Sunnybrook Yachts
130 Marina Rd, Suite 202 PO Box 546
CHESTER, Nova Scotia, CA, B0J 1J0
Tel:902 444 4500
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1997 Tartan 3500

location icon Head of Saint Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada
Year 1997
Length 35 ft

“Seachanger” is new to the market after her meticulous owners have decided it is time to sell her after 12 years of exceptional care.    

This yard maintained Tartan 3500 shows pride of ownership. It has been updated annually to make sure that it is in pristine condition and ready for use by her knowledgeable owners.  

The 3500 is a top choice for sailors looking for a performance oriented family cruiser. The long waterline and strong rig offer fast passages and a competitive edge, while the contoured cockpit seats, wide coamings and pedestal steering ensure a skippers comfort at sea and dockside.   

Once inside you are immediately taken in by the warm elegance of the full teak interior, well laid out accommodations and superior craftsmanship throughout which make the 3500 a joy to spend time on.  

This 3500 has all the features required to enhance your cruising experience: electric windlass, updated mainsail (2016), 140% Genoa (2018), Raymarine radar and plotter, Harken roller furling, Harken self tailing winches, paper charts for NS to Maine, EPIRB, (2) immersion suits and an Inflatable Achilles tender(2015) and Mercury 4hp outboard (2020) are just a few of the amenities offered with this boat.  

"Seachanger" is ready for the water and years of worry free enjoyment. The boat has a current marine survey that can be provided to qualified buyers.


Year Built 1997
Category Sail
Length Overall 35'3 ft
Beam 11'9 ft
Max Draft 6'6 ft
Cabin Headroom 6'4 ft
Construction Fiberglass
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 27 hp
Ballast 4,200 lb
Displacement 11,400 lb

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Yanmar
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 27hp
Type: Inboard

White fiberglass hull; beige fiberglass non-skid decks; blue cove stripe; blue bottom; fin keel; balanced spade rudder; bow & stern pulpit; double lifelines w/two gates; wheel steering; emergency tiller; Navy blue dodger, bimini & enclosure.


This yacht sleeps seven (7).

Manual head w/holding tank, Y-valve, overboard discharge, mascerator, sink, vanity & shower.

Galley is equipped with stainless steel sink, icebox, 12 volt refrigeration & freezer; three burner propane stove with oven, 70 gallon water capacity; hot & cold pressure water.

Interior appointments include: Airtonic diesel heating; burgundy fabric upholstery; fiberglass headliner; teak & holly cabin sole.

Engine and Electrical

Yanmar 27hp inboard freshwater cooled diesel; cruising speed 6 knots; 26 gallon fuel capacity; three bladed feathering propeller; oil/water/temp alarm; raw water filter.

The electrical system is maintained through the charging of three 12 volt batteries (glass mat-new); alternator; battery charger; 12/110 volt electrical panel; circuit breakers; polarity indicator; 110 volt shore power w/cord; lightning ground; trickle charger.

Cabin, navigation, spreader & anchor lights.

Sails and Rigging

Aluminum mast & boom; mast stepped on keel; stainless steel standing rigging; Harken roller furling; six Harken winches; six winch handles; spinnaker gear & pole; boom vang; topping lift; inclinometer; snatch blocks; sheets; flag halyard; mainsheet traveller; backstay adjuster.

Lee Mainsail (2016)
Michelle Stevens 135 Jib (2013)
Sobstad 140 Jib (2018)
Quantum #3 Jib
Quantum Storm Jib


Standard Horizon Explorer VHF
Nexus Knotmeter
Raymarine A95 Plotter with electronic charts
Raymarine Autopilot
Raymarine Quantum Radar
Nexus GPS
Two compasses (1-pedestal; 1-handheld)
AIS transponder EM-Track B100 AIS Class B
EPIRB - Satellite 2-406 ACR


Delta anchor w/chain & rode
Danforth anchor w/chain & rode
Electric windlass
Wash down pump (for anchor)
Fresh water wash wand on the swim platform
Docklines & fenders, fenderboard
Radar reflector
Life ring & life sling
Fire extinguisher
Cockpit table
Winter cover 
Clock & barometer
First aid kit
Search light
Cockpit cushions
9'6" Achilles RIB w/Mercury 4hp outboard (2020)
Liferaft (2015)

Other items include: tools, cutlery, glasses; pots & pans; safety tethers; immersion suits (2); paper charts for most of NS, Maine to Bar Harbour; orange mooring balls (3)

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, Back Cove, 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.

Listing Broker: Matt Christie