Much admired British production catamaran, impeccably maintained and in pristine condition (often mistaken for new); excellent performance on all points of sail, twin diesel engine manoeuvrability, good bridge deck clearance (no pounding); fits in standard marina slips. Fresh water sailed (except for 4 months in Bahamas in 2010). Deck professionally repainted and new Lexan windows 2008, upgraded electrical system and new 130 watt solar panel (2008), Spade anchor with all chain rode and electric windlass, F/G dinghy on davits, mainsail (2008), 150% genoa, jib, spinnaker, furler; full instrumentation including GPS chart plotter, walk down transoms, new microfiber upholstery 2007, two double bed staterooms, excellent ventilation (14 opening ports/hatches). Dodger with bimini extension. Being sold complete, ready to cruise, owners moving to west coast. We will miss our fast comfortable cruiser!

LOA 35’ Beam 13’10” Draft 3’2” Built UK Sailcraft (1979), launched 1980 Canada
Twin 8.6 HP Bukh diesel sail drives with folding Gori props
100 liter fuel tank, 3 x 100 liter water tanks
3 way 4.2 cu ft Dometic upright refrigerator with freezer

Asking $109,000 OBO Must sell by Sept! (Located Collins Bay Marina, Kingston ON)
Contact: Neil and Marilyn Anderson 613 770-1065

Loonacy II - Comanche 105 (32’/35’) Inventory

1980 Comanche 32/35
Built by Sailcraft, UK (1979), launched Lake Huron 1981
LOA 35 feet
BOA 13 feet 10 inches
LWL 31 feet
Draft 3 feet 2 inches
Displacement 7800 pounds (9000 pounds loaded)

Hull and Deck

One piece moulded fibreglass hull; all bulkheads glassed to hull and deck, one piece moulded deck with ¾ inch balsa core, glassed to hull and through-bolted through aluminum toe rail.
Four built-in buoyancy tanks (2 forward, 2 aft)
Moulded-in fibreglass keels (foam filled), skegged rudders
Epoxy barrier coat underwater
Original gel coat on hulls
Professionally painted deck - all fittings and windows removed, all fittings rebedded and new scratch resistant Lexan windows installed 2008
Walk down transoms professionally installed


Area 572 sq ft total
Main 186 sq ft , 2008 (full batten with 2 reef points)
Genoa (150%) 386 sq ft, 1997 (foam luff to flatten sail when furled; UV panel replaced 2008)
Working (100%) Jib 236 sq ft , 1981 (lightly used; UV panel installed 2008)
Spinnaker (780 sq ft approx), date unknown; symmetrical tri-radial


2 x Bukh DV8 LSME 8.6 HP (1985) (Diesel saildrive) with factory fibreglass soundproof enclosures
Gori folding props (2010)
Full instrumentation (water temp, oil pressure, tach, warning lights, service markers)
Dual single lever engine controls
Vetus rigid fuel tank 100 litres
CAV 296 primary fuel filter (10 microns)
Fuel suction gauge (to monitor fuel restriction in filter)


Autohelm ST 50 series (speed, depth, wind, close hauled, multi)
Autohelm ST 4000 Wheel pilot with handheld remote
Standard Horizon colour Chart Plotter CP 180 (2009) with C-MAP cartridges for Lake Ontario, East Coast and Bahamas
Plastimo Contest 130 bulkhead mounted compass
Sony AM/FM/CD player with remote; 2 Koss inside speakers, 2 Sony cockpit speakers
VHF radio with internal and external speakers


Electrical system upgraded 2008 new bus bars, power posts, battery leads, power leads to main breaker and starters, new battery selector switches and combiner
14 breaker main DC panel (2008)
Separate 4 breaker 110 v panel (2006)
House: 2 x 225 amp hour 6 v Trojan deep cycle batteries (2008)
Start: 95 Amp hour Eveready spiral wound AGM maintenance free battery (2008)
Xantrex Linklite battery monitor (2009)
Blue Seas electronic battery combiner (2008)
Sharp 128 watt solar panel on tiltable mount over dinghy davits (2009)
Morningstar PROSTAR 15 solar panel controller (2009)
Warm white LED lighting throughout - extremely low power consumption with the look of halogen lighting) (2009)
LED navigation lights and anchor light (2009)
20 watt halogen foredeck light, 10 watt steaming light combo
50 foot 30 amp shore power cable with receptacle and 30 to 15 amp adaptor (marinco)

Ground tackle

Bridge deck mounted Quick Crystal 600 windlass with anchor rollers; handheld remote control on deck and circuit breaker and up/down switch at the helm station (2007)
Stainless steel chain stopper
8” alloy cleat beside windlass
Spade S80 aluminum anchor with stainless steel anchor swivel and 160 feet ¼ inch HT chain with 60 feet ½ inch nylon rode
Fortress FX 23 with 35 feet 3/8 inch chain and 185 feet 5/8 inch nylon rode
24 pound anchor kellet with snap shackle
16 pound grapnel anchor
Deck wash pump with strainer and 25 foot hose
Anchor float
Anchor bridle - ½ inch nylon with stainless steel captive (Wichard) chain hook
Stainless steel bow roller assembly at each bow

Deck Hardware

Main winch Meisner 28ST 2-speed self tail for genoa/jib
2 x Meisner 23 ST 2-speed self tail halyard/general purpose winches
2 x Gibb 28 RA 2-speed spinnaker snubbing winches
12 x Spinlock XT rope clutches
2 x Titan winch handles
2 x Meisner winch handles
Spinnaker pole
Spinnaker turning blocks
2 x13” alloy bow cleats with fairleads
2 x 10” alloy stern cleats with fairleads
Lewmar cars on tracks with line positioning system for genoa/jib
Nicro 4-roller full width traveller with controls
Boom vang/preventer (4:1) with snap shackles and cam cleat
Harken roller bearing mainsheet blocks (4:1) led to helm position
Black painted (2-part LPU) alloy mast, double spreader, main, intermediate, lower shrouds, split backstay
Alloy mast climbing steps (fold out)
Black painted alloy boom with internal reefing, outhaul and mainsheet lines
Baby stay with tensioner
Profurl NC 32 furler
Main halyard 3/8 Spectra, primary genoa/jib halyard 3/8 Spectra, secondary genoa/jib halyard 3/8 Stayset low stretch Dacron, spinnaker halyard 3/8 low stretch Dacron
All halyards and controls led aft to cockpit
2 cowl ventilators with guards on foredeck
2 overhead Gibo deck hatches (21x21); new acrylic panels and rubber seals 2006
4 Lewmar outward opening hatches on forward cabin windows, with custom screens
6 Lewmar opening ports in hulls ( 4 5x12 and 2 4x10) with screens
2 sliding ports into cockpit with custom screens
Bow and stern pulpits with gates to transoms
Port and starboard lifeline gates
2 x Windline 3 step retractable ladders on walk down transoms
Pedestal mounted helmsman seat with arm rests, adjustable height and for/aft position


2-burner propane stove, grill, oven (propane sensor and solenoid control panel)
3-way (propane, 110 v, 12v) Dometic 4.2 cu ft fridge with freezer mounted in sealed combustion chamber to meet current code (with separate propane sensor and automatic solenoid)
3 x 20 pound propane tanks (one aluminum, 2 composite)
3 x Plastimo 100 litre flexible water tanks with removable, cleanable liners and charcoal filter
Double SS sinks with Whale tiptoe pumps (one fresh water, one sea water), with ¾ inch RC Marine marelon seacock
Corelle white dinnerware (8 place settings), cutlery, glasses, selected serving pieces, Lagostina pots, pans, various kitchen wares
2 speed fan (services galley and dinette area)
Over counter (3 pots) warm white LED lighting, 2 x 8 watt fluorescent lights


ITT/JABSCO toilet (2009) with lock down pump handle with ¾ inch RC Marine marelon seacock
Vetus holding tank (88 litres) mounted above water, gravity self draining for offshore with 1 ½ inch RC Marine marelon seacock; equipped with pump-out for inland waters and Sealand odour safe hoses
SS sink with brass faucet and whale gusher foot pump
Shower compartment, shower head and drain not installed
8 watt fluorescent light

Nav Station

Built-in chart table takes full size charts, storage areas for charts, publications and nav tools plus gooseneck nav light
Autohelm ST 50 Multi repeater in Nav Station
Seat (moveable) with built in storage area
Charts for Lake Ontario, Bay of Quinte, St Lawrence to Iroquois


C-shaped dinette, wrap around seating with panoramic view
Teak table seats 6
New Microfiber upholstery 2006
Cushions and curtains
Gimballed brass trawler oil lamp
4 brass reading lights equipped with LED bulbs
4 LED pot lights over table
Opening hatches with screens in forward facing viewing windows provide excellent ventilation


Two double berths (50”x 78”) with 7” thick custom mattresses
Hanging locker and 4 clothes storage bins, under floor storage (3) in each stateroom
Three opening ports with screens in each stateroom
Two speed fan in each stateroom
Two LED reading lights and 8 watt fluorescent overhead light in each cabin

Safety Equipment

Life jackets (assorted)
2 x SOSpenders with auto inflate and safety harness and strobe light
Flares, horn, strobe light,
Rigid life ring with 50 feet floating heaving line
Two jack lines with safety hooks
Radar reflector
2 x 6”x18” copper lightning ground plates (3/16” thick) installed but not connected
2 x stainless steel diving knives (one in cockpit, one in anchor locker)


Boatex classic sailing/rowing fibreglass dinghy (8’5”), with anchor, chain and rode, and 20’steel lock up cable; mast, sail, rudder, centre board, oars
Windex (masthead wind indicator)
8 fenders (8 x 26); 6 with black covers
Mooring lines 2 x 30 feet, 2 x 25 feet, 2 x 10 feet
75 foot 5/8 nylon towing line
Assorted other lines
Cockpit cushions (closed cell foam) recovered 2009 with light gray Sunbrella
Black Sunbrella Dodger with zip out front and side windows
Black Sunbrella Bimini extension with zip on sun awnings (2009)
2 x white sunshade covers for overhead deck hatches
Dickinson SS BBQ on custom mount with cutting board tray and utensils
5 lb propane tank for BBQ
Nicro Fico 3 inch solar ventilator
Rigging tension meter
2 x Davis extendable boat hooks
Teak Flag pole and socket
6 US gallon green water jerry can
5.6 US gallon yellow diesel jerry can
Toolbox with tools

1. Engine
Water pump, fuel pump, starter solenoid, injector nozzle, HP fuel pipe, complete gasket set (for one engine), primary and secondary fuel filters, water hose, exhaust bellow, impellers, water pump gaskets and seals, folding Gori propeller

2. Electronics
GPS 150 chart plotter and antenna, Autohelm ST 50 depth display unit, knot meter through hull and valve assembly, wind instrument masthead unit, ST 50 instrument covers (2), compass cover (1), fuses and bulbs

3. Miscellaneous
Water and fuel fill caps, tiptoe water pump, screens for Lewmar 4x10 and 5x12 ports, cowl vent (1), lifeline stanchions (2), 110 volt heating element and thermocouple for Dometic fridge, 12 volt 3 inch boxer fans (3), miscellaneous hardware in bins

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