MUSTANG Yacht for Sale

83' (25.3m)
Camper and Nicholsons

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The 25-meter sailing yacht MUSTANG has circumnavigated the globe four times on her own keel, proving she is safe, equipped and comfortable.

Sailing yacht MUSTANG is a best-of-both-worlds sailing vessel with both performance-quality, modern systems and a classic style that ensures luxurious living. Designed for ocean-racing performance, the hull became the foundation for a boat exquisitely detailed and finished in classic teak throughout the interior. This combination and the “big boat” features of S/Y MUSTANG make her increasingly attractive.

Not only is this vessel extremely fast, but she also is safe and comfortable, putting 285 NM under her keel in one day. She was easily sailed with three sailors and her trip from Auckland to Vancouver was two-handed. Superyacht MUSTANG is unsurpassed in her flexible cruising ability thanks to her layout and features.

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Length 83 FT (25.3 M)
Beam 20 FT (6.25 M)
Builder Camper and Nicholsons
Designer Doug Peterson
Year Built 1987
Construction Fiberglass
Cruising Speed 8 Knots
LOA 83 FT (25.3 M)
Beam 20 FT (6.25 M)
Min Draft 9 FT (2.62 M)
Cruising Speed 8 Knots
Max Speed 9 Knots
Hull Material Fiberglass
Designer Doug Peterson
Details for MUSTANG Private Luxury Yacht For sale

Full Specifications

Recognized in many different ports around the world, Mustang has a fame all her own. She was originally built for an experienced American yachtsman. The hull is the well-known, performance hull of Doug Peterson’s Ocean 80 series built at Southern Ocean Shipyard. To incorporate a large lazarette, the boat was extended three feet, then taken for fitting out to world-class Camper & Nicholsons Shipyard. A trailblazer in her day, Mustang is one of a handful of boats in this size and price range that has a true pilothouse---completely enclosed, functioning for piloting and lounging --that also is open to a spacious lower salon. Three staterooms aft for owner and guests, all with ensuite heads plus two cabins and head forward for crew, complete the beautifully finished interior layout.

Though Mustang can accommodate up to four crew, this mini-superyacht can be sailed with two or three sailors. The in-mast furling rig, plus all other standing and running rigging, were completely replaced in 2007. Sails were also new in 2007. During Mustang’s 2012 refit the rig was taken out to service and sails refurbished; the hull and superstructure were painted; the engine was rebuilt, down to the crank shaft; and exterior varnish was stripped and built back up. Decks were new in 2000 so they have more years of life. A walk-in engine room with two entries and a crane for launching the tender are an added benefit. September 2016 Mustang completed her annual yard period. She was hauled to paint the bottom, replace zincs, and service thru hulls and underbody gear, including refurbishment of the bow thruster. Varnish and other routine works were carried out.

Mustang offers the enviable richness of a lovely classic interior in a modern, performance, pilothouse, superyacht. Duty Paid.

Deck living:
Mustang has an enormous cockpit for outside living with an elevated steering area directly aft. The center cockpit table has leaves that can be folded down or up for full dining. A refrigerated compartment in the table makes life easy. Fully cushioned settees surround the cockpit. Side doors fully enclose the cockpit. Bimini and side closures protect during inclement weather.

Pilothouse/Deck and Lower Salons
From the cockpit, a door leads to the raised pilothouse/deck salon. To starboard is the navigation area; instruments can be hidden when the area is being used as a deck salon. To port is a settee and low coffee/cocktail table. The settee provides a second access to the engine room below. The deck salon opens fully to the lower salon, fostering a remarkable sense of space and light. To port is a large dining table surrounded by settee and chairs inboard. To starboard is a cocktail table with curved settee and a lovely bar which can be formally tended if desired. It has built-in “ice bucket,” storage for bottles and glasses.

Galley and Crew Quarters
Forward of the lower salon, a door leads to the galley. To port are all amenities (See Galley List) including double stainless steel sinks, refrigerator, freezer, dishwasher, stove top and oven, microwave plus good counter space and storage; to starboard is the crew mess. Extra storage is here, including a freezer under one of the settees. Forward are two cabins: the port one can be configured to a double bed; the starboard one has over/under bunks; they share a large head forward.

Master and Guest Staterooms
From the pilothouse stairs lead aft to the master stateroom, two guest staterooms and engine room access. The master stateroom is luxurious with a centerline queen bed, settees on each side, closets, cabinets and drawers for plenty of storage. The settee on the port side can convert to a 6 ft. sea berth. Various types of lighting permit reading or create mood. The ensuite bath provides a very large enclosed shower, Vacuflush fresh water toilet, sink, counter space and mirrored cabinets.

Moving forward, the port guest stateroom has a full-sized bed, hanging locker, drawers and cabinets for storage as well as an ensuite head with stall shower, fresh water toilet, sink, counters and mirrored cabinets. A door from the head to the hall gives this head the flexibility to be a day head. The starboard stateroom has twin beds with a bureau between. Storage is comparable to the port stateroom. The ensuite head with the usual amenities, also houses the washer/dryer and one of the accesses to the engine room that is beneath the raised pilothouse/upper salon. 

The interior is beautifully detailed in classic teak. Shades and curtains for portholes and portlights, brass lamps, and top-quality execution in all respects offer a timeless, peaceful, environment for luxurious living aboard while cruising.

Inside Pilothouse:
GPS: Garmin 126
Radar: Furuno; 72m range (New 2007)
Wind/Speed/Depth Instruments: Ray Marine ST60 depth, speed and wind system with repeaters in cockpit and repeaters of depth and wind speed in captain’s cabin. (New 2007)
Autopilot: Simran AP26 with repeater in cockpit
(2) Compass: Plath magnetic
                   Ritchie magnetic
VHF: Standard Horizon Matrix AIS/GPS (new 2014)
Hewlett Packard (HP) laptop interfaced with HP printer/scanner
SatCom Phone: GlobalStar 1700 (new 2014)
SatCom Phone: Iridium (new 2009, not subscribed) 

Outside Helm:
Sea Chart Plotter: Garmin 2210 with charts and GPS
Wind/Speed/Depth Instruments: Ray Marine ST60 repeater
Simrad AP26 autopilot repeater
(2) VHF Standard Horizon
     VHF West Marine handheld submersible
Compass, Ritchie magnetic
TV: Hewlett Packard 23”flat screen in main salon; hooked to large computer and large collection of movies and music. Install antenna if desired as television.
CD/radio in master stateroom, starboard guest stateroom, and galley

Generators: new 2006. Serviced recently.
       (1) Onan 20 KW; 8,893 hrs (October 2015)
       (1) Onan 12 KW; 13,317 hrs (October 2015)
Racor fuel filter/water separator for each generator
Hard sound shields for each generator 

AC: 240/120 V., Single phase, 60 HZ
DC: 24/12V.
Inverter: Victron Blue Power inverter/charger (new 2010)
Battery Charger: Victron Energy Skylar, TG, 24V, 100 amp. Charge house, engine start and generator start batteries.
Batteries: House banks; 24V, 1000 amp hrs (new 2014.) Parallel switch between banks
2x 12 V. (24V) starter batteries for main engine (new 2013)
2x 12 V. starter batteries; one for each generator (new 2013)
2x 12 V. batteries (24V) for electronics (new 2013). Electronics have their own charging system.
(2) Alternators: Leece Neville, 150 amp, engine driven for house banks
                       Leece Neville, 55 amp, for engine start batteries

Update of wiring behind all electric distribution panels (2005; 2009)
European (220v) and American (110v) outlets in every room

Mustang was completely painted-- both hull and superstructure-- in 2012. Teak decks, new in 2000, were re-caulked in 2011. Plenty of teak remains for years of use. Steering is an elevated area providing excellent visibility, directly aft of the cockpit. The aft coach roof is chocked to carry the tender; a crane on the aft deck deploys it. This area then becomes a cushioned sunning/lounging area. An additional cushioned area is forward on the pilothouse coach top. 

(2) Anchor Windlasses, Maxwell 4000, 24V (2003). (Rebuilt 2010)
(2) Bow rollers
(2) CQR anchors, 105 lbs.
     300 ft. ½” galvanized chain starboard; 240 ft. port
(1) Fortress anchor, 125 lbs.
     50’ of chain and 200’ rode
Crane: Sanguinetti, 24 v. to lift tender
Passerelle with topping lift
Storm shutters; plexiglass
Deck hatches (plexiglass replaced 2012)
Running and spreader lights
Stanchions with cables and gates port, starboard and aft
Deck shower: Hot and cold fresh water
Gang way for side boarding at dock or anchor
Sun pads for aft coach roof and pilot house roof
Cockpit cushions (New seat cushions and all new canvas 2011)
Bimini (New 2011)
Deck refrigerator in cockpit table

Tender: Novurania 4.3M (2008). Yamaha 60HP. (New 2011)

Formula aluminum in-mast furling main mast and boom.(New 2007) Keel stepped, 3 spreader, discontinuous rod rigging with hydraulic jack under mast. (New 2007)
(3) Reckman hydraulic furlers with mechanical over-ride.
Navtec backstay and baby stay
Running rigging: all halyards are spectra  

All winches by Lewmar are self-tailing; (All rebuilt and serviced as necessary 2012)
(4) #70 Hydraulic
(1) #55 Hydraulic
(2) #55 Manual
(6) # 46 Manual 

Most deck gear by Lewmar.

All sails by Quantum (New 2007) in good order

Main sail
Working jib
MPS (pre 2007)
Second mainsail; by Mack Shaw, excellent condition

Electric three burner stove top: Force 10
Oven: Bosch
Dishwasher: Frigidaire (new 2014)
Icemaker: U-line (new 2010)
Microwave: Panasonic
Freezers: two large
Refrigerator: 6 cubic feet
Vegetable chiller: 6 cubic feet
Drinks refrigerator: in cockpit table
Note: Custom built in refrigeration mentioned above is both engine driven and electric.

Fiberglass (GRP) hull and superstructure. Below waterline is solid laminate. Three inches above waterline and below cap rail is fiberglass with end balsa core. Teak decks are over fiberglass with balsa core.

Engine: Cummins, 6DT5-9-M; 220 hp. (New 2004); Hours since 2012 major overhaul: 2083 hrs (October 2015). Dual Racor fuel filter/water separators. Single lever Morse controls.
Transmission: Twin Disc; 2.5:1 ratio (fully rebuilt 2012)
Hundested; FR-EL-VP3 variable pitch propeller, 3 bladed, fully serviced2010 refit Offset slightly to starboard, enables propeller shaft to be drawn without removing rudder.
Bowthruster: Richfield 400; retractable, 30 HP refurbished 2016
Watermaker: Sea Recovery; SOC1500-2-AWC, 1200 g.p.d.
Refrigeration: Custom holding plate system; Rebuilt with new compressors 2009; all compartments (4) can be refrigerator or freezer. Refrigerated compartment in cockpit table.
Air Conditioning: Cruisair; reverse cycle; (5) compressors located in engine room. Condensate drains into small sump tank which discharges overboard.
Toilets: 3x Vacuflush fresh water heads for owner and guests; Jabsco electric fresh water for crew
Steering: Hydraulic and mechanical; Overhauled 2010
Bilge System: Jabsco 10670 pump, belt driven with electric clutch on main engine
Conventional manifold with individual valves to each compartment. Submersible Rule pumps with automatic float switches and alarms in each bilge section. 4 stations with 5 pumps total.

Fire Fighting System:
Halon: engine room, automatic and manual release
(6) CO2 handheld extinguishers throughout
Fire pump, engine driven
Fire hydrant locations in port locker aft of pilothouse and in forepeak. 

Life Saving:
Life rafts: RDF (2) 8-man offshore life rafts
MOB throw ring
MOB light
Dan buoy
Flare kit
(2) whistles
12 Life jackets: self inflating with lights, whistles; 8 harnesses
Search light, 24V
Engine room has two accesses: one through starboard guest head; one through settee of pilothouse.

Dive Compressor and 4 sets of gear

Mustang provides the best of both worlds: performance and modern systems with luxurious living in classic style. Designed for ocean racing performance, the hull became the foundation for a boat exquisitely detailed and finished in classic teak throughout the interior. This combination and the “big boat” superyacht features of Mustang attracted the current owner, who circumnavigated the globe with his wife and three children, ages 6-14. The owner raves about how fast, safe, and comfortable Mustang is. One day they did a 285 NM run.  She was easily sailed with three sailors and her trip from Auckland to Vancouver was two-handed. Mustang is unsurpassed in her flexible cruising ability thanks to her layout and features.

Having completed the circumnavigation, the owner is keen to sell.  Never before has Mustang been offered at this price. Don’t miss this opportunity; buy now and cruise the Caribbean or begin this proven passagemaker’s 5th trip around the world!


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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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