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1982 Reliance 44

Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada


 Brand new Chain Plates have been installed. This boat is rock solid!

Reliance built hull finished by Ulrich Hochwald of Newfoundland. This is hull number 15 of approximately 40 built. She is a Ketch rig with a good looking full keel underbody. The hull is glass with balsa core to the waterline and solid glass below. The deck is glass with a plywood core. There is a substantial bilge. The ballast is encapsulated. This boat has been well cared for. 

Very nice interior finish, spacious and clean.

Volvo Penta 50hp diesel

Full compliment of electronics and cruising gear.

Launched and ready to enjoy!!!

Basic Boat Info

Price: C$55,500
Make: Reliance
Model: 44
Year: 1982
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 44 ft
Length Overall: 44 ft
Waterline Length: 31'5 ft
Beam: 11'8 ft
Max Draft: 6'2 ft
Dry Weight: 28,000 lb
Ballast: 11,200 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo Penta
  • Model: MD21
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 50hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade


Water Tanks: 3
Water Tank Capacity:


Heads Count: 1
Boat Class: Ketch, 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


V berth forward, overhead hatch. 
Head with overboard discharge. Sink and Shower with pressure cold water. The boat has been plumbed to have future hot water
Head has shower drain sump as well as electric pump out
Hanging locker and storage area.
Main salon feature a center line table and settees port and starboard.
U shaped galley to port, 3 burner propane stove and oven.
Refrigeration, overhead storage.
Navigation station with good size table and seat.
Good access to electrical panel and navigation instruments.
Starboard  aft is a single quarter berth.
Port aft is a walk in enclosed aft cabin.
Portable cabin heater.
4 Dorade Vents.

3 water tanks for a total or 200gal.

Deck Gear

Manual anchor windlass, Simpson Lawrence 555.
Stainless steel double anchor roller.
45 lb CQR type anchor with chain and rode.
75 lb Danforth type anchor.
20 Lb Danforth anchor.
Raised cabin top with wide side decks.
Cockpit with ample seating and lots of storage lockers.
Pedestal wheel steering with integral mount for the chart plotter.
Bow and stern pulpits, stanchions, and double life lines.
Six deck cleats.
Deck grab rails, Mast base grab rails.
Mahogany toe rail with drain.
Dodger and Bimini.

Sails Rigging

Dacron mainsail new in 2013
Dacron mizzen mainsail
110% Furling jib
90% Furling jib
110% drifter
Storm sail

White anodized aluminum main mast with single spreaders, main boom
Mizzen mast and boom
Removable staysail stay 
Wire standing rigging
Anderson halyard winches  on mizzen and main masts
2 Anderson 46 2-speed self-tailing genoa winches
Control line winches

Engine Electrical

50hp Volvo Penta Diesel engine, MD21, 4 cylinders.
Heat ex changer.
1.25 inch stainless shaft.
3 Blade bronze fixed propeller.
Morse style controls in cockpit.
165 house alternator,  50 amp starting alternator.
Groco Water Strainer.
160 gallons of fuel storage in 2 separate fiberglass tanks.
Dual Racor fuel filters/ water separators.


Standard Horizon Charplotter CP300I
Raytheon R10X radar
Raymarine ST70 autopilot, below deck mounting
Raymarine ST40 Speedlog/Depthsounder
7 Deep cycle marine batteries (5 house, 2 starter)
DC outlets located at the nav station
110 shore power AC
Xantrex Xpower 1000 watt inverter
Gemini binnacle mount compass
Barometer and ships clock


2 Electric bilge pump and one manual bilge pump.
5 PFD's.
Ring bouy
3 Fire Extinguishers.
Orion 12 gauge flare gun.
DBC 4 person life raft.
First Aid kit.
Fume detector.
Navigation lights.
Fiberglass Dinghy.

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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