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Price: $49,900
Brand: Nonsuch
Type: Sailboat
Year: 1987
Length: 30 ft.
Name: Williwaw
Location: Buffalo, NY


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You will be hard-pressed to find a better-maintained freshwater-only Nonsuch 30 Ultra. She has always had the utmost in care, upgrades and improvements and her owners' attention to detail is exceptionally evident the moment you step on board.

With its large, wide and secure cockpit, the Nonsuch 30 is ideal for day sailing with friends, family and children. Its simple sail plan and single sheet makes “crew-less” sailing a breeze. Its fin keel and spade rudder make it highly maneuverable in an anchorage. The large, open cabin of the Ultra version provides spacious and comfortable accommodations for extended cruising. With hot water, air conditioning and refrigeration, Williwaw provides the necessary amenities for enjoyable summer weekends and vacations on board.

The Nonsuch cat-rigged sailboat is uniquely Canadian, inspired by Gordon Fisher, designed by Mark Ellis, built by Hinterhoeller and named after the famous Nonsuch, a 50-foot square rigged ketch that successfully sailed into the Canadian Arctic in 1668, clearing the way for the creation of the Hudson's Bay Company two years later.

The Ultra model added a unique dimension to the Nonsuch line and modern-day sailing by adding the comfort of a more traditional interior, while still maintaining the competitive sailing advantages specific to the Cat-rigged design. The long waterline permits higher pointing ability than one sail would normally allow, while allowing the convenience of tacking by a turn of the wheel giving the racer in you an advantage. The fin keel and spade rudder also do away with the windward helm characteristic of some Cape Cod catboats.

With a free-standing mast situated at the bow, the interior volume of a Nonsuch is 20% to 30% larger when compared to other 30 ft. sailboats. "Williwaw" has been updated, upgraded, and meticulously maintained since she was first splashed in 1987.

She will sleep 5 and features a separate forward stateroom with a full-sized double bunk to port. A full-length hanging locker, vanity and ample storage area, including drawers and shelves, are incorporated in this stateroom. The head is forward and to starboard and has a separate shower stall with seat. The galley is located on the portside approximately amidships and is L-shaped. The main salon sleeps three; two on the starboard settee with an extension over the convertible dining table, and one on the port settee. The richness of the interior is accented with a teak and holly sole yet remains airy with a total of 7 opening ports and four overhead hatches that are all equipped with screens.

With her 5 foot draft, well-maintained engine and electrical self-sufficiency, this Nonsuch 30 Ultra is ideal for cruising anywhere as a reliable, yet simple design. It is under a new full winter cover and available to be seen at anytime. Located at our marina in Buffalo, NY

Contact RCR Yachts Listing broker: Rick Lenard, CPYB, 716-472-4702

LOA: 30 ft 4 in
Beam: 11 ft 11 in
Draft: 5 foot
Displacement: 10500 lbs
Bridge Clearance: 53 ft 0 in
Headroom: 6 ft 3 in

Total Power: 27 HP
Engine Brand: Westerbeke
Engine Model: 27A
Engine Type: Inboard
Engine/Fuel Type: Diesel
Engine Hours: (approx) 1175
Propeller: 3 blade feathering propeller w/spare 2 blade
Engine Power: 27 HP

Fresh Water Tanks: 86 Gallons (2 tanks)
Fuel Tanks: 30 Gallons
Holding Tanks: 25 Gallons

The forward mast opens up the interior to living space usually found on much larger boats.
6’3” standing Headroom
Large Double Pullman Berth forward
Large hanging Locker to Starboard
Vanity w/Mirror & storage to Starboard
Large Salon w/Galley to Port
2 Burner Propane Stove
Instant Hot Water at Galley Sink
Microwave oven
Sea Frost refrigeration/freezer
Head is to Starboard opposite Galley with separate Shower Stall
L-shape Salon Settee on Starboard converts to Double Berth
Long Single Settee on Port
Blue pin dot Upholstery
Barn door companionway hatches
New Salon cushions 2014
8-Opening Ports w/screens
4-Opening Hatches w/Screens
Custom cockpit cushions
Chrome Dorade vent
Lockers and storage areas throughout the salon

Raymarine ST 60 Knot meter
Raymarine ST 60 Depth sounder
Raymarine ST 60 Wind/speed/direction
Raymarine Wheel Pilot (2014)
Garmin 7405 Touch Screen Chart plotter GPS at helm
RAM Helm Mic
Maxwell Electric Halyard Winch on cabin top
Simson-Lawrence Electric windlass w/foot controls
Poly Planor AM/FM/CD stereo
Mermaid Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning 12,000BTU ducted with teak vents
Amplified TV antenna
Wireless WiFi antenna-booster
TRU-CHARGE 40amp battery charger
110V shorepower w/cord
Propane catalytic heater (not used by current owner)
On Demand Propane Hot Water
Microwave oven
LED Nav lights
LED Anchor light
Ritchie Globemaster SP-5C Binnacle mount compass
Rule-electric Bilge Pump
3-Batteries, 1 Engine, 2-house

White Hull with blue stripes
Un-Stayed Mast with Wish-Bone Boom
Sunbrella Blue Dodger and full enclosure; sunscreens for dodger/rear enclosure panels
Epoxy barrier coating on bottom w/VC-17 bottom paint
Lewmar ST 40 self-tailing electric main halyard winch
Spinlock STX clutches for control lines lead to cockpit
Double Anchor Roller on Bow
40 lb. CQR Plow Anchor with 20’chain/200’-5/8 nylon rode Chain to Anchor swivel
25# Danforth anchor back up
Blocks replaced 2003 for entire boat
New running rigging: main sheet and low-stretch halyard new in 2018
Extended Bow Pulpit with seat
Anchor washdown pump and hose at bow
Teak Folding Cockpit Table-HIGH GLOSS VARNISH
Teak drink holder at helm
Dinghy Davits-Cast Aluminum
Custom S/S Swim Platform made of poly-Starboard with telescoping Ladder
Cockpit Cushions-closed cell foam
Dripless Shaft Seal
4- 8x20 Big B Fenders
Many dock lines

2-10 Rolly Tasker Offshore Main Sail with 7 oz Challenge sailcloth
Lazy Bag cover-Blue Sunbrella
Dodger. Bimini & Connector in Blue Sunbrella
Full cockpit enclosure with screens
New Strataglass

All ships papers and manuals
Boat hook
Manual bilge pump
USCG safety gear
Steel Cradle
Fully fitted winter storage cover with back door entry (Genco new 2017)

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.

Contact your RCR Broker for more details

Rick Lenard, CPYB - Sales & Brokerage

Buffalo, NY


Phone: 716-856-6314

After a long career in the fine jewelry business, Rick came to RCR in 2003 with a lifetime affection for boats and people. A native of WNY, he has owned a variety of crafts over the years and has successfully raced them all. He has also chartered numerous times all over the US & Caribbean. Rick is a CPYB and a 4 time winner of Beneteau’s prestigious Top Gun contest for sales excellence and is a two time Commodore of the Buffalo Harbor Sailing Club Also, only recipient of the BHSC Trident award for over 35 years of service to the club. Rick resides in Williamsville, NY with his wife Terry and 3 Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Louie, Barney & Cosmo.