1993 Caroff 47

$150,000 CAD

Lewisporte , NL , CA

Ready for your next polar expedition "Arctic Tern" I is a tried and true boat ready for the sea. The yacht is designed by Caroff and built in steel. She has robust fittings and systems . The lifting keel brings her draft down to 3'11" There was an extensive refit in 2010 where she was surveyed, insured and confirmed to be compliant with Canadian regulations. The engine was recently replaced. The listing agent recently went through the boat in Newfoundland. Call or email us to fully understand this fine yacht.


Category sail
Condition Used
Model Year 1993
Make Caroff 47
Engine Type Inboard
Class Cruiser
Boat Name Artic Tern I
Location Lewisporte, NL CA
Hull Material Steel


Length Overall 46' 11"
Beam 15' 5"
Max Draft 11' 1"
Keel Lifting Keel
Dry Weight 41,006 lbs



  • Engine 1

  • Make Yanmar
  • Model 4JH4-HTE
  • Drive Direct Drive
  • Engine Type Inboard
  • Power 87 hp
  • Fuel Diesel
  • Propeller 3 Blade



  • Make: Vetus 75 kgf. - new in 2012
  • Grill on both sides to prevent ice from entering tube
  • New control panel installed at helm in 2014


  • Diesel: 2 tanks (approx 200L ea.) plus 8 x 20L plastic gerry containers (160L). Total capacity approximately 560L. (approx. motoring range: 186 hours, or 900 odd miles at 5kts).
  • Twin RACOR 900FH series filters from diesel tanks.
  • Petrol: 1 x outboard fuel can, 2 x 20L plastic gerry containers (total capacity 60L).
  • Propane: 4 x 9kg steel cylinders.




  • Dickinson Lofoten diesel heater & stove top. 60L fuel tank.
  • Dickinson Radex 2, fan heater for forward cabin, connected to engine cooling circuit both new in 2012.


  • Mobicool 12V cooler, 24 litres.


  • Forward: 4 single bunks.
  • Mid-ships: 1 single bunk.
  • Aft: 1 double cabin.
  • Mattresses on all bunks.


  • Cooker: 2 burner gimballed propane stove with oven.
  • Utensils: Full assortment, including cutlery for 10 people.


  • Toilet: Jabsco manual toilet.
  • Shower: Cold freshwater supply only



  • Freshwater: 3 tanks (180L+160L+90L) plus 5 x 20L plastic gerry containers. Total capacity: 530L Jabsco water pumps supply galley and head.
  • Seawater: Foot-pump to galley.
  • Blackwater: 160L holding tank with Jabsco self priming macerator pump, deck pump out and direct overboard discharge options.
  • Greywater: Rule, rule-a-matic plus shower sump.
  • Level detectors: Xintex LLM-2 (two tank level detector). To be installed


Exterior Equipment Details


  • Kayak: Wilderness Systems Tsunami 120, with paddle, skirt and buoyancy aid.
  • BBQ: Stainless steel, propane one burner.
  • Propane camping stove, one burner.
  • Climbing harness.
  • Selection of fishing gear.
  • 4 x large tarpaulins.
  • Rope and rung style swim ladder.
  • Steel dive bottle.
  • 2 x freshwater hoses.
  • Canvas bimini
  • Portable Jabsco vane pump suitable for fuel transfer.
  • Comprehensive selection of power and hand tools.



  • Chart plotter / vhf: Standard Horizon CPV550. *new in 2012.
  • C-Map charts: Great Lakes incl. Canadian northeast coast and approaches, Canadian Arctic north and east, Greenland & Iceland.
  • Radar: Raytheon Pathfinder SL70.
  • GPS: Furuno GPS Navigator.
  • Handheld GPS: 1 x Garmin GPS Map 62, 1 x Garmin Oregon 2000.
  • AIS: em-trak B100, class B transmitter and receiver with antenna splitter.
  • Autopilots:
  • Raymarine SmartPilot ST60002.
  • Windpilot, Pacific servopendulum.
  • Wind, depth, temp, log instruments: Autohelm Tridata ST50 (note: wind and depth not operating).
  • Lowrance Elite 4 back-up depth sounder.
  • HawkEye H22PX handheld depth sounder.


  • Satellite: Iridium Pilot (*new in 2012); Handheld Iridium model 9555.
  • Fixed vhf: Standard Horizon CPV550 (as above).
  • Handheld vhf: 4 x ICOM IC-M24 waterproof.
  • SPOT Satellite GPS messenger.
  • AC Power: 110V & 220V.
  • DC Power: 12V.
  • Battery monitor: Blue Sea Systems voltmeter.
  • Solar panels: 1m2.
  • 1 x Hitachi 12V, 65amp (charges start battery).
  • 1 x Mastervolt 12V/130amp (charges house batteries).
  • Mastervolt, Model: 12/80-2, Input: 230 or 120V, Output: 12V, 80amp.
  • 1 x Mastervolt, Model: 12/1200, 1200 watt, Input: 12V, Output: 230V.
  • 2 x Eliminator, 400 watt, Input 12V, Output 120V.

  • Shore power plug, North American, 30A 125V.
  • 2 x 110V power extension cables.


  • PFD’s: 7 x Mustang hydrostatic, Model: MD3154, with lanyards. *new in 2009 and 2012.
  • Liferaft: 1 x Transocean, Class 2, 10 person. Inspection due 2015
  • 2 x life rings.
  • 1 x throw line.
  • 2 x MOB buoys.
  • 3 x deck knives.
  • EPIRB’s: 2 x ACR 406 MHz, Model RLB-38.
  • 6 x ABC multipurpose dry powder fire extinguishers.
  • Comprehensive first aid kit plus smaller shore kit.
  • Propane detector / valve: Xintex S-1A.
  • Combination smoke & carbon monoxide detector.
  • Bilge pumps: 2 x electric 12V rule pumps, 1 x manual diaphragm pump.
  • Emergency tiller


  • Immersion suits: 7 x Mustang Ice Commander, IC9001. *new in 2009.
  • 7 x high visibility foul weather jackets.
Zodiac, 3.1m.
Outboard: Yamaha F15AMH, 15hp, 4 stroke, short shaft.
Grapnel anchor.
4 x oars.
2x foot pumps.
Manual bilge pump.
Shore survival kit (including tent, sleeping bags, first aid, flares).
Spares: propeller, fuel line, filters, spark plugs, repair kit.
  • Zodiac, 3.1m.
  • Outboard: Yamaha F15AMH, 15hp, 4 stroke, short shaft.
  • Grapnel anchor.
  • 4 x oars.
  • 2x foot pumps.
  • Manual bilge pump.
  • Shore survival kit (including tent, sleeping bags, first aid, flares).
  • Spares: propeller, fuel line, filters, spark plugs, repair kit.

Sails & Rigging

Sail Details

  • Main (3 slab reefs).
  • Genoa (furling).
  • Staysail (hank on).
  • Storm jib (hank on).


Rigging Details


  • 2 x Anderson ST66 (Genoa sheets)
  • 1 x Anderson ST40 (furling line)
  • 2 x Anderson ST46
  • Spinlock XTS jammers (main sheet, keel, traveller, storm jib)
  • 2 x Anderson ST46 mast winches (halyards)
  • 1 x Anderson ST40 mast winch (reefing line).
  • 5 x winch handles (3 floating).
  • Selection of pulleys (mainly Harken), shackles and general deck hardware.
  • Goiot hatches


  • Lofrans 12V. Model: Tigres.


  • 33kg Rocna Anchor with 123m of 3/8 Grade 43 high test chain
  • 20kg CQR anchor with 110m of 3/8 BBB chain.
  • Spare Danforth anchor


  • Full assortment of mooring lines, fenders, spare rope and lines.
  • Shore lines: 3 x 100m, 30mm three strand polypropylene line.
Listing Broker: Mike Carey

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.