1981 Pearson Center Cockpit Ketch

Added 5 October, 2011

About this Sailboat:

Starting forward is a roomy v-berth cabin. Just aft of the berths are a big hanging locker to starboard and a set of drawers to port. Moving aft is the the forward companionway. To port is the guest head with separate shower, to starboard is a guest stateroom that features custom upper and lower berths, a big locker, and additonal storage. Moving aft and up a step is the grand salon. The salon is filled with light from six fixed windows illuminating her excellent American joinerwork. There is an inviting L-shaped dining settee to starboard, with the nav station, wet bar, and additional settee to port. The flawless dining table features a nifty silverware storage bin in the center.

Aft and a step down on the starboard side is the well equipped galley with a deep top-load fridge freezer, 3 burner propane stove and oven, deep double SS sink, and tons of storage and workspace. The electric panels and curve top engine room door are opposite the galley.

Furthest aft is the master stateroom with ensuite head and walk in shower that features a full size centerline berth and all the hanging and cabinet storage you could ever want, all in elegantly crafted cabinetry,

Topside is a huge cockpit for lounging or entertaining with a beautiful edson teak folding table.

Equipment on Board:

The Pearson 530 was the biggest and most luxurious of the Bill Shaw designs for Pearson in the 80’s

This go-anywhere bluewater yacht is built like a tank but sails like a stallion. She features a powerful yet ICW friendly rig supported by massive oversize rigging, She has been lovingly maintained by knowledgeable owners and is loaded with equipment, including a new genset, watermaker,stainless steel ground tackle, new cushions and canvas, a fresh bottom job, and much more! With her apartment size master stateroom, spacious galley, walk-in engine room, and light filled salon, this is a boat you can cruise and live aboard forever.

Only a handful of these boats were built, and this one is turnkey and ready to go…


Pearson Center Cockpit Ketch
Pearson Center Cockpit Ketch
Pearson Center Cockpit Ketch
Pearson Center Cockpit Ketch
Pearson Center Cockpit Ketch
Pearson Center Cockpit Ketch
Pearson Center Cockpit Ketch
Pearson Center Cockpit Ketch
Pearson Center Cockpit Ketch
Pearson Center Cockpit Ketch
Pearson Center Cockpit Ketch
Pearson Center Cockpit Ketch
Pearson Center Cockpit Ketch
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