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Price: $34,900
Brand: Nonsuch
Type: Sailboat
Year: 1986
Length: 30 ft.
Name: Oxsted Circus
Location: Buffalo, NY


Price Reduced

1986 Nonsuch 30 Ultra
Price $34,900
Oxsted Circus

Brokers Notes:
The Nonsuch 30 design offers as much interior space as a 30 footer can carry and still perform well... AND (thanks to the free-standing cat/wishbone rig) she's easy to handle. With one sail, one halyard, one sheet, and two winches, the Nonsuch 30 is the ultimate in uncomplicated sailing. The boat was introduced in 1978 as the first offering of Hinterhoeller Yachts of St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada and it remained in production until 1994. The design is from the board of Mark Ellis. It is unique in that it combines the distinctive shear, highly cambered roach roof and nearly plumb bow and stem of a Cape Cod styled catboat with a moderate-aspect-ratio fin keel, low wetted surface and a partially balanced spade rudder below the waterline. The Nonsuch carries its 11'-10" beam out well towards the ends, as is typical of catboats. This results in interior volume and allows for accommodations that are spacious.

Hull Type: Fin w/spade rudder
Rig Type: Cat (unstayed)
LOA: 30’4”
LWL: 28’ 8”
Beam: 11’10”
SA: 540 sq/ft
Draft: 5’ 0”
Displacement: 10500 lbs.
Ballast: 4500 lbs.
Designer: Mark Ellis Design/Gordon Fisher
Builder: Hinterhoeller Yachts Ltd. (CAN)
Water: 86 gals.
Fuel: 30 gals.
Mast Height from DWL: 53’ 0”

Main, 540 sq/ft
Cruising Spinnaker

Contrasting cabin coaming and sides (coaming and topsides repainted in 2003)
Martec folding propeller
Propane fume detector w/remote sensors (replaced with new unit in 2003)
Propane cabin heater
Upgraded Winches: Barient 21C Self tailing on main halyard and mainsheet
Barient 10 PC Self tailing on starboard lines

Contact Dave Regnet at RCR Yachts 419-202-0201,

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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Tim Finkle - Sales & Marketing Manager

Youngstown, NY


Phone: 860-917-5416

Tim joined RCR Yachts in February 2014.  He grew up in Youngstown, learning to sail in the Youngstown YC Jr. Sailing program.  After leaving the area to attend Connecticut College and then work in New York City for 8 years, he decided to move home and follow his passion for boating.  He actively races his J/70 “Junior” all over the country and locally as a member of the Youngstown Yacht Club.  He is the co-chair of the CanAm Challenge that hosts a one-design regatta each July at YYC.  Tim is working in all areas of the business, but has focused mostly on Sales, Marketing and various company projects. He works out of the Youngstown and Buffalo offices and lives in Lewiston with his wife Aly and kids Cole & Louise.