Lady Mina | Stellar 52' 2002

Hilton Head, SC

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Yacht Name: Lady Mina
Builder: Stellar
Model: 52 Raised Saloon
Year: 2002
Location: Hilton Head, SC
Designer: Sparkman & Stephens
Hull Material: Fiberglass



***** NEW BOTTOM PAINT 9/19 *****

The Stellar 52 Center Cockpit LADY MINA is a vessel with a distinguished pedigree. A rare collaboration between the famed architects of Sparkman & Stephens and West Coast designer Bob Perry affords Lady Mina exceptional performance, a spacious and no-nonsense center-cockpit deck layout and roomy and comfortable 3-cabin accommodations below. 

The Stellar 52 was named Boat of the Year in the Deck Saloon/Pilothouse category by Cruising World magazine in 2002 at Annapolis Show. The 52's styling, interior design and joinery, systems, hardware, rigging and equipment were praised as comparable to competitors costing up to twice the price. She sails well in all conditions and offers a sea kindly motion and excellent directional stability in heavier offshore weather. There is a stepped transom/swim platform, and large comfortable cockpit with excellent visibility from the helm. 

LADY MINA is well equipped for cruising with all the luxury builder options including Leisure Furl stowboom, generator, reverse cycle AC, 4 electric winches, and state-of-the-art electronic package.  

On deck is a spacious cockpit with excellent 360 degree visibility from the helm. The exquisite cherry woodwork and quality construction and systems are the work of her experienced builder Grand Harbor. LADY MINA is ready to go to sea. She has made 6 roundtrips from Hilton Head to Cape Cod, crossed the Atlantic and pulled into 40 ports in France and Italy.


Length: 52'
Beam: 15' 4
Draft: 6' 1
Water Tank Capacity: 140 Gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity: 260 Gallons
Holding Tank Capacity: 30 Gallons
Engine Manufacturer: Yanmar
Engine Model: 4JH2-UTBE
Power: 85 HP
Number of Engines: 1
Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: 3920 Hours

Interior Accommodations

The large raised salon has an L-shaped settee to port with dining table and additional settee to starboard. The raised trunk cabin with side windows and (3) forward windows significantly enhances natural light in the salon. There are shelves and lockers outboard of each settee with a built-in entertainment center and additional storage outboard of the settee backrests. Top grain leather upholstery covers the settees and custom navigation seat. Forward of the salon are two guest cabins and additional head. The forward VIP guest cabin features a centerline queen berth and the port guest cabin has upper and lower berths

The navigation center is aft of the port salon seating and includes built-in console for electronics and AC/DC electric breaker panel and a comfortable upholstered seat. The deck also works well as a ship's office. The galley is in the starboard passageway and includes front loading refrigeration and deep freezer. There is an inboard counter with double stainless sinks and storage lockers. Outboard is the gimbaled stainless stove with oven and additional counter space. All counters are Corian and have lockers above and below.

The master stateroom is aft and features a centerline queen with seating area adjacent to starboard of the birth. There are hanging lockers, numerous drawers and additional locker space to port opposite the seat. The ensuite head has separate stall shower.

Interior Highlights: Custom cherry interior (light South American cherry for vertical bulkheads and doors with darker American cherry for frames and moldings). All joinery work is of yacht quality finish with either gloss or satin finishes. Salon window shades and designer leather fabrics for all seating areas. Main salon headliner and under deck lights have dimmer controls,custom push button latches for all doors and drawers. Porcelain sinks in heads. Panasonic 15" flat screen television and DVD. Five Hella turbo 12 volt fans. New custom made bed and pillow covers.

  • CD music player in door next to Nav station
  • 2 speakers in wall below starboard settee in main salon



  • Grunert holding plate refrigerator (front opening) with separate freezer
  • Four burner stainless steel Force 10 oven with broiler
  • Microwave oven with extractor fan
  • Double stainless steel sinks
  • Galley mounted propane monitor
  • Manual fresh and saltwater foot pumps
  • Corian counter surfaces


Navigation Station

  • Raytheon hydraulic Type 3 autopilot w/dual ST6000+ controllers & second gyro compass (helm and navigation station)
  • Raytheon RL 80C radar & chart plotter w/4KW scanner at navigation station
  • Ritchie 6" compass
  • Raytheon 300 GPS display w/antenna installed at chart table
  • Raytheon ST60 Tri Data at navigation center
  • Raytheon ST60 Multi Display at wheel
  • Raytheon ST60 apparent direction and wind speed indicator
  • Garmin 2006 C GOS chart plotter at helm
  • Raytheon cell phone amplifier with masthead mounted antenna and combination phone and fax unit
  • Iridium SAT phone (needs activation and trimline handset that plugs into phone jack)


Engine & Mechanical

Yanmar 85 hp diesel (4JH2-UTBE). Grohe fixtures; all copper fresh water piping; Forespar Marelon through hull fitting valves that do not require bonding; 110 volt and engine water heater. 

  • Reverse cycle heating and air conditioning system, 37,000 BTU
  • Spectra watermaker Santa Cruz 200 g/p/d model
  • Two Jabsco electric heads w/Jabsco electric macerator pumps
  • Three-bladed Max Prop feathering propeller 21"
  • Wema electric holding tank gauges
  • Two fiberglass holding tanks with Y valves (30 gallon capacity)
  • Racor series 500 fuel filter with vacuum gauge
  • Fireboy automatic fire extinguisher in engine room
  • Salt-water anchor wash down pump
  • Sump pumps with filters for showers & galley sink
  • Wema electric water tank level gauges
  • Emergency crossover starting switch


Electrical System

12 Volt DC and 110 volt AC electric systems with breaker panels; Copper grounding strips running full hull length connected to external Zinc anodes; complete bonding system.

  • Fisher Panda Mini 8 generator w/cross over emergency starting switch
  • 60 amp auxiliary engine HC5629 alternator
  • Balmar 3 speed automatic 150 amp Max alternator 
  • Statpower 2500 watt inverter/charger
  • 800 amp hours house battery bank
  • 4 8D batteries (new July 2016)
  • Engine starting battery
  • Generator starting battery
  • Interior red night lighting system


Hull Construction

Hand lay up, solid hull construction with longitudinal stringers per side for additional stiffness. Hull scantlings in excess of ABS offshore standards. Vinylester resin used in three outer laminations improving water resistance and layers of E Glass reinforcement are incorporated for added strength. Internal lead ballast. Watertight bulkheads fore and aft. Hull below water line has gel shield treatment. Massive solid bronze skeg for rudder protection.

The inward-turning integral hull flange provides a well-protected shelf to which the deck is mechanically fastened and laminated. The long, low-aspect-ratio shoal fin keel is flared at the base and made of the same material as the hull. The thick FRP laminate encapsulates 12,000 pounds of lead ballast. The rudder is protected by a full length skeg. 



Deck is fiberglass balsa sandwich construction for stiffness and insulation. All areas of the deck with through bolted fittings are solid laminates with backing plates. Teak decking including side decks, cockpit seating and cockpit floor.

  • Teak toerail
  • GRP pedestal mounted instrument pod
  • Custom s/s stem head fitting w/anchor platform
  • Dual pivoting s/s anchor rollers
  • Lewmar Ocean heavy-duty windlass with dual controls
  • Dinghy boarding ladder
  • S/S transom mounted swim ladder
  • Double s/s lifeline w/midship gates either side
  • 36" diameter Whitlock "Fastnet" model wheel steering with hide covered wheel
  • Folding cockpit table
  • Lewmar opening portholes w/screens and beveled spigots
  • Flush mounted external anchor locker
  • Transom mounted hot and cold freshwater shower


Mast, Rigging & Sails

Forespar keel stepped aluminum painted mast with double spreaders; four internal halyards; oversize 1 x 19 discontinuous wire rigging w/Norseman fittings; Navtec stainless steel turnbuckles. Spinnaker equipment package including mast mounted pole, all blocks, halyards and custom bow and tack control. Wichard quick adjusting inner forestay connection.

  • Leisure Furl boom furling system, all controls lead to cockpit
  • Spectra fully battened main sail
  • 140% Spectra Genoa, Halsey Lidgard, brand new
  • Hank-on staysail for moveable inner forestay
  • Asymmetrical spinnaker with spinnaker sleeve
  • Profurl N152 headsail roller furling
  • Navtec integral hydraulic backstay adjuster with fail safe mechanism
  • Spare Genoa Warpspeed halyard (1/2", low stretch)



All Lewmar winches:

  • 2 54 CST 2-speed electric winches (jib sheets)
  • 2 48 CST 2-speed halyard winches (main halyard to starboard and genoa furl to port)
  • 2 48 CST 2-speed mainsheet winches
  • 6 winch covers


Closing Remarks

LADY MINA is one of the strongest, best finished contemporary semi custom raised salon yachts listed for sale. She is fast, set up to sail shorthanded and offers an exceptionally good motion at sea. Sparkman & Stephens designed her for extended passagemaking and comfortable liveaboard. LADY MINA has all the luxury yacht systems including generator, reverse cycle A/C, Leisure Furl stow boom, and watermaker.


2018 Improvements

  • New Fisher Panda generator motor
  • All toe rails stripped & varnished
  • Main salon deck varnished
  • New bimini
  • New gen set battery
  • New AC control panel
  • Balmar alternator
  • 4 New 8D batteries (house bank)
  • New mainsheet furling line, jib furling line, traveler line, job sheets, main sheet
  • Shore power receptacle rewired