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Hans Christian 38 rebuilt to factory specs - stunning! $189,000 0 A. Roberts This outstanding vessel is truly offshore ready.  Many are advertised as “offshore ready”, but Mayaluga is truly offshore-turnkey.  Provision her, step aboard and go!  Rebuilt from the ground up, the recent professional survey states: ……. in many respects this a new vessel, and superior to the factory original. Hans Christian’s are legendary offshore vessels, heavily constructed with hand-laid GRP and tons of teak everywhere.  This quality of construction is no longer economically viable.  These vessels perform well and provide an extremely comfortable Rolls-Royce-ride in any weather. The Burmese teak interior is from a bygone era with 11,000 man-hours invested in the joiner-work alone.  When you approach one of these beautiful vessels with her springy shear, your heart will truly beat faster! Mayaluga underwent a very thorough $210,000 full refit before going offshore in 2016 and is truly a stunning vessel.  While away, she was regularly maintained, constantly upgraded and improved by knowledgeable and fastidious owners. She is currently enjoying another 20,000 cosmetic refit. The Bluewater Cruising Association chose Mayaluga as their offshore-ready show-boat for the Vancouver Boat Show in January 2018.  This classic vessel is infrastructurally sound and cosmetically stunning. Most equipment is latest generation and less than 3 years old.  The recent professional survey puts Mayaluga’s market value at $250,000. Recent significant upgrades and renewals include teak decks and coring removed, new synthetic coring and fiberglass non-slip professionally applied, new chain-plates, new standing and running rigging, custom reefing system for mainsail, and rebuilt mast and boom. Rebuilt engine, engine room sound insulation, new 12v distribution panel and wiring, all LED lighting, 7 x AGM series 27 batteries, 500 watt solar with 3 MPPT controllers, custom hard-dodger and bimini, new stanchions lengthened to hip-height, stainless 1’’ safety rails all round with secure gates, new 6 man BDC offshore life-raft, 9’ parachute anchor with 250’ rode, new high-end EPIRB and the new Raymarine E7D navigation suite includes chart-plotter, radar, sounder/fishfinder and TillerPilot.  New Icom 802 SSB (Single Side Band radio) with Pactor modem IV, automatic 140 antenna tuner, KISS cable ground-plate system and a dedicated SSB antenna with an additional emergency 27’ whip. New Icom AIS full transceiver (transmit and receive) unit, new Spectra 150 gallon per day water-maker, New FrigoBoat F50 freezer/fridge unit with through-hull cooler unit. Some vessels are advertised as “offshore ready”.  Mayaluga however, is really and truly offshore ready.  She is fully serviced and literally ready to go again – just load your gear, provision her, step aboard and sail-away”.  Due to many recent offshore modifications Mayaluga is now in far better condition that when she left Victoria in 2016. She is raring to go adventuring again!   Full details and photos
by A. Roberts
February 21, 2018
Sceptre 36 for sale 0 K. Blades  Lochnagar is a 1982 Sceptre 36. She has a full enclosure, propane cabin furnace, auto pilot, newer chart plotter, depth sounder and a lot more. Check the full specs for a more complete listing of her features.  We have worked towards keeping her in immaculate condition with many upgrades, including replacing all hatches, portlights and windows, and interior upholstery. Her hull was cleaned, painted and waxed and zincs replaced this year. She has brand new batteries and just had her electrical system upgraded.  Bottom done last year. This boat is recommended by John Neal as bluewater capable and showcased in "The best boats to build or buy"  Email
by K. Blades
February 16, 2018
Catalina 36 1 C. Daley HiPlease send me some more information and photos of your SV.Thanks!
by D. Logan
February 7, 2018
Advice on Noon Ocean / True North 34? 1 D. Bryant We have a Tradewind 34, which is the same Stan Huntingford design. Ours was built to a very high standard from 1976 to 1980. We have sailed this boat for over 15 years, in the Pacific NW and world wide. She is a very hardy and sea kindly boat. You can follow her adventures on thing to note is she will have excessive weather helm if the mast is raked back and/or if there is too much wt in the bow.If you need more info contact us via our BCA profile.Barrie and SandraSV Passat II
by K. Letts
December 18, 2017
For sail Passport 40 0 E. Schnabel For sail 1986 Passport 40 curantly crusing Mexico this boat has had an extensive re fit With to many things to list some include new yanmar , spectra water maker , hydrovane , new standing and running rigging , all new plumbing and most electrical , bottom paint including barrier coat , windless with 300 ft chain and Rocna anchor new jib . And the list continues this boat is not just reddy for cruising it is cruising . My life plans have taken a turn this is a perfect boat already in the perfect place I have spent more than twice the asking price on her . If interested a list can be emailed to you asking $ 149,900.00 USD . Email
by E. Schnabel
December 4, 2017
Boat shipping 1 C. Smith We used Sevenstar to ship our boat from Golfito to Victoria with good success. They have a very good reputation and came in with a competitive price. They kept us informed of their ETA and were within 10 days of their original plan. Friends used a competitor and were left waiting for 2 months for loading.
by B. Woodward
November 3, 2017
Zodiac Cadet 260 *SOLD* 0 R. Raymond Zodiac Cadet 260, high pressure air floor. Made in France. Compact and light weight. Purchased new in 2015. We are going bigger. $950 OBO Call Rob at 778 549-7930
by R. Raymond
October 17, 2017
Tohatsu 9.8hp outboard SOLD 0 A. Roberts Tohatsu 9.8 short shaft, manual start, ideal for dinghy. (Same engine as Mercury 9.8) Our one year cruise is complete and we are now land based. Light use, 2nd service completed.  Asking $1,200, less than half of new price. Walker Bay 310 hard bottom hypalon inflatable also available. Tony 250 893-6133
by A. Roberts
October 12, 2017
Walker Bay 310 hard bottom inflatable dinghy SOLD 0 A. Roberts Hypalon fabric, absolute top of the line dinghy.  Certified for 5 persons and up to 15 hp. Superlight, weighs 85lbs.  Comes with folding wheels on transom.  New $5,990, asking $2,500 which is less than half price after one season of use.  Sadly, boating days are now over. Also available Tohatsu 9.8 (same engine as Mercury 9.8) light use one season $1,200, half of new price Full specifications: Tony  250 893-6133
by A. Roberts
October 12, 2017
Poly-planar Waterproof speakers 0 A. Gaulin For Sale:  2 Poly-planar waterproof marine speakers:  5.25" 100 watt speakers with mounting brackets $50.00 for both
by A. Gaulin
October 12, 2017
Sceptre 36 for sale 0 K. Blades Lochnagar has a dodger with full enclosure, propane cabin furnace, auto pilot, newer chart plotter, depth sounder and a lot more. Check the full specs for a more complete listing of her features.  We have worked towards keeping her in immaculate condition with many upgrades, including replacing all hatches, portlights and windows, and interior upholstery. Her hull was cleaned, painted and waxed and zincs replaced this year. She has brand new batteries and just had her electrical system upgraded.   Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:   Specs Builder: Sceptre Designer: Hien Driehuyzen   Dimensions LOA: 36' Beam: 11' 5" LWL: 33' Maximum Draft: 6' Displacement: 12,500 Ballast: 5,500   Engines Engine Brand: Yanmar  Engine(s) HP: 20 @ 3400 rpm Engine Model: 3 gmd Cruising Speed: 8 kn Engine Hours: 3400   Tanks Fresh Water Tanks: 70 gal. Fuel Tanks: 19 gal. Holding Tanks: 10 gal. with Y valve   Accommodations • Master cabin features a large double achieved with an insert  • Shelving over the berth on both sides of the master  • Master cabin also has a small settee with a large hanging locker just aft • The settee in the salon converts to a double berth  • The settee across aisle converts to a single  • Aft of the Nav Station and to starboard is a large single sea berth  • Total accommodations for 6 adults  • Headroom throughout is 6'2"    Galley • U shaped galley • 3 burner propane stove with oven  • Large top load ice box with newer compressor and 12v cooling plate leading to large connected refrigerator   • Deep stainless steel sink  • Loads of storage    Other Domestic Equipment • Thermotron model 2600 forced air propane cabin heater  • 110v 6 gallon hot water tank • 12v water pressure system    Electronics • Autohelm 4000 autopilot with remote and wind vane • Newer Standard Horizon chartplotter  • Seafarer model 700 sounder and Humminbird depth and fish finder • ICOM model AC-M302 VHF  • VDO knotmeter/recording log  • Windex masthead with direction indicator    Electrical • 12v and 120v systems  • 2 x 6v house batteries  • 1 x 12v start battery  • 15 amp automatic battery charger  • 2 x Shore power cords, 30 amp 50' with adapters   Deck and Hull • Cockpit full enclosure  • Stainless steel wheel  • Edson stainless steel pedestal  • Fibreglass rudder on fibregass skeg  • 10 kg, stainless steel anchor, Bruce anchor with 36' 5/16 chain and 180' nylon rode  • Spare Danforth anchor with rode  • 2 x boarding gates    Sails and Rigging • 150 Genoa on roller furling  • Storm blade • Main sail with newer canvas cover  • Keel stepped mast  • Rod rigging  • Boom vang  • Spinnaker track and car on mast  • 2 x Lewmar 42 Self Tailing winches • 2 x Lewmar 30 winches   Contact Steve Campbell for more information and pictures  
by K. Blades
October 9, 2017
FOR SALE: 2014 Lagoon 450 Catamaran 0 S. Poulson Emerald Sea, a 2014 Lagoon 450 Flybridge is a fully optioned owner’s version catamaran that has been meticulously operated, maintained and upgraded by its owner since new. This one-owner yacht has never been chartered. Emerald Sea comes step-on ready and fully equipped for long term roomy live aboard ocean cruising and is properly equipped with an extensive safety and spares inventory. Full details and photos are avaialble here.... LOA: 45ft Breadth: 26ft Draft: 5ft Price:  CDN$748,000 Location: Victoria, British Columbia
by S. Poulson
September 22, 2017
Hylas 42 - Scot Free IV - FOR SALE 0 J. Harper Scot Free IV - 1985 Hylas 42 very rare aft cockpit design - is back from bluewater cruising. She is in Vancouver, BC and is available - She can bring your dreams of cruising to life! She is an offshore cruiser/racer - very safe and very comfortable. Yachtworld listing - (copy & paste in your browser) Owner - John Harper - 604-710-6509
by J. Harper
September 15, 2017
Recommendation on a custom broker- import a sailboat from USA to Canada 0 M. Sirbu Hello, I am looking to purchase a sailboat located in Alaska USA and sail it home to Vancouver Canada. Could anybody recommend a custom broker and/ or advise me on the procedure and documents. The boat was built in Canada and sold to the present owner that is American. He had the boat registered in Alaska. Regards Michael Sirbu
by M. Sirbu
September 2, 2017
1986 TAYANA 42 - Vancouver For Sale 0 C. Daley 1986 Tayana 42 - Vancouver - aft cockpit and cutter-rigged; already in Mexico (Puerto Escondido, Baja California, Mexico) FOR SALE.  Beautifully appointed, well-maintained, with many upgrades. PRICE:  $110,000 USD   Please contact C. Daley at for further details and photos.
by C. Daley
August 24, 2017
Fontaine Pajot Bahia 46' Maestro rare owners version 2 J. Poulston Good day Jane, could you contact me at or michelvincelette@gmail.comThanksMichel
by M. Vincelette
August 14, 2017
Orca 38' Sailboat 0 M. Melzer Solid fibreglass lay up with 9500 lbs of all lead ballast and all glassed in tanks. 30 hp Sabb engine, with variable pitch prop & shaft lock & only 100 hrs. running time.  oversized mast and standing rigging with Norseman fittings.  Schaefer "2000" jib furling. 4 sails, full battened main. Two Anderson stainless steel winches. EZ-JAX, boom brake & boom gallows. 10 opening bronze portholes. Force 10 propane galley range.  Sigmar diesel heater. Furuno radar (never been connected). All stainless steel handholds, stanchions, bowspreadad pushpit, 100 ft of all chain anchor rode with 1 CQR anchor and1 spare with 50' of chain.     Homeport: South Vancouver Island. Currently Asking  $65,000 Jackie and Manfred Melzer
by M. Melzer
July 31, 2017
Christina 43 0 P. Guenette Christina 43 sailboat for sale.  $220,000 Canadian Built by Han Christian in Thailand the Christina 43 is a fast off shore sailboat. This Christina 43 has lots of recent updates and is off shore ready. For more information visit the web site below.
by P. Guenette
July 30, 2017
Moon Shadow VI is for sale 0 G. Wilson     38’ Hans Christian MKII 1981 $169,900 CAD A premium example of a Blue-Water ready offshore capable yacht. Fully restored with safety and quality in mind, a self sufficient and robust cruiser All Rigging and sails upgraded Engine replaced (1750 hrs) New canvas New electronics Water-maker Furnace ( diesel and propane) On demand hot water Solar and Wind generators All tanks replaced List is extensive, please see it here at
by G. Wilson
June 8, 2017
Recommendation on a boat surveyor 3 M. Hillier His phone number 604-318-1402Best of luck, welcome aboard
by P. Guenette
June 4, 2017
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