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1984 Shannon 38 Pilothouse

Chester, Nova Scotia, Canada


This classic cutter rigged dual station pilothouse yacht with many upgrades is ready for blue water or local cruising.

Two owner boat that is winter stored inside. Ten years unused and stored inside 1999 to 2009.

Rare to find these pilothouse cutter models and well worth consideration.

Photos to follow.

Basic Boat Info

Price: C$110,000
Make: Shannon
Model: 38 Pilothouse
Year: 1984
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 38 ft
Length Overall: 38 ft
Waterline Length: 30'10 ft
Beam: 11'6 ft
Max Draft: 6 ft
Displacement: 18,500 lb
Bridge Clearance: 52 ft

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Perkins
  • Model: 4-108
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 50hp
  • Engine Hours: 2000


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 100 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 120 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 10 gal


Heads Count: 1
Boat Class: Pilothouse, Cutter


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


Only nine Shannon 38 pilothouse models were built, and each one was customized to the buyer’s wishes. TE-PAH-TU has navigation desk in the pilothouse, just aft of the helm station. Opposite, to port, you'll find a pair of seats with a table.  Going forward the large Galley is on Port and Starboard. In the main saloon there is a center-line mounted, teak drop-leaf table, with a pair of settee/berths Port and Starboard. The head compartment is forwards to starboard with Jabsco toilet and shower:  the private owner’s stateroom is forward. Propane bulkhead mounted heater.

There is lots of storage on the yacht, in lockers, drawers and storage bin's.



The Galley double sink is near the center-line providing good drainage and there is plenty of storage.  Nova Cool refrigeration(2016) is to starboard with the top available for use as counter-space.

  • Three burner propane stove with oven

  • Dbl S/S sinks with H/C pressure water

Garmin GPS in pilothouse, Standard Horizon GPS mapper at cockpit helm, 2016 Furuno Wifi radar, 2017 Raymarine autopilot, Standard Horizon VHF with AIS reception and DSC, ICOM SSB with automatic tuner and isolated backstay antenna, Pactor Dragon Modem for sail mail and on board weather down loads, Datamarine depth, wind and log with relay from pilothouse to cockpit.

Sails Rigging

Aluminum mast and boom, rod rigging except cutter rig with one wire inner forestay, Self tailing winches(2x Lewmar 46s for jibs,1X Lewmar 40 for mainsail, 1X Lewmar 36 for staysail), Harken Cruise II forestay furling, hank on stay sail, 2X Forspar telescopic whisker poles.

Doyle sails, Dacron mainsail with Stack Pack and lazy jacks, 150% genoa with UV protection, 120% jib, 180% Jib Lite, code zero, cruising asymmetric spinnaker, @X stay sails(one 4 years old), yankee, storm try sail.

Engine Electrical

Perkins 4-108 50hp FWC inboard diesel(approx 2000hours)

6X 6 volt deep cycle golf cart batteries for house(720 Amp hours) and 12 battery for engine, newer battery wiring, battery equalizer, Blue Sea volt and Amp meters, 110 volt shore power, 50 watt solar panel mounted on Davits, 2016 50 watt battery charger.


1X CQR 45lbs anchor with chain and rode, 1X danforth anchor, bow sprite double anchor rollers, manual windlass, 30 inch stainless steel life lines, storm windows for pilot house, Avon 4 man offshore life raft, McMurdo EPIRB, 5X jack stands, dock lines and fenders, Hydrovane wind vane auto steering, emergency tiller.

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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