Length: 63ft
  • Name: TE VEGA
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass
  • Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
  • Located In: Alameda, CA
  • Category: Sail
  • Class: Ketch
  • Keel: Full Keel
  • Designer: Al Mason
  • Builder: Ta Shing
  • LOA: 63.17 feet
  • LWL: 46.67 feet
  • Beam: 16.5 feet
  • DryWeight: 64405 pounds
  • Ballast: 15000 pounds
  • Displacement: 64405 pounds
  • CruisingSpeed: 7 knots
  • MaxSpeed: 10 knots
  • Total Engines: 1
  • Engine 1
  • EngineMake: Detroit
  • EngineModel: 453N
  • EngineYear: 1984
  • EngineFuel: diesel
  • PropellerType: 4 Blade, Bronze
  • EngineHours: 200
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 900 gallon
  • Fuel Tank Count: 4
  • Water Tank Capacity: 400 gallon
  • Water Tank Count: 4
  • Holding Tank Capacity: 150 gallon
  • Holding Tank Count:3
  • Single Berths: 2
  • Double Berths: 2
  • Cabins: 3
  • Heads: 3

Additional Descriptions

ACCOMODATIONS & LAYOUT

This Mason 63 is a three cabin layout starting with the V-Birth guest stateroom in the bow. The head for this stateroom was converted to hanging storage and a tool workshop.  It can be easily converted back to a full head with a composting toilet if needed.  The main saloon is large and comfortable with plenty of seating. To port and forward of the saloon is an accommodating four person settee for dining and relaxing.  To starboard is a fully equipped galley with stove, oven, sinks, large refrigerator and freezer with abundant food storage and counter space.  This galley helps to make her a truly world class cruising yacht.

Aft of the saloon are the aft staterooms.  The starboard stateroom is an over and under bunk suite suitable for two single crew.  The aft master stateroom is spacious and has an adjoining head, large settee/berth and a large queen/king berth with a custom made folding mattress for easy accessibility to under-bed storage.  Teak lined cabins add to Te Vega's  big cruising yacht character.  Both electric heads were serviced with new pumps in February 2019.  Air conditioning (2) units and heating were fully serviced in March, 2019.

The master bedroom berth was remodeled from a small full to a Queen/King bed with a custom built mattress that folds up to access the underneath storage and cabin sole.

Galley

The galley is forward of the salon to starboard.  It is a horseshoe configuration with a large stainless steel propane stove and oven at the end.  At the aft side of the galley are two large hinged teak doors for easy access to the freezer and refrigerator storage with ample counter space above.  The forward side has two stainless steel sinks with hot and cold freshwater.  There is also a separate faucet with an under-counter filtration system.  Counter space is abundant and there are several cabinets with great storage and a pantry close by.  There is a lead-glass doored wine cabinet and storage above that adds style and character to the cabin.  This is a fully functional and secure blue water galley that works well at sea or in port with style.

Additional Features

  • BIMINI TOP
  • ELECTRIC HEAD
  • SWIMMING LADDER
  • HOT WATER
  • VHF
  • ELECTRIC BILGE PUMP
  • RADAR
  • TENDER
  • DEPTHSOUNDER
  • ASYMMETRIC SPINNAKER
  • MICROWAVE OVEN
  • STORM JIB
  • RADIO
  • STEERING WHEEL
  • COCKPIT TABLE
  • OVEN
  • DAVITS
  • SHORE POWER INLET
  • PLOTTER
  • COCKPIT SPEAKERS
  • COCKPIT SHOWER
  • RADAR DETECTOR
  • LOG SPEEDOMETER
  • SEA WATER PUMP
  • TEAK SIDEDECKS
  • FULLY BATTENED MAINSAIL
  • GENERATOR
  • FURLING GENOA
  • ELECTRIC WINCH
  • AIR CONDITIONING
  • OUTBOARD ENGINE BRACKETS
  • SPRAY HOOD
  • GPS
  • COMPASS
  • DEEP FREEZER
  • MAINSAIL COVER
  • REFRIGERATOR
  • GENOA COVER
  • LAZYJACKS
  • BATTERY CHARGER
  • WIND SPEED AND DIRECTION
  • RADAR REFLECTOR
  • HEATING
  • LIFERAFT
  • COCKPIT CUSHIONS
  • FRESH WATER MAKER
  • NAVIGATION CENTER
  • INVERTER
  • AUTOPILOT
  • BOW THRUSTER
  • COCKPIT COVER
  • SPINNAKER POLE
Disclaimer

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. Buyer should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht, and should instruct his agents, or his surveyors to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. This vessel is subject to sale, price and inventory changes, and withdrawal from market without notice.

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Gary Bush

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    For additional information and viewing of this fine quality yacht please contact listing agent Gary Bush. I am always available on my mobile phone at 5108381800 or e-mail me at gary@rubiconyachts.com

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