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Hull ID: ZKR40028E686
Owner Bought Sold Boat's Name Home Port
Normand Vallee & Lise Tremblay April 2009 Real Mountie Montreal, Qc Canada
Jim & Joan Elliot April 2009 Christine Toledo, OH
Jerry & Leslie Frank Fat City Boston, MA
Richard Guthrie Admiral Morgan
1986 Anne B

About the Owners
My wife Lise and I had lived respectively a long and exciting careers.
We wanted a new way of living in seeking a pleasure craft that could provide us the ultimate retirement adventure, an alternative home and a memorable summer residence as a reward to our hard-working and successful life.

Current retirement alternatives do not offer much to those who have achieved something in their life and are just ready to be put out to pasture.
We had a need for a boat that could put a sense of freedom into our retirement adventure.
There is a camaraderie in a boating community that is non-existant in a cement high-rise cities and or suburb.
Our need was also to become more involved the heartbeat of life as we are more aware of Mother Nature and her ever-changing moods something you lose with big cities.

We needed more that a summer cottage so we bought a condominium for Skiing during the snow season and we wanted to buy a kind of a Canal Barge like a Boataminium for the rest of the year.

As a Sea Cadet I have sailed since the age of 14 then became a Sailing Instructor at Cornwallis Base in N.S. during the summer as a Navy Reserve Second-Lieutenant.

Since then I chartered sailboats until 1995 and around 2001 I was tired with the handling of huge headsails, getting soaked wet in an open cockpit and living in a expensive submarine, all this at a 15 degree heel. After a 3 year of research, we made that eccentric choice : Buy a Boat with Confidence in order to find a liveaboard for that ultimate retirement experience in order to escape the jungle of traffic, jammed bridges, construction, concrete and asphalt of big cities like Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

About the Boat (History)


Mechanical and Engine Details
Westerbeke W-100
Velvet Drive 2.57:1
3 blade 22 x 19 prop
Fuel: 116 gallons
Water: three - 58 gallon tanks
Holding 58 gallons

Northern Lights 5 kw generator
Xantrex 40 amp charger
MarineAir reverse cycle 16,000 btu
Total Battery bank (House) : 620A ( 2 x SRM27 deep cycle 12 VDC + 4x GC-2 6VDC)
Total Battery bank (crank) : 450A Reserve Capacity or 1750 Cranking Amps (8D 12 VDC Battery)
3 solar panels @ 85W(max) or 21A (max) (3 X 7 A = 21 A/hour max) exclusive to House Battery Bank

Norcold RFU8000
Wedgewood four burner LPG
GE Microwave

Icom VHF
Raytheon R21XX Radar
Garmin GPSMAP-2006C Chart Plotter
Autohelm Tridata
6" Richie Compass (pilot house)
6" White Star Compass (fly bridge)
Maxim XM stereo cassette
Toshiba 15" Flat screen TV (stateroom)
Sharp 19" HDTV (salon)

Rocna 25kg anchor
Bruce 20kg claw anchor
Simpson Lawrence horizontal windlass

Space anchors
Bruce 20 kg claw anchor
Danforth 15 kg anchor

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