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1980 Alberg 37

Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada


“Talisker” is a great example of the well-respected Alberg 37 design. Built by Whitby Boat Works in Ontario, Canada she spent of her life in fresh water until the current owner brought her to Nova Scotia in 2000. “Talisker” is hull #208 and Is considered a Mark 2.

This Alberg 37 Yawl with its 5’6” draft is ideal for coastal cruising and with the proper preparation she is capable of blue water sailing!

2017/2018 UPGRADES

-new jib, main and mizzen halyards

-new 100 amp Balmar alternator

-new Standard Horizon CP 180 GPS Chart Plotter cw Canada East & North CP Map

-new saloon am/fm/cd radio

- refurbish deck teakwork

-2 new 6 volt Trojan house batteries

- new teak inserts cockpit seats and lazarette

- new Jabsco head

- LED lights in cabin


Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Talisker
Make: Alberg
Model: 37
Year: 1980
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 37 ft
Length Overall: 37'2 ft
Waterline Length: 26'6 ft
Beam: 10'2 ft
Max Draft: 5'6 ft
Displacement: 16,800 lb
Cabin Headroom: 6 ft
Ballast: 6,500 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Volvo Penta
  • Model: 2003
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Type: Inboard
  • Year: 1993


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 35 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 40 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 17 gal


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


Sunnybrook Yachts
Sunnybrook Yachts


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



Hot and cold water pressure either through engine heat or AC power

Deluxe interior, varnished with bar and bookcase to starboard and all teak inserts

Custom woodworking throughout

Quarter berth opening port to cockpit

5 opening ports cw screens

Jabsco toilet (new) with overboard/onboard discharge connection – all new hoses in 2011

Flare kit

Bronze seawater pump in head

Folding steps in fwd cabin for egressing through fwd hatch

3 burner Force 10 propane stove (new-never used) gimbaled, complete with electric shut-off solenoid, regulation lines and regulator, 5lb propane tanks (2)

Stove custom sea rail

Refrigeration E-Z Cold (1993) serving deep double icebox

Interior teak handrails to port and starboard

Replacement parts for onboard systems

Teak and holly sole

Fold down wall mount dining table

Interior cushions/cockpit cushions

Operations Manuals


Deck and anchor pressure wash down hose

Custom bow anchor roller and manual windlass with 200’ of 3/8thchain and 35 lb CQR anchor, plus a second anchor line, shorter chain rode and ample rope rode

Storm anchor (Danforth) in stern lazarette

Fenders and fender board

Bow and stern double pulpits and lifelines with 2 gates

Atkins & Hoyle opening hatches in main cabin and fwd

Edson pedestal with guard and Aquameter compass (back lit)

Canvas dodger (new windows 2014) together with canvas bimini and full enclosed cockpit

2 bilge pumps – one manual; one 12 volt DC automatic 

Solar vents

Magma SS Gas BBQ

Plexiglass cockpit table (seats four)

Galvanized boathook

Reaching/whisker pole

Emergency tiller

Marinco Shore Power cable

Bosun’s chair

Flag pole/flag mount

Fire extinguisher

Hull painted (Awlgrip ‘flag Blue’) 2001

Deck painted (Awlgrip ‘Graystone & Cloud White’) 2006


This boat sleeps 3

Number of Cabins: 1

Number of Heads: 1

Number of Double Berths: 3

There is a roomy V-berth with enclosed storage outboard. Aft to port is a marine head with a Jabsco toiler replaced in 2018. There is a Y-valve for a 17-gallon holding tank or overboard discharge. There is a hanging locker opposite of the head. 

The main salon features an L shaped settee that converts into a double to port and a straight sette to starboard. The table folds down off the bulkhead. There is storage outboard both port and starboard. To port aft is a quarter berth. The navigation station has a drop-down table. Opposite this is an L shaped galley with a propane Force 10 gimballed 3 burner stove and oven (from 2 x 5lb propane tanks), stainless steel sink with H/C pressurized water that is heated both of engine and 110 volts, and top loading icebox with EZ cold refrigeration. Ventilation and light is provided by a Dorade, 2 overhead hatches and 7 opening ports. The floor is teak and holly. 

Engine and Electrical

1993 Volvo Penta Model 2003 fresh water cooled inboard diesel engine. (reconditioned 2011)

Engine gauges for oil, engine temp and voltage

3 blade fixed bronze prop protected by full keel. Spare propeller mounted on lazarette bulkhead

Balmar 100-amp alternator (2011)

Volvo starter (2011)

Full DC panel with 16 circuits plus voltmeter and ammeter

110-volt AC panel with AC system installed in 1993

12 volt / 110 power with shore power cord

(2) House Batteries – Trojan 6 volt batteries in series for house power (2017)

Starter battery plus spare starter battery

ARS 3 stage regulator

Truecharge Statpower 20 amp 3 stage battery charger with temperature sensing and aux

Stainless Steel fresh water heater

Sails and Rigging

Mainsail – Dacron (Stevens)

Genoa #3 – Dacron

Genoa #2 - Dacron

Mizzen – Dacron (Stevens)

Storm Jib / Gennaker – Yellow and red (light use)

Mizzen Staysail – Yellow and Red (light use)

 * All the sails came with the boat; cw sail bags, sail covers

Yawl Rig

Aluminum single spreader keel stepped mast painted white with boom and mizzen mast

Wire standing rigging

Extended Geneoa tracks on toe rail as well as inboard

Spinnaker gear with pole and whisker pole

Harken Roller furler

Trysail on main mast

Boom vang and boom brake


Barlow – 28 Primaries

Barlow – 20 for halyards on cabin top 

Barlow – 16 on boom


Raytheon ST60 Tridata Depth Sounder (2001)

Ratheon SL70 Pathfinder Radar (2003)

Autohelm ST 4000 Auto Pilot (1997)

Standard Horizon Matrix VHF (2012) in nav stn (new)

Standard Horizon RAM3 CMP 30 VHF wired to cockpit (new)

SR Mariner log/speed direction in nav stn

Magellan GPS and Loran in nav stn


CQR anchor (35 lbs) with 200’ of 3/8 chain and rode

Danforth anchor with secondary chain and rode

4 Winch handles


Fender Board

Dock Lines 

Boat Hook

Magma Stainless Steel Gas BBQ

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

Sunnybrook Yachts is a professional yacht dealership and brokerage firm with brokers located in boating areas from Newfoundland to Ontario.

Sunnybrook has been providing yacht sales expertise since 1990, with over two hundred years of combined experience and representing new yachts from Alerion, MJM, Island Packet, Jeanneau, J/Boats, Leopard, NorthCoast and Tartan Yachts.

Import and export specialists for North American and European transactions.

In addition to new and pre-owned yacht sales, Sunnybrook can provide service and refit management with a full time, year round service team in Chester that focuses their efforts on our clients yachts. The service team’s capabilities include all aspects of commissioning new vessels, yacht refit and repair along with captain services.

For an appointment to see the boat or if you have any questions, please email us at or try our office at 902.275.2424.


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