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1980 Marine Trader

Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada


The Brown Eyed Girl is a forty-four foot, Marine Trader trawler - one of the safest and most popular pleasure craft ever produced.  The galley is up and it has two double staterooms and a V-Berth.  It also has two bathrooms (heads), a sundeck and a Flying Bridge.  

You can steer the boat from down inside or from the Flying Bridge, which has a full enclosure. There is also a sun deck, the cockpit and a roomy salon, where you can often be found make all of your guests feel comfortable

The "Brown Eyed Girl" has a 120-HP Ford Lehman engine and is usually cruising along at six or seven, which makes for a smooth, relaxing cruise..

 You can find a walk through video in the link below:


Basic Boat Info

Price: C$64,900
Boat Name: Brown Eyed Girl I
Make: Marine Trader
Year: 1980
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 44 ft
Length Overall: 44 ft
Beam: 14 ft
Max Draft: 4 ft

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Ford Lehman
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 120hp
  • Type: Inboard


Boat Class: Trawlers, Motor Yachts


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 hull with blue boottop

Teak nonskid deck

Flybridge with helm seat and companion seat, additional seating as well

2 stations to control the boat

Transom door

Bow pulpit and rails

Swim platform

Hydraulic steering

Bow thruster

TRANSPORT CANADA APPROVED for taking 12 paying passengers


Forward stateroom: V-berth (2 bunks) and closet

Guest stateroom: Double berth bed and closet (storage under bed)

Aft stateroom: Double berth bed and closet with outside entrance (water tanks under the bed)

Electric head and shower in the aft stateroom

The galley features a double stainless steel sink; 12 volt /110 volt refrigeration; freezer; 3 burner electric stove and oven; microwave. Fresh and saltwater footpump with hot and cold pressure water. (hot water electric from the engine)

Interior appointments include navy blue carpet and blue fabric upholstery.


Water tank capacity: 200 gallons (4 tanks, 2 plastic, 2 stainless)

Fuel tank capacity: 550 gallons (2 new steel tanks)

Engine and Electrical

1980 Ford Lehman 120 HP inboard diesel engine that has 1000 since it was rebuilt in 2009. The engine has a cruising speed of 7 knots @1700 RPM, at that speed the fuel consumption is 2.5 gallons per hour. The (2 new) stainless steel tanks have a fuel capacity of 600 gallons. The engine is fresh water cooled; has a fixed four blade propeller; oil/water/temp alarm; raw water filter and fume detector.

3 batteries – 12 volt

8 KW genset


Battery charger

Electrical panel – 12 volt / 110 volt

Circuit breakers


110 shorepower with cord

Lighting ground

Trickle charger

3000 Watt inverter and charger

Cabin, navigation, spreader, anchor and docking lights.


VHF (2)

Autopilot – SI-Tex SP-70


Radar – Furuno M4715

Plotter – Laptop

Depth Sounder – Garmin 160C

GPS – Garmin GPS 72 & Furuno GP32


Electric charts

Compass (at navigation station) (2)


45 lb anchor with 150’ 5/6 chain

60 lb with 15’ 3/8 chain and 150’ rode

20 life jackets



Fender board

Flares (expiry 2018)

Radar reflector

Life ring (2)

CO2 fire extinguisher in engine room

Fire extinguishers (6)


Boat hook


Deck chairs

First aid kit

Jack stands

Windshield wipers

Search light


Lobster cooker

Owner's Comments

The boat and business are to be sold together.

Shelburne Harbor Boat Tours

The business will be running until October 1st, 2017.

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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