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1989 Tartan Thomas

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada


The Tartan Thomas 35 can be described as a well-built fast, easy to sail 35’ boat with an interior designed to provide a level of comfort found on a cruising boat. The deck layout is designed to make sailing shorthanded or racing with a full crew simple and efficient. The interior is very open and airy with cruising comforts such as hot and cold running water, refrigeration, a fold down table and private forward cabin. 

“Starfire” has a well-equipped sail inventory with a set of recent North Sail 3DLs. 

Please watch the youtube walk through video in the link below.

Please contact Chris Power for more information on this boat.

Basic Boat Info

Price: C$42,900
Boat Name: Starfire
Make: Tartan
Model: Thomas
Year: 1989
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 35 ft
Length Overall: 35 ft
Waterline Length: 30 ft
Beam: 11'5 ft
Max Draft: 6'8 ft
Displacement: 9,800 lb
Ballast: 4,450 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 3GMF
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 27hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 1989


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 20 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 35 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 14 gal


Heads Count: 1
Boat Class: Racers and Cruisers, Cruisers


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


White fiberglass hull with red cove stripe and red boot top

White fiberglass non-skid deck

Red Bottom with Micron 66 paint

Fin keel

Spade rudder

Double lifelines

Wheel steering

Bow pulpit

Stern pulpit

2 hatches

Emergency tiller

8 Opening ports


This boat sleeps 8


V-berth forward with lockers, hanging locker and bureau

Main cabin with 6’6” settes and pilot berths

Large stowage area outboard of sette berths

Teak fold-down table in main cabin

Full sit down navigation table

The head features a manual head with Y-value for overboard discharge and holding tank; sink, shower and vanity. 

The galley features a single stainless steel sink; top load icebox; 12-volt refrigeration; Alcohol stove and oven. The water tank capacity is 35 gallons and has hot and cold water with a fresh water foot pump.

Interior appointments include blue upholstery and a teak and holly cabin sole. There is a centerline foldup table and 2 solar vents below.

Engine and Electrical

This boat is powered by a 1989 Yanmar 3GMF, 27 HP fresh water cooled Inboard diesel that has been professionally maintained. The cruising speed is 6 knots @ 2400 RPMs and the boat has a maximum speed of 7 knots @ 2800 RPMs. The fuel tank capacity is 20 gallons and the fuel tank is aluminum. The engine is fresh water cooled and features an oil/water/temp alarm and raw water filter. The propeller is a folding 2 blade prop.

(3) 12-volt batteries

Alternator – Balmar high output

Battery charger

12 volt / 110 volt electrical panel

Circuit breakers

110-volt shorepower with cord

Lighting ground

Invertor – Prosine 2.0 charger/inverter

Cabin, navigation, spreader and anchor lights


VHF- Icom M502

Autopilot- Raymarine ST5000+

Knotmeter- Raymarine i70

Deptsounder- Raymarine i70

Wind Machine- Raymarine i70

Radar – Raymarine 2KW mast-mounted

Plotter- Raymarine RL70c helm & RL70 @ Nav station

GPS – Raymarine Nav 300

Electronic Charts – Nova Scotia and others

3 Compasses located at the binnacle and cockpit port and starboard

Stereo with CD player and Bose speakers

Sails and Rigging

Main- 3DL – North Sails – 2015

Genoa – 153% (#1) - 3DL – North Sails - 2015

Blade – 107% (#3) - 3DL – North Sails - 2012

Genoa – 130% (#2) – 3DL – North Sails 

Spinnaker – Symmetrical – 0.6 Poly - Victory

Spinnaker – Code 0 – North Sails

Spinnaker – A3 – North Sails

Main - Dacron

Jib – (#3) - Dacron

Storm trysail & Jib

Boom Cover


Aluminum spar and aluminum boom

Stainless steel rod standing rigging

Keel stepped mast


(2) Barient 2 speed primary

(2) Barient 2 speed secondary

(2) Barient halyard winches

2 winch handles

Spinnaker pole

Boom vang




Mainsheet traveler

Hydraulic backstay adjuster

Harken adjustable jib tracks

WarpSpeed halyards


Fluke anchor with chain & rode

4 lifejackets

2 docklines

3 fenders


Radar reflector

Life ring

Fire extinguisher

Boat hook

First Aid kit

Steel Cradle


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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