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  1. 1986 Folkes Folkes 39

    October 19, 2012 by EVAN

    About this Sailboat:

    Folkes 39ft steel hull sailboat for sale.

    I have not recently been able to sail or upkeep my boat, so sadly I have come to the conclusion that I have to sell!
    Currently the boat is in a great location at Granville Island in Vancouver, BC.

    This sailboat is a fantastic vessel for the right person who is willing to invest some time into fixing it up and getting it out for more sailing adventures

    Please contact me if you are interested and would like to take a look at it.

    Asking 15,000 OBO

    Equipment on Board:

    Some Features include:
    Yanmar 35HP diesel engine
    Cutter rigged with a roller furling Genoa
    1 Main sail
    1 Storm jib
    Sea/BQ and aluminum tank
    Full electrical upgrade
    New force 10 3-burner stove and oven
    All new stainless lifelines and hardware
    Cockpit dodger with cover

  2. 1991 Folkes 30 Cruiser

    October 19, 2012 by EVAN

    About this Sailboat:

    · Model: Folkes 30 Offshore
    · Hull built by Folkes Shipyard, Vancouver BC
    · Interior: Custom
    · 33 ft LOA
    · 30 ft LOD
    · 27 ft LWL
    · 10 ft Beam
    · 5ft 6’ Draft
    · 4000lbs ballast.
    · 10000 lbs Displacement
    · Dry tonnage: 13,000 lbs
    · Registered Tonnage 7.4 tons
    · Water line to deck: 3 ft 2” (freeboard)
    · Deck to cabin top: 1 ft 7”
    · Home Port: Vancouver, BC, Canada
    · Blue Book Registry Lloyds of London
    · Official Number: 817761
    · Built 1991 Folkes Shipyard

    Equipment on Board:


    · New Main Sail made in 2005 by Ullman Sails (used 10 times)
    · 3 working jibs
    · 2 genoas
    · 1 Storm try-sail on separate storm track.
    · 2 storm head sails

    · Mast length base to antenna: 36’ 9” (Aluminum)
    · Aluminum Boom: cam cleats, down-haul, jibe preventer.
    · Mast length base to spreaders: 17’ 5”
    · Mast length base to mast head: 34’ 4”
    · Mast length base to top of weather-vane: 35’ 6”
    · Starboard FWD lower shroud: 17’9”
    · Starboard AFT lower shroud 17’ 11”
    Note: Total height of the boat in the water from water-line to top of the
    VHF antenna is: 41 ft 6”

    · Nylon sheets
    · Nylon halyards
    · Large inventory of line, sheets, spares.
    · All Stainless deck hardware, mooring cleats, bollards, grab rails, push-
    pit, pull-pit

    · Avon inflatable 9 ft.
    · Beauford 6 person lift raft, 1996.
    · Aires Wind vane, reliable, 4 extra vane panels
    · 2005 Ritchie Magnetic compass, Binnacle mount.
    · Aft Stay SS antenna.
    · Power generating wind turbine
    · Whale gusher galley foot pumps
    · Whale gusher bilge pump
    · New electronic bilge pump with manual switch
    · 5 by 3 boot hard wood swim step

    15 Hp Suzuki o/b. 4 stroke (REQUIRED)

    · Garmin GPSmap 498 GPS and Depth Sounder
    · Panasonic CD player and 4 speaker stereo
    · VHF Uniden multi-channel Radio
    · ICOM M710 Single Side Band -HF transceiver.
    · 3-180 amp West Marine gel cell battery
    · 85 watt solar panel
    · Navico Tiller Master Auto Pilot

    · 22lb Bruce Anchor.
    · 65 lb Danforth,
    · 30 Ib Danforth
    · Storm Drogue
    · 200 feet of ½ inch nylon rode
    · 200 feet of NEW 3/8 BBB anchor chain
    · SS bow roller with double track.
    · Simpson Lawrence windlass with chain and rode drum.

    · Super heavy well designed steering system
    · Skeg hung rudder, solid and stout.
    · SS rudder post
    · SS Rudder tube with B& E pillow block.
    · Extremely well machined all Stainless Steel Tiller.
    · Teflon bushings.

    · 2 part epoxy DEVOE 225 and 235 inside and out.
    · 2 inches of polyurethane spray foam insulation inside.

    The way she goes sits on dry dock at San Juan Del Sur

    Contact: Chad Unser at

  3. 1989 Folkes 39 Ph Steel

    October 5, 2011 by EVAN

    About this Sailboat:

    Strong, comfortable, well mantained, blue water cruiser/live-a-board. Many improvements and additions. Totally insulated with polyurethane foam for comfort and corrosion prevention. Devoe epoxy on the outside. One owner, low mileage..Vancouver BC-Mexico-Hawaii-return. Moorage to Dec 31 incl. Survey incl.

    Equipment on Board:

    Alum dodger w/4 solar panels,sailing bimini,Profurl headsail, windvane/aux. rudder, 2 autopilots,elec windlass, 4 person liferaft, ICOM ham/SSB, series drouge, EPIRB, 4 anchors, oversized rigging, 10′ inflatable w/2 outboards, watermaker, Force 10 stove w/ broiler, heater, BBQ, Microwave, 12V fridge