1982 Lee Coolidge


$55,000 CAD

Upper Lehave , NS

New Price!

Tillicum 1 is a stays’l schooner, registered Victoria B.C. and is in her prime!  She was designed by Lee Coolidge and built in Anacortes, Washington in 1982 by Kenneth Powell. 

She is finely detailed inside and out, (10 types of wood total), built of Western Douglas Fir planking (carvel planked on 2x2 steamed oak frames), deck and foremast. She has been updated with hollow masts, the main being Sitka Spruce and oversize standing SS standing rigging. Last survey was June 2020, passed with flying colors.

She has competed in the San Francisco schooner race in 2009 to a third finish in a fleet of 8. She won first place in the Gloucester schooner race, small vessel division and best overall time of 14 boats. Other notable finishes include ; Mayors cup in Gloucester Massachucetts, 1st place Betty Ramsey trophy, NSSA races, 1st place Edward Murphy Cup, NSSA races 1st place Morris Tea Tray, NSSA races 1st place Founders trophy.  She has also been a feature vessel in the Anacortes wooden boat festival.

As a cruising boat, she has completed a transit of west coast to east coast of Canada leaving Vancouver June 2009 cruising the West coast, visiting 10 countries, transiting the Panama Canal and arriving in New York City in July of 2011. In thesummer of 2013 she completed the return to Canada arriving in Yarmouth and travelling up to Lunenburg. Overall distance travelled in excess of 11,000 miles.

The boat has ALL the desired cruising equipment to insure comfortable long range cruising including a 44hp Yanmar engine, Frig-o-boat refrigeration and Village Marine water maker. A large sail inventory of 6 sails includes 2 gollywobblers.


  • Category sail
  • Condition Used
  • Model Year 1982
  • Make Lee Coolidge
  • Model Schooner
  • Engine Type Inboard
  • Class Pilothouse, Schooner
  • Boat Name Tillicum 1
  • Location Upper Lehave, NS CA
  • Hull Material Wood


  • Overall Length 50'
  • Beam 12'
  • Max Draft 6'
  • Keel Full Keel
  • Displacement 25,737 lbs


  • Fuel Tanks

  • Quantity 1
  • Capacity 80 gal
  • Water Tanks

  • Quantity 2
  • Material Stainless Steel
  • Capacity 70 gal
  • Holding Tanks

  • Holding Tanks 1
  • Capacity 20 gal


  • Engine 1

  • Make Yanmar
  • Model 4JHE
  • Engine Type Inboard
  • Power 44 hp
  • Fuel Diesel
  • Hours 2933.6
  • Location Center
  • Propeller 3 Blade, Folding


Raw Water cooled

New 2020 ZF 30 M transmission


  • Number of Cabins 2
  • Number of Double Berths 2
  • Number of Heads 1
  • Cabin Headroom 6'

Additional Features

  • Manual Head
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Propane Stove
  • Oven
  • Propane Oven
  • Galley
  • Galley Table
  • Shower
  • Fresh Water Pump


Diesel Heat


Type of Windlass Horizontal
Anchor 45lb CQR, 45lb Bruce, 2 spare anchors

Exterior Features

  • Bimini
  • Jack Stand
  • Anchor Roller

Exterior Equipment Details

Bronze Stanchions

Douglas Fir Bowsprit

Wire to chain bobstay

Iron wood Samson post

Two Deck Boxes

Bronze Anchor roller

45 lb CQR Anchor w 140' chain

45 lb Bruce Anchor with 30' chain and 200' rope


  • Electrical Circuit 120 Volts
  • Shore Power Yes


Radar Furuno
Plotter Furuno GPS Navigator CP-70, Garmin GPSmap 76CSx, Gamin GPSmap 76S
Compass Suunto
Depth Sounder SI-Tex digital sounder
VHF Standard Horizon
Auto Pilot Raytheon ST4000
Stereo System Sony Stereo system

Electronic Details

200 W inverter

Single side band radio: SGC Power Talk HF SSB transceiver


Fire Extinguisher 1 x 5lb, 1 x2.5lb, 1 x small kitchen extinguisher.
  • Re-Boarding Ladder
  • Gas Fume Detector
  • Search Light
  • Electric Bilge Pump
  • Flare Gun

Safety Details

Ship's Bell

Manual blow horn

Xintex S-2 Fume sniffer 

Manual Bilge Pump

1100gph automatic bilge pump on float switch


Sail Details

One (1) UK mainsail.
One (1) UK staysail.
One (1) Friday Harbor Sailloft inner jib.
One (1) UK fore jib.
One (1) nylon fisherman.
One (1) nylon gollywobbler.
One (1) UK Dacron gollywobbler.


Mast Material wood

Rigging Features

  • Wire Rigging

Rigging Details

Main mast Sitka Spruce

Fore Mast Douglas Fir

Mainsail track mounted on both masts with track mounted on aft of fore mast for gollywobbler

Barient 10 on fore mast.
Barlow 16 on main mast.
Barlow 16 on aft boom.
Barlow 16 on forward cabin to port and starboard.
Barient 24 self-tailing on winch drums by cockpit to port and starboard.

Listing Broker: Mike Carey
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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.


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