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1981 Peterson Custom

Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada


The Doug Peterson designed "Pursuit" was purpose built to race deep water events under the IOR rule.

Teak Decks, Selftailing winches, Harken furling system, extensive electronics, room to sleep ten below or cruise with just a couple.

If you are looking to sail upwind in waves at 8knots+, take a peek at this Peterson 46. New replacement would be over $1Million for this size boat.

Available for viewing by appointment. 

Please check out the youtube walk through video in the link below:

Basic Boat Info

Price: C$47,500
Boat Name: Pursuit
Make: Peterson
Model: Custom
Year: 1981
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 46 ft
Length Overall: 46 ft
Beam: 14 ft
Displacement: 30,000 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Izuzu
  • Model: 6-240
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 60hp


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 50 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 100 gal


Boat Class: Racers and Cruisers, Cruisers


Sunnybrook Yachts
Contact us for details on how to buy this boat - we handle everything from pre purchase surveys through to financing(if required) and insurance needs. Call us at 902 275 2424 or email us at - thanks.
Sunnybrook Yachts


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


Izuzu 6-240 60hp auxiliary diesel (1810 hours)
4 cylinders fresh water cooled
Gori folding propeller


Two bank 12v DC house and engine batteries
TrueCharge 20+ battery charger
Balmar high output alternator with smart regulator
Link 10 battery management system
110v/12v system, shorepower cord



Standard Horizon RAM plus MIC
Raymarine C70 color screen plotter/radar with Raymarine 2kw Raydome on a Quest swivel backstay mount
Raymarine ST290 MFDs port & starboard
Ritchie compass
2 cockpit speakers


Samsung 24" TV in dinette

Nav Station:

Garmin GPS 210
Raymarine ST290 MFD
Standard Horizon VHF
JVC compact disc player
JVC AM/FM stereo
Ultimate 35 DVD player
4 stereo speakers

Sails & Rigging


  • (1) Main Halyard powered Lewmar 48ST
  • (1) Genoa Halyard Barlow 27
  • (2) Wing Halyards Barlow 27
  • (2) Topping Lift / Foreguy Barlow 25ST
  • (2) Self-Tailing 3-speed Lewmar 66ST
  • (2) Secondary Barlow 32ST
  • (2) Mainsheet Barlow 32ST
  • (1) Traveler Barlow 25ST
  • (2) Running Backstay Barlow 32ST

Sail Inventory:

North Mainsail Racing Spectra
North Mainsail Delivery
North Kevlar #1
North #3
North #4
North 1.5 oz Spinnaker
North .75 oz Spinnaker
North .60 oz Spinnaker
North .50 oz Spinnaker
North 1.5 oz Gennaker
North 153% Radial Panel Kevlar #1 Genoa (2006)
Doyle Full Radial .75 oz Spinnaker (2008)
Doyle Stratis Mainsail (2009)
Doyle Tri-Radial Roller Furling Blade (2010)

  • Dickenson 3 burner Propane Stove and Oven
  • Top and Side Load Ice Box with Adler Barbour 12-Volt Refrigeration
  • Deep Double Sink with Dish Dryer Above
  • Hot and Cold Pressure Water
  • Sea Water Pump to Sink
  • "Perm-a-Pub" - automatic liquor dispenser

Custom Sparcraft Mast Refinished in White
Hydraulic Controls for Backstay Vang and Outhaul
Stainless Steel Rod Standing Rigging
Companionway Spray Dodger
Upholstery Throughout

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

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