1980 40 foot Fir planked Custom Schooner Sailboat for sale in Nova Scotia, Canada


Boat Basics


Interested? Send the seller a message!



Boat Details


Send Seller a Message

By using this feature you accept our Terms of Use.


Additional Boat Details

Interior layout

Two berths 3/4 size, Headroom 6 feet inside. Two companionways with duck through between cabins.
All finely crafter teak, and cedar and Douglas Fir interior.
Teak and Holly sole, not laminate.
Fwd berth fore and aft, aft berth, athwartship.
Head off of aft cabin.
Very large cockpit with tiller steering.
Large built in bureau with birds eye maple top.


Three burner Force Ten stove with oven.
Double sink with foot pump water pressure.
8 cubic feet ice box with Frigoboat freezer and cooler.
All storage lockers and shelving and cookware.

Electronic Equipment

Sitex and Garman depth sounders
Furuno Radar
Ratheon Autohelm
Furuno and Garmin Gps
Ritchie compass and Sitex electronic compass

Electrical System

Two 80 watt Sharp solar panels,
Fused circuits, all wiring marine grade
Large alternator with spare alternator.
Two 6 volt marine batteries
1 starting battery with dual switch.

Other Equipment

4 anchors, fisherman, bruce, and danforth and CQR all around 40 lbs each. Each with 40 feet 3/8 chain on 150 feet rode.
Manual anchor windlass.
Dickinson Newport diesel heater
Brand new Hurth Transmission.
Jabsco toilet with two y-valves. Sink in head with foot pump.
Sunbrella sail covers & Assorted, life jackets, flares, parts, ropes and fenders.


1980 -50 feet LOA. Douglas Fir Planked custom stay’sl Schooner- Tillicum 1
Boat built in Anacortes, Washington with extensive upgrades on Saltspring Island.
New stem and associated planking professionally replaced 2006.

Recently surveyed (2020) and ready to coastal cruise or race the waters of Nova Scotia.
Winner of races in San Francisco, Gloucester and Nova Scotia.

Veteran of 15,000 mile cruise from Vancouver to Nova Scotia via the Panama Canal from 2009 to 2013.

Many upgrades and currently also functions as air B&B for the last four years. Downsizing due to health issues and aging captain and crew.
Currently on the hard near Bridgewater, Nova Scotia.

I Will consider reasonable boat trade (approx., size 30 feet LOA) and cash (to a total of 70K) as alternative to paying full price.

Yanmar 44hp 4JHE engine
New Hurth Transmission
Current survey (Oct. 2020)
Furuno Radar & GPS, Sitex depthfinder, Ratheon auto helm