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1933 Baltic Trader Ketch Motorsailer - 40'

Year 1933
Length 40ft.
Price Can Dls $24,900
Type: Pre-owned
Location NS,
Hull Material Roplene
Engine type Other
Contact Information
Beam: 14 ft 7 in
Length on Deck: 40 ft 0 in
Max Draft: 6 ft 0 in

Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:

LOA: 48 ft 0 in
Beam: 14 ft 7 in
Length on Deck: 40 ft 0 in
Maximum Draft: 6 ft 0 in


2’ oak planking on oak frames with an oak centerline construction; hull painted black. The boat was hauled, re-caulked as needed, painted and re-lunched in the spring of 2014; Douglas fir planked deck sheathed in fibreglass; Aluminum deck-house over the original hold which is now the main cabin; substantial wheel-house aft; lots of one-level deck space with substantial bulwarks; two hatches; two opening ports; full keel and fully supported rudder with hydraulic steering.


The vessel sleeps 4 to 6 and has 7’ headroom. There is a watch-keeping bunk in the wheel-house with a seat-back that lifts to make an upper berth. The Main cabin is accessed by a companionway amidships. There is a roomy ‘U’ shaped dinette that drops to make a double berth to port; enclosed head to starboard, with the galley opposite. There is a double berth stateroom forward.

He head has a Jabsco marine toilet connected to a 15 gallon holding tank and ‘Y’ valve; there is also a sink, vanity and shower. The galley has a 24 volt refrigerator; 3 Burner LPG stove with oven, stainless steel sink, counter and locker space. Hot and cold pressure water is provided either by the heat exchanger on the engine or 110 volt shore power.


1965 (approx) Perkins 6 cylinder, 135 HP Marine diesel engine; heat exchanger; 200 gallon fuel capacity in two steel tanks; 5.5 kt. Cruising speed.

Electrical Systems

The vessel has both 12 and 24 volt DC systems plus 110 Volt shore power. The 24 volt system is supplied by an alternator on the engine through a switch panel to the refrigerator & engine starter; the 12 volt system supplies electronics and most lights; there are 6 recent lead-acid batteries and a battery charger. The vessel has a full complement of interior cabin and navigation lights.


Furuno Radar (2012); Furuno depth sounder/fish finder; Raymarine GPS/plotter; compass; VHF.

Sails & Rigging

Southern yellow pine main and mizzen masts. The main mast is stepped on the keel, the mizzen is stepped on deck; oiled galvanized hand-spliced standing rigging; spruce booms and gaffs; Dacron Mainsail, Mizzen, Staysail and Jib Topsail; there are also Dacron jack-yard topsails for main and mizzen masts.


Dock-lines & fenders; clock & barometer; hydraulic anchor windless (the hydraulic pump runs off of the engine); 45# Bruce and 40# fishermen’s type anchors; chain rode.


8 band portable radio; small portable GPS plotter; ship’s bell; wood-frame port-hole mirror + other personal gear.

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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