- Year: 2020
- Length: 37 ft
- Price (USD): $287,639
- Located in Sidney, BC CA
- Hull Material: Wood
- Engine/Fuel Type: diesel
- YW# 4044184
37' GARTSIDE PILOTHOUSE
World Famous Paul Gartside 37 Pilothouse
As Featured In:
Wood Boat Magazine (Nov. 2021)
Water Craft Magazine (Nov. 2022)
It is rare to come across a vessel that simply takes your breath away -- Custom Yacht Sales is privileged to present such a fine offering. ”Rain Bear” is design #108 from the desk of Paul Gartside, a highly respected Naval Architect known for his creative and stunning designs. "RAIN BEAR" was launched in 2020, being the culmination 20 years of fastidious work by the talented builders. The workmanship is second to none and materials selected are of the finest quality. Paul Gartside has drawn several of these ideal West Coast Pilothouses and describes them as a husky vessel ideal for "comfortable coastal cruising that is hard to beat. The large wheelhouse, inside steering, and diesel heaters make travelling easy and enjoyable even when the weather is wet and cold." Be sure to check out the 3D Tour by clicking on the link provided at the end of this listing.
Rain Bear's replacement cost would be well in excess of $1.2M . Material costs alone would be close to her newly reduced price. This is truly an amazing opportunity for those who appreciate the fine art of wooden boats.
OFFERED AT $395,000 CAD, THERE IS NO BETTER VALUE FOR A VESSEL OF THIS CALIBRE.
Viewing by appointment please.
Make: Custom Builder: Custom Designer: Paul Gartside
Length Overall: 37.50 ft Max Draft: 5.50 ft Displacement:28.00 lb 28.00 Ballast Weight: 9.00 lb Beam: 12.00 ft
Total Power: 50|horsepower Engine Brand: Perkins Year Built: 0 Engine Model: 4-108 Engine Type: Inboard Engine/Fuel Type: diesel Engine Hours: 15 Engine Power: 50|horsepower
Fresh Water Tanks: 1 (1400 Gallons) Fuel Tanks: 1 (400 Gallons)
For the purist, to see the fruition of this stunning Paul Gartside design ”Rain Bear” harkens to words written by Bill Garden: “A boat’s importance as an escape from reality, as a change of pace, as a time for reflection, and as an art form gives it worth or value. In forming a small yacht, we achieve an entity that is almost completely within the imagination, manual dexterity, and technical ability of one man. One man can select and cut the timber, form the model, set up the molds, frame, plank, work up the spars, and finally slide her into the sea and set sail. Perhaps this is about as close as one man can come to the nearly complete creation of something with personality and life. Boats that have more of a connection with tradition, or perhaps have more boat like-qualities which are qualities that satisfy the interests of those sailors who not only enjoy a boat that will sail well but also lean toward boats of a more interesting, timeless form.”