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1995 Irwin Ketch

KEY WEST, Florida, United States


“Floridays”  is Unique, since she is the only 54 Irwin  ever built to Coast Guard Certified requirements to carry 33  passengers. 

She is in operation in Key West and has been totally rebuilt and updated by the owner, spending in excess of $350,000. She is currently set up for a charter operation mainly for two day trips, Sunset Sails, Snorkeling Trips, Weddings and any Special Occasion. Floridays is set up for the utmost in a reliable two person operation, either for private pleasure sailing or as a Charter Operation. She has never been a Bare Boat Charter, and has been redesigned to optimize reliability, strength and ease of maintenance, being continually updated, many additions and updates are recent. 

This Irwin 54 is virtually maintenance free, loaded with amenities and is ideal for someone dreaming of living is paradise with the ability to have fun and make money at the same time. She has an air conditioned Salon, and rigged for another 20,000 BTU unit. Due to the owners redesign of the interior, the space is remarkably large and efficient with two staterooms, two heads with showers and galley. Living the dream with your own Charter operation, or simply living aboard or sailing for pleasure, you won’t find another 54 Irwin comparable to this one.

All USCG Inspections are up to date as of September 2017 as required.



This listing is courtesy of the BoatWizard MLS and may be centrally listed with another broker. It is offered as a convenience by this broker/dealer to its clients and is not intended to convey representation of a particular vessel.

Basic Boat Info

Price: US$175,000
Make: Irwin
Model: Ketch
Year: 1995
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: Irwin Yachts
Designer: Ted Irwin
Construction: Fiberglass
Keel Type: Full Keel


Length: 54 ft
Length Overall: 58'4 ft
Length Of Deck: 54 ft
Waterline Length: 44 ft
Beam: 15'6 ft
Range: 3'3 ft
Max Draft: 5'10 ft
Displacement: 46,000 lb
Cabin Headroom: 6'5 ft
Dry Weight: 46,000 lb
Ballast: 16,000 lb
Double Berths: 4
Cabins Count: 4

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 88hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze, Folding
  • Year: 2013
  • Engine Hours: 4500
Cruising Speed: 7.5 kn
Propeller RPM: 2500
Maximum Speed: 8.5 kn
Displacement Type: Dry Load


Fuel Tanks: 2
Fuel Tank Capacity: 170 gal
Fuel Tank Material: GRP
Water Tanks: 2
Water Tank Capacity: 240 gal
Water Tank Material: GRP
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 30 gal
Holding Tank Material: Plastic


Maximum Number Of Passengers: 33
Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Windlass Type: Manual
Boat Class: Commercial Boats, Center Cockpit, Ketch
More Info : Manufacturer Website

Sails and Winches

NEW 2016 Mack Main sail

NEW Jib Sheets 2017


New lazy Jacks 2017

North Mizzen

North 105% Jib, 2014

North Staysail 2014

Horizon Spinnaker on a pole

Harken Roller Furling genoa

Furling staysail

Dyneema Halyards 2016

Lewmar Ocean Block Boom Vangs

Lewmar & Sheafer Turner Blocks

Lewmar Jib Fair Leads (4)



Main Halyard #30 Two Speed

Jib #30

Mizzen Halyard #29

Main Sheet #40 Two Speed

Accessory/Fore Guy #20

Primaries #50 Two speed

Mizzen Sheet #20



Deck Equipment

New Sunbrella Bimini & Sail Covers 2017

New Lewmar Hatches 2014 (Anchor Locker, Forward Head, Aft Cabin)

Mast Unstepped and painted 2010

Deck Painted w/Awlgrip 2014

ROCNA 55# Anchor w/ 75’ G4 Chain, 250’ Braided Line

Yeti Coolers (2) 84 qt Mounted on Deck

Loftrans Manual Anchor Windlass

Emergency Tiller

(30) Adult Life Jackets

(6) Child Life Jackets

Life Ring w/ Strobe and Throw Line (2017)


Dock Lines

 West marine Boat Hook

 CG Spec 40inch lifelines with solid top course, 3 courses of Dyneema and intermediate diagonal lacing,

MOB life ring with strobe,

Float Free EPIRB and additional manual EPIRB. 


Galley and Heads


NEW Forward Raritan PHII Head (one week old)

Raritan PhII Head Aft,  New 2016

Ocean Breeze 15,000 BTU Unit in Main Salon

March AC Raw Water Pump ( sized to run an additional 20,000 AC BTU’s

Rule Galley.Sink pumps (2)

New Galley sink

Domestic 12V Refrigerator w/ Freezer w/ March Raw Water Cooling

Force 10 Stove w/ Oven

(2) Propane Tanks (In storage currently)

18 gallon holding tank forward with Y valve for deck or sump pump 12 gallon holding tank aft with Y valve for deck or sump pump Central selectable sump pump to pump out tanks at sea were permitted 




All Wiring and Plumbing Replaced

Kinsea 2000 Watt Inverter

All LED Interior Lighting

LED Running Lights

Blue Sea Electrical Panels Updated

Battery charger

(4) Deep Cycle Batteries

(5) Start Batteries

Marinco 50 Amp Service and Power Cord

Quicksilver Isolation box

Blue sea Ground Fault Box




 NEW Richie Compass

NEW Garmin 744 GPS

Icon VHF w/Helm substation

West Marine Stereo w/ (2) Deck Speakers & (2) Bose Salon Speakers

Manual and Float Free EPIRBs w/ Current Inspection Stickers

Air Horn



Yanmar 4JH4TX2 2013 w/ Approx. 4500 hrs

Jabsco Fresh Water Pump

Rule 2000 GPH Main Pump

Jabsco Diaphragm Stuffing Box Sump Pump

Stuffing Box Replaced Nov. 2017

Bosworth manual Pump

Fireboy Manual Engine Shutdown

(2  Fire Extinguishers

Max Prop 4 Blade Feathering Prop

Spare 3 blade fixed prop bronze

Steering Cables, Sheaves, Wire Replaced 2014

Upgraded 3’’ Exhaust w/ fiberglass pipe & Bronze Fitting

Fireboy auto engine shutdown with manual activation Two High Water Alarms   Misc. engine spares-including belts, impellers, filters, hoses, exhaust hoses





NEW Bottom Paint Petit SR60 November 2017

Hull Painted w/Awlcraft 2014

Bottom Gel Coat and Scrim Layer Removed, New Layup of Fiberglass on West System Barrier Coat 2014

ROCNA 55# Anchor w/ 75’ G4 Chain, 250’ Braided Line

Aluminum Fold Down Swim/Dive Ladder

MaxProp 4 blade feathering prop

Spare 3 blade fixed bronze prop.

 Cutlass Bearing Replaced November 2017

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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