Hull 16 Sunshine
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Hull ID: ZKR40016L484
Owner Bought Sold Boat's Name Home Port
Bill & Patti Linscott June 2012 Sunshine Seattle, WA
James P. Scott 2002 June 2012 Pathfinder Portland, OR
Max & Miriam Brower 1984 2002 Pathfinder Seattle, WA

About the Owners
Sunshine has had three owners since her construction to order by North Castle Marine of Goderich, Ontario in 1986. The boat was delivered to Seattle by first cruising through the Great Lakes to Green Bay and then by truck. Her first owner lived aboard in the Seattle Lake Union area and enjoyed cruising Puget Sound and the Inland Passage of the Pacific Northwest. She was sold to her second owner in 2002 and later relocated to Portland OR.  Sunshine travelled out the Strait of Juan De Fuca into the Pacific Ocean, down the coast of Washington and up the Columbia River to her home on Hayden Island just outside Portland. In 2012, Bill and Patti Linscott found themselves looking for their perfect retirement Boat. As prior owners of a R25 Ranger Tug and a 1928 Lake Union Dream boat (42 ft), they were after a vintage style with classic accommodations. They found this in the Pilgrim 40 and purchased Pathfinder in June 2012 changing her name to Sunshine. Sunshine made a return passage up the Washington coast to the Puget Sound in July 2012 and is located south of Seattle in the port town of Des Moines.  

Mechanical and Engine Details
Sunshine is powered by a single 100 hp Cummins diesel (Model 4BT3.9M).  It is a direct drive with a three blade propeller. The engine year is 1984 and in 2012 it has ~3,300 hours.
Fuel Tanks: 2 at 70 gal each – capacity 140 gal (Aluminum)
Fresh Water Tanks: 3 at 70 gal each – capacity 210 gal (Aluminum)
Holding Tanks: 1 at 70 gal (Aluminum)

Main Cabin: 12V stereo and cd player with four speakers. Two credenza lockers, two hanging lockers, one custom couch that converts to a single bunk, one custom couch which makes into a queen sized bed. Five large storage lockers under these beds stretch clear to the wall behind. Oak parquet flooring and hatch for engine access and removal. Two leaf, removable skylight allows for crane access to engine. Two custom built, wall mounted book cases. Area is blocked off by two sliding doors at after end and a single, sliding door at the forward end giving complete privacy to this cabin. Four large windows two of which can be opened.

Forward Cabin: Queen sized bed tucked under the pilot house. Storage underneath as well as in roomy side lockers. Low bench with cushions. Dressing table with sink and mirror in cover. Cover folds down to create large flat area. Two custom shelves on wall above. All doors modified to have matching cane fronts for ventilation. The deck wash up pump is located under the floor hatch.

Forepeak: Clothes bar to port, deep freezer center, and shelving to stbd. Forward bulkhead contains removable assembly of clothing drawers. This allows access to thruster unit and anchor line.

Below Decks: Engine room contains heater furnace, engine, fuel tanks, and battery computer. Forward area contains main batteries, water and waste tanks, hot water tank, genset, tool and spare parts boxes. Heating units mounted overhead.

Electrical System: 120V, 30 amp shore power cord. Main control panel in pilot house. 12V system based on two Meridian type AGM (Absorbed Glass Mat) 210 Ampere Hours each. These batteries are state of the art and maintenance free. Charging is controlled by the Trace microprocessor controlled power inverter with built-in battery chargers and automatic transfer circuitry connected to Heart interface Echo-Charger that insures the charge on the engine starting battery is always adequate. This system is monitored in the pilot house by a Cruising Equipment Company Link 10 monitor. All supported by custom designed fuse panel next to the special Meridian battery case. Certain 110V outlets are wired to the inverter. In addition, the original engine generator was replaced with a high output Balmar generator in order to more quickly restore the main batteries after a period at anchor without running the genset.
An on/off switch to disconnect the entire 12V system is located in the head enclosure. The pilot house dashboard voltmeter reads battery condition also, not just the charging voltage. Generator Set: Westerbeke 7.5 KW diesel, supplying the 110V system when disconnected from shore power. Starting battery kept charged when idle with 1.5A trickle charger from 110V shore power.
The boat has a 12V Vetus bow thruster and a 24v Yacht Thurster brand stern thruster.

 Norcold 12/110V counter-high refrigerator. Double stainless steel sinks, Force 10 gas stove with broiler and oven burners and three top burners. These are fed from two 30 lb gas bottles mounted inside the faux stack on the top deck. Two wall mounted custom cabinets for canned goods and liquor bottles in addition to the standard factory galley cabinets. Access hatch to lower regions. Settee with removable, folding table. Converts to a twin berth by lowering the table to the level of the seats and using the seat cushions which are designed for this double duty. Custom, mahogany garbage box mounted on bulkhead. Three large windows two of which can be opened.


Aft Deck (Veranda): Because the stern rail and the after end of the upper deck have exactly the same shape, the factory plastic enclosure was replaced with 10 removable frame smoked plexiglass windows. Frames are varnished mahogany and so designed to be easily removed yet fit together so snugly that a reasonably tight cabin is formed with wonderful 180 degree visibility. With its custom designed mahogany table this is a great assembly area for all aboard. 

Top Deck: Fly bridge over pilot house with duplicate engine and thruster controls as well as mahogany steering wheel. Three box seats with hinged lids and cushions over surrounding a custom, mahogany, varnished drop leaf table. All covered with a four bow folding bimini cover. Faux stack with gas bottles inside. Folding mast with boom for hand lifting the dinghy. Dinghy is the 11 foot, English Mirror class with jib, main and spinnaker, mounted on custom supports bolted through the roof. Weighs about 100 lbs empty. Can be handily rowed with oars provided, or motored with Honda 2 hp, centrifugal clutch outboard. A wood mount is provided for motor storage. Flag socket, pole and 3 x 5 flag at stern.

Stern Locker (Lazarette): Large storage area with hatch to match. Deep recess in bottom which forms the keel is covered with fitted marine plywood and carpeting to create and even floor. Rudder post with hydraulic positioners and custom shaft seal.

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