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1987 Nonsuch 30'


$ 39,900

ANNIE'S SONG is a Nonsuch 30' 30 Ultra listed for sale with United Yacht Broker John Peterson. John can be reached at 1-910-546-5760 to answer any questions you may have on this boat. United Yacht Sales is a professional brokerage firm that has experience listing and selling all types of Cruiser-Racer and similar boats. With over 165 yacht brokers worldwide, we have the largest network of boat buyers and sellers in the industry.

1987 Nonsuch Ultra 30 ANNIE'S SONG

The Nonsuch 30 was the idea of Canadian yachtsman Gordon Fisher. He and yacht designer Mark Ellis approached George Hinterhoeller to build this unique cruising catboat. Introduced in 1978, it gained wide acceptance in Canada and was soon popularized in the United States. Production ceased in 1994, with more than 500 hulls produced.

Ellis modified the traditional catboat hull, giving it a finer entry and carrying the maximum beam farther aft. Underwater, the fin keel and partially balanced spade rudder largely eliminate the considerable weather helm common to most catboats. And while the plumb bow and stern, distinctive sheer and highly cambered coach roof also characterize the Nonsuch 30, its most prominent feature is the tall, tapered, unstayed mast with a wishbone boom.

"ANNIE'S SONG" has been cared for by her meticulous owner and it shows. With lots of upgrades and refinements, she is a great boat and ready to sail now.


  • Price USD:$ 39,900
  • Builder:


  • Model:

    30 Ultra

  • Location:

    New Bern, North Carolina, United States

  • Type:

    Sail Yacht

  • LOA: 30 ft 4 in
  • Display Length: 30 ft
  • Beam: 11' 10"
  • Yacht Category


  • Water Capacity: 86 gals
  • Fuel Capacity: 30 gals
  • Engine Details: Yanmar 3YM30
  • Engine 1: 2009 550.00 HRS 29.00 HP
  • Engine Fuel: Diesel

Enter the side decks through the port or starboard boarding gates and onto the wide side decks. Safety is ensured with high stainless steel stanchions and life line along with Teak cabin top hand rails for stability and easy and complete walk around side decks. The cockpit is large with port and starboard seating, with closed foam cushions, and a folding wood table forward of the pedestal. All instrumentation and electronics are within easy reach.

Centered and forward through double louvered doors is the companionway to the main cabin. Down a few steps you enter the cabin. Behind the steps is access to the engine compartment. Immediately to port is the aft facing navigation station with a desk and electrical panels. Further forward to port is a long settee with extension under the navigation station for use as a berth. Outboard is storage and under the berth is more storage. Along the starboard side is an L-Shaped settee which converts to a double berth. Centered is a large table with leaf extensions. Aft of the settee are two large storage lockers and outboard is more storage. Forward and to port is the L-Shaped galley with excellent food prep and storage. The refrigeration is in the counter. Across from the galley to starboard is entry into the large head compartment. The head features a separate shower stall and a vanity with to storage.

All the way forward is the stateroom with a privacy door to the main cabin. Just past the door entry to starboard is direct private access into the head compartment. The Pullman berth is situated along the port side with storage drawers beneath. Across and to starboard is a mirrored vanity and storage lockers. Forward is access into the anchor locker and additional storage.

The interior sole is Teak and Holly and the fabrics are green Sunbrella. All the interior woodwork is in excellent condition.

The galley in located along the forward port section of the main cabin and offers excellent food storage and preparation space that will please the onboard chef.

  • Formica countertops with fiddle
  • Single stainless steel sink with faucet and foot pump
  • Whale water filtration system and faucet at galley sink
  • (2) Burner Hillerange stainless steel gimbaled stove top and oven
  • Propane control and tank solenoid
  • Xintex S-1 propane fume detector
  • Princess Classic Collection II microwave oven
  • Adler Barbour 12-volt cold plate refrigeration in the counter of galley
  • Paloma Propane instant hot water heater in galley

Main electrical panel is located at that navigation station.

  • 12-Volt DC and 120-Volt AC power
  • Power distribution panels with circuit breakers and DC amp and volt meters
  • (3) Amp shore power cord
  • ProNautic 12-40 40 amp battery charger
  • Quad Cycle Battery Monitor with amp and amp hour display
  • Xantrex Freedom Marine M1500 1500 watt inverter with control at navigation station
  • AGM batteries for house bank and engine starting, new in 2019
  • CO2 and smoke detector
  • 12-Volt fans
  • GFI protected receptacles
  • Ritchie Powerdamp compass
  • Raymarine Axiom touch screen chart plotter display
  • Raymarine ST-60 wind indicator
  • Raymarine ST-6000+ autopilot
  • Furuno 1623 radar display
  • ICOM M-402 VHF radio with DSC at navigation station with RAM helm microphone
  • Data Marine speed and distance display
  • Data Marine depth display

Engine room access is through a hatch under the companionway with additional access through the cockpit lazarettes.

  • Yanmar 3YM30 diesel engine, fresh water cooled with less than 600 hours, new in 2005
  • Kanzaki V-drive transmission, 2.61 to 1 ratio
  • Yanmar engine panel in cockpit with RPM, water temp, and oil pressure gauges, and alarms
  • Stainless steel shaft with packing gland
  • Edson pedestal with stainless steel destroyer leather wrapped steering wheel
  • Dual lever stainless steel throttle and transmission controls
  • Stainless steel bow pulpit with double stainless steel rollers
  • Plow anchor with chain and rope rode
  • Spare anchor on deck
  • Manual windlass
  • Stainless steel stanchions with single coated life line
  • Port and starboard boarding gates
  • Stern boarding gate
  • Bow and stern stainless steel rails and stanchions
  • Green Sunbrella bimini and dodger, new 2020
  • Green Sunbrella helm and hatch covers, new 2020
  • Green Sunbrella winch covers, new 2020
  • Green Sunbrella teak hand rail covers, new 2020
  • Teak cabin top handrails and teak cabin top trim, new 2020
  • Cockpit seating with closed foam cushions
  • Folding teak cockpit table
  • Cockpit shower and anchor washdown
  • New bottom paint 2019
  • All exterior hatches removed and sent to factory, new lens and gaskets
  • All exterior bright work renewed 2019
  • Emergency cockpit bilge pump
  • Folding teak and stainless steel swim ladder on stern
  • Aluminum toerails and cleats
  • Life Sling holder on stern

The sail is handled from the safety of the large cockpit. Running rigging consists of a main halyard, a mainsheet, and a choker line, which controls the fullness or flatness of the sail by adjusting the fore-and-aft position of the wishbone boom. The mast tends to bend to leeward when the wind freshens, which spills the wind from the sail and keeps the boat from being overpowered. Along with the wide beam and a 39-percent ballast-to-displacement ratio, this makes for a stable and forgiving boat.

  • Aluminum free standing keel stepped spar with aluminum "wishbone" type boom
  • New Quantum main sail with battens and two reefs being installed May 2020
  • New Tuff track sail system for sail and track May 2020
  • Lazy bag with all new stitching and zipper April 2020
  • Barient #17 self tailing winch on starboard cabin top in cockpit
  • Harken Unipower 900 self tailing primary on port cabin top
  • Barient #22 in starboard cockpit
  • Spinlock rope clutches
  • (7) Overhead hatches with screens
  • Opening ports with screens

Beautiful maintained Cat rigged Nonsuch that shows extremely well and ready for her new adventures. Easy to see in the water in New Bern, NC.

  • Owner's Personal Property and Tools

Engine hours are as of the date of the original listing and are a representation of what the listing broker is told by the owner and/or actual reading of the engine hour meters. The broker cannot guarantee the true hours. It is the responsibility of the purchaser and/or his agent to verify engine hours, warranties implied or otherwise and major overhauls as well as all other representations noted on the listing brochure.

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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