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1997 Pape Design

Halifax, Nova Scotia


Classic long distance cruising design by Alan Pape Design #236.  Hull built professionally by Metal Craft Marine of Kingston, Ontario, a professional and experienced builder of aluminum boats and completed by Aslin Boats.  The boat was launched in 1997.  The yacht has sailed Lake Ontario, the Gulf of St. Lawrence and Nova Scotia waters.  Conceived by Mr. Pape as "My own requirements of a seagoing yacht of these dimensions she has proved very satisfactory  and many have now been built"

Basic Boat Info

Price: C$89,000
Boat Name: Wabi
Make: Pape Design
Year: 1997
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Construction: Aluminum
Keel Type: Full Keel


Length: 42 ft
Length Overall: 42'3 ft
Waterline Length: 30'6 ft
Beam: 12 ft
Max Draft: 6'2 ft
Displacement: 28,000 lb
Ballast: 10,000 lb
Single Berths: 5
Double Berths: 1
Cabins Count: 3

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Yanmar
  • Model: 4JH2E
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 50hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade
  • Year: 1997
  • Engine Hours: 800


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 100 gal
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 110 gal


Heads Count: 1
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Cutter


Hugh Layton
Ocean Yacht Sales Limited


Ocean Yacht Sales Limited
Ocean Yacht Sales Limited 115 Joseph Zatzman Drive
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CA, B3B 1N3
Tel:(902) 455-5565


•  Originally designed for steel construction; re-engineered into aluminum for longevity and ease of maintenance 
•  Boat is constructed of aluminum and the highly respected Surveyor Johnathan Watson oversaw the build process
•  Aluminum hull plate 1/4" grade 5083
•  Deck plate 3/16" Grade 5083
•  Frame 1/4" x 4" Grade 6061
•  Longitudinals 2" x 2" Grade 6061
•  Keel wall 3/18"
•  Keel plate 34"
•  Painted dark blue with white waterline
•  Full keel with attached rudder
•  Aluminum deck painted white
•  Hull insulated above the waterline
•  Stanchions, gates & pulpits
•  Six hatches, four opening ports, three fixed ports
•  Whitlock wheel steering with emergency tiller
•  Anchor Roller


•  Functional layout sleeping seven in three cabins
•  Vee Berth forward
•  Head next aft to port with vanity, sink and shower
•  Hanging locker to starboard
•  Main cabin has L-shaped settee to port,  straight settee to starboard
•  Folding leaf table, enclosed storage outboard
•  Galley aft to port with stainless steel sink, cold pressure water
•  540 litre water capacity
•  Top loading ice box with 12 volt refrigeration under nav table
•  Force 10 propane three burner stove/oven
•  Navigation area starboard
•  Passageway to aft cabin on starboard
•  Aft cabin includes one double berth and one single berth plus vanity with sink
•  Brazilian cherry cabin sole
•  Green fabric cushions
•  Mahogany joinery
•  Force 10 propane cabin heater

Engine & Electrical

•  Yanmar 50 HP diesel engine, fresh water cooled - Model 4JH2E
•  Vetus Bull Flex Coupler
•  Stainless steel shaft, 3 bladed feathering J-Prop propeller
•  Integral fuel tank - capacity 100 gallon, 450 liters,
•  Approximate 800 hours on July 25, 2017

•  110 volt/12 volt electrical system with 3 - 12-volt batteries charged via alternator on engine or by battery charger from 110-volt shore power system
•  Inverter
•  40 Amp battery charger
•  Shore power cord
•  Cabin, navigation, and docking lights
•  Rutland wind generator
•  Master Volt Isolation transformer

Sails & Rigging

•   Cutter rig, deck stepped, alloy silver anodized Isomat spars
•  1" x 19" stainless steel wire standing rigging with Stalock turnbuckles
•  Dacron and wire running rigging
•  Staysail boom and removable inner forestay
•  Slab reefing
•  Furlex furling forestay
•  6 - Enkes ST winches; 1 Lewmar
•  Fico mainsheet traveler, Garhauer rigid boom vang, Spinlock rope clutches
•  Harken backstay adjuster, winch handles, Garhauer and Ronstan blocks and tracks
•  Easymatic mainsheet system, Dutchman boom brake
•  Doyle Mainsailwith Stack Pack new in 2013
•  Doyle 120% Genoa New in 2014
•  Doyle Staysail new in 2002
•  HMP Asymmetric spinnaker with sock new in 2002
•  Tides Marine sail track (new 2016)

Navigation Equipment

•  Standard Horizon VHF/AIS receiver/GPS (2014) External AIS transmitter (2016)
•  Robertson below deck autopilot
•  Simrad knot meter and depth sounder
•  Standard Horizon GPS Plotter (2013)
•  Simrad radar
•  Ritchie compass on pedestal


•  Dodger new 2016
•  4 man ISO 9650 hard pack life raft new 2016
•  Custom mast pulpit new 2017
•  Muir electric windlass with dual switches
•  #44 CQR type anchor with 250' of chain
•  #44 Bruce type anchor with 50' of chain and 200' rode
•  Electric and manual high capacity bilge pumps
•  Dock lines and fenders
•  Cockpit table
•  BBQ
•  Radar reflector
•  Voyager wind vane self-steering system

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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