1981 Fisher

Motor Sailor

$260,000 CAD

Ponta Delgada , 20 , PT

This custom built 1981 steel Fisher 46 ketch rigged motor sailor has a spacious main salon amidships with galley aft of the salon. Forward cabin has twin berths with a private head and shower. Aft is double berth cabin with private head and shower. The vessel went through a major refit from 2009 -2011 which included a full sand blast of the hull with cold tar epoxy coating on the interior and six layers of two part epoxy paint on the exterior. The mechanical and electrical systems were thoroughly inspected and updated as required. New sails, new furling system, new electronics and rigging were all added during the refit. The classic style of this well maintained Fisher will turn heads from Newfoundland to the Caribbean and all points in between


Category sail
Condition Used
Model Year 1981
Make Fisher
Model Motor Sailor
Engine Type Inboard
Class Ketch
Boat Name Fisher Motor Sailor
Location Ponta Delgada, 20 PT
Hull Material Steel


Length Overall 46'
Beam 14' 6"
Keel Full Keel
Displacement Type Dry Load
Dry Weight 48,000 lbs


Fuel Tanks

Quantity 3
Material Stainless Steel
Capacity 1,000 GAL

Water Tanks

Quantity 1
Material Stainless Steel
Capacity 60 GAL

Holding Tanks

Holding Tanks 1
Material Aluminum
Capacity 200 GAL

Other Information

Designer Davis & Webb Engineering Ltd


Rope Cutter Installed yes
Bow Thruster Yes


  • Engine 1

  • Make Gardiner
  • Year 1981
  • Drive Direct Drive
  • Engine Type Inboard
  • Power 127 hp
  • Fuel Diesel
  • Hours 4703
  • Location Center
  • Propeller 3 Blade, Bronze


  • Generator 1


  • Generator Incl.


Maximum Number of Passengers 6


  • In the galley, there is a 3 burner stove with oven, a Panasonic microwave oven, 2 fridges with subzero freezer. There is also a hot water heater.
  • Hot water radiation 
  • In the main salon, there is a double berth once the table is down, and settee berth.
  • Aft cabin has a double berth, and two single berth in the fwd cabin.
  • There 3 hatches for ventilation, and the floor material is composed of teak and holly
  • No frills Series  water maker 450 - 800 gallons per day 


Exterior Equipment Details

  • 4 large fenders
  • Primary winches for headsail: 2 Harken 48 self tailing/2 Harken self tailing.
  • Secondary winches: 2 Lewmar 30
  • Winch handles:4
  • Electric windless: Francis Marine 1000 electric.
  • Anchor roller: Delta Plough
  • Primary Anchor: Danforth
  • Aluminium Mast
  • Standing Rigging: wire
  • Jack Stands and blocks


Electrical Circuit 12 Volts


Radar Furuno
Auto Pilot Furuno

AIWA Radio


  • Ring Buoy
  • 4 Inflatable PDF, 4 Regular PDF
  • Emergency Tiller, Boat Hook, Air Horne
  • 4 Immersion Suits
  • Life raft: Platismo 6 persons offshore
  • Inflatable Dinghy: West Marine 12' 2'
  • Outboard engine:  2014 Mercury, 4 strokes, 3.5 H.P. 
Listing Broker: Jim Miller

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.