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1980 Hinterhoeller Nonsuch 30 Classic

Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada


The Nonsuch 30 a classic Mark Ellis designed Cat Boat. A great boat for day sailing and or long distance cruising. Easily sailed single or shorthanded and has the interior feel of a much larger boat.

There are lots of great upgrades on "Full Circle" including the custom large bed setup in the salon, and newer Volvo sail drive engine with under 300 hours. 

Please see the youtube walk through video in the link below:

Basic Boat Info

Price: C$31,500
Boat Name: Full Circle
Make: Hinterhoeller
Model: Nonsuch 30 Classic
Year: 1980
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 30 ft
Length Overall: 30'4 ft
Waterline Length: 28'9 ft
Beam: 11'10 ft
Max Draft: 5'5 ft
Displacement: 11,000 lb
Ballast: 4,500 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo
  • Drive Type: SailDrive
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 30hp
  • Year: 2010
  • Engine Hours: 298


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 25 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 80 gal


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Sail
Boat Class: Cruisers


Sunnybrook Yachts
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Sunnybrook Yachts


Sunnybrook Yachts
130 Marina Rd, Suite 202 PO Box 546
CHESTER, Nova Scotia, CA, B0J 1J0
Tel:902 444 4500


White fiberglass cream hull with blue cove stripe

White fiberglass cream non-skid deck

Black fiberglass bottom

Fin keel

Balanced spade fiberglass rudder

Stern pulpit

Bow pulpit

Double Lifelines with 2 gates

Wheel steering


Bimini top 

(has the enclosure hardware but is not used as canvas does not match the newer dodger)

Opening ports (9)

Emergency tiller

Hatches (1)



This boat sleeps 6.

Main Cabin

Two quarter berths aft

Cabin seats make a large bunk forward

Fiberglass cabin liner

Artificial teak and holly cabin sole

Light green fabric upholstery


Single stainless steel sink

Top load icebox

Propane stove with 2 burners  


Water tank capacity: 80 gallons (2 Poly 40 gallon tanks)

Cold pressure water

Foot pump


Single sink

Manual head


Holding tank

Y-Valve for overboard discharge

Holding tank


Shower facet 

Engine and Electrical

2010 30 HP Volvo diesel sail drive engine with 230 hours registered. The sail drive features a 3-blade kiwi feathering prop, oil/water/temp alarm, raw water filter, bilge blower and fume detector. The cruising range is 240 NM and the fuel tank has a capacity of 25 gallons and is stainless steel. The cruising speed is 6.5 knots @ 2300 RPM with a maximum speed of 7.5 knots at 2600 RPM.

3 12-volt batteries


Battery charger

12-volt / 110-volt electrical panel

Circuit breakers

Polarity indicator

110-volt shore power with cord

Lighting ground

Cabin, Navigation, Anchor lights


VHF (handheld)



Depth sounder


Electric charts

Compass at Binnacle

Stereo with CD player with 4 speakers (2 inside / 2 out)

Sails and Rigging

Doyle Main sail - 540 sq. ft. – Dacron – Full battens – 1998

North Main sail – 540 sq. ft. – Dacron – Partial battens – 1980

Aluminum spar and aluminum boom

Keel mast stepped


1 Lewmar 34 – Main halyard

2 Lewmar 8 – Reets 

1 Lewmar – choker

1 Lewmar – mainsheet

(3) winch handles

Topping lift


Flag halyard


Bruce anchor with 75’ chain and 50’ rode

CQR anchor

Dock lines (6)


Radar reflector



(2) fire extinguishers

Boat hook

Cockpit table

Winter cover

Cockpit cushions

Cabin table


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.
Additional Contact Information

Please contact Chris Power at for more information or to arrange a viewing.

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