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1985 Canoe Cove 53 Tri Cabin Pilothouse

Anacortes, United States


Major Price Reduction for 2019 Seattle Boat Show Only! 

Now is your chance to own an Exceptional Pacific Northwest Designed and Canadian Built Canoe Cove.

With semi-custom quality, attention to detail and that legendary "Basement" (more on that later...) are hallmarks of what knowledgeable regional boaters seek out for their "Go North & Beyond" boat.

Very few built - Seldom seen on the market - now this vessel can be yours!

Whether you want a live-aboard or you're ready for some long range cruising, this one is all set up for it! 

Features include:

  • Twin 410hp 671 TI Detroit Diesels with 3350 well maintained hours and strong fresh oil sample results - Much recent service including Exhaust collectors and Exhaust Elbows just 50 hours ago.
  • NEW Bow Thruster
  • NEW Full Bridge Enclosure Canvas (2017)
  • New Aluminum Fuel Tanks (2010)
  • New Bottom Epoxy Barrier Coat and Paint (2014) (Bottom taken down to glass)
  • Underway Hot Water Heat from Engines
  • Electric Base Board Heating
  • 12kw Northern Lights Generator (1000hrs)
  • 5kw Northern Lights  (1500hrs)
  • Full Sized GE side-by-side Washer and Dryer
  • 3 staterooms
  • Aft Master has true queen walk around bed and En Suite Head
  • "Basement" below the salon offers tremendous storage and freezer space (You can NEVER have enough storage in a boat!)
  • Cruises at 10 knots with 7 to 8 gallons per hour total burn

Superbly constructed by Canoe Cove Manufacturing LTD, one of Canada's most experienced and respected long-range power vessel builders.  This is hull number 44 of 62 built from design and molds originally developed for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Canadian Department of National Defense as shore / patrol boats - the hulls are tough and well tested - making them even better as long range cruisers.

If you are serious about exploring ALL that the Pacific Northwest Waters have to offer, you need to check this beauty out!!

The vessel can be seen 7 days a week at our On-Land Marina in Anacortes, WA -  "Where it's a Boat Show Every Day"!

Basic Boat Info

Price: $119,900
Make: Canoe Cove
Model: 53 Tri Cabin Pilothouse
Year: 1985
Condition: Used
Category: Power
Construction: Fiberglass


Length: 53 ft
Length Overall: 57'8 ft
Length Of Deck: 53 ft
Beam: 14'9 ft
Max Draft: 4'6 ft
Displacement: 56,000 lb

Engines / Speed

Engines: 2
Engine #1 Specs:
  • Make: Detroit
  • Model: 671 TI
  • Drive Type: V
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 410hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 3325
  • Engine Location: Port
Engine #2 Specs:
  • Make: Detroit
  • Model: 671 TI
  • Drive Type: V
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 410hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Engine Hours: 3350
  • Engine Location: Starboard
Total Engine Power: 820hp
Cruising Speed: 10 kn
Maximum Speed: 16 kn


Fuel Tanks: 1
Fuel Tank Capacity: 630 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Aluminum
Water Tanks: 1
Water Tank Capacity: 200 gal
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 40 gal


Drive Type: V
Boat Class: Motor Yachts


BananaBelt Boats
"Where It's a Boat Show Every Day!" We are the largest by-volume pre-owned motor yacht brokerage in the Pacific Northwest!
BananaBelt Boats & Yachts


BananaBelt Boats & Yachts
2919 V Avenue
Anacortes, Washington, US, 98221
Tel:360 588 9208



  • Twin 4lO HP Detroit 6-7fi\, located under cockpit w/Walter Vee-drives
  • Turbochargers replaced (2012)
  • Exhaust collectors replaced 2012)
  • Exhaust elbows replaced (2013)
  • Engine and transmission heat exchangers cleaned and inspected (2014)
  • New cooling hoses and fresh water cooling pumps 2014)
  • Transmissions rebuilt (2005)
  • Raw water pumps rebuilt (2006)
  • Two (2) 160 amp Leece-Neville alternators and Balmar voltage regulators (new
  • New fuel tanks 2010
Mechanical / Electrical
  •  5KW Northern Lights 11OVAC generator (1500 hours)
  • 12KW Northern Lights 110VAC generator (1000 hours)
  • NEW Bow Thruster
  • Electric baseboard heat
  • Underway hot water heat
  • Bronze y-valves on heads
  • 40-gallon black water holding tank with macerator and deck pumpouts
  • Two (2) Raritan Atlantes freshwater electric heads (new 2004), incl new sewage hoses
  • 20 gallon Raritan hot water heater
  • Sea Recovery 400 GPD 110VAC watermaker (pickled 2013)
  • General Electric 110VAC washing machine
  • General Electric 11OVAC dryer, vented to exterior of boat
  • Salt water anchor washdown pump
  • 300' 5l16" anchor, 70 lb. Delta anchor, ldeal anchor windlass (rebuilt 2008)
  • Cockpit hot/cold shower

With the engines located under the aft cockpit (infinite engine room headroom with hatches removed!), the majority of the mechanical equipment is located in the "Basement" below the salon floor. This results in a clean, dry, and cool operating environment for the equipment, easing both service and access. Access is through the salon floor, and via stairs from forward.

Electronics and Navigation


  • Benmar 220 Autopilot
  • Two (2) lcom VHF
  • Furuno GP37 GPS, interfaced lo radar display (new 2005)
  • Furuno FCV 620 color fishfinder w/flying bridge remote display (new 2005)
  • Furuno 1942 MKll 10" 6KW (64mi) radar w/4'open array (new 2005)
  • NEW Magnum 2000W Inverter
  • Mastervolt 80-amp "smart" battery charger (new 2007)
  • 8-6V deep cycle house battery bank (960 AH capacity, new 2013)
  • 1-8D engine starting battery (new 2013)
  • 1-4D generator starting battery (new 2013)
  • Large cockpit for fishing or crabbing
  • Transom gate to cockpit
  • NEW Full Bridge Enclosure Canvas (2017)
  • Electric dinghy hoist
  • Folding radar mast and VHF antennas for reduced air draft
  • Lines
  • Fenders
  • Stainless Steel Hawse Pipes
  • Easy walk arounds
  • Port side pilothouse door
  • Stainless steel safety rails
  • Beautiful bright work
  • Covers for the Flying bridge, Bimini, All salon windows


Master Stateroom 

  • Walk around (60" x 80") queen bed
  • Two hanging lockers
  • Under-bunk drawers and storage
  • Multiple additional lockers and vanity

Master Head

  • Sink in 'faux-marble counter
  • Separate stall shower
  • Raritan Atlantes freshwater electric head

Forward Stateroom

  • V- berths
  • Above- and below-berth storage

Midship Stateroom

  • Stacked berths
  • Hanging locker
  • Under-berth drawers

Guest / Day Head:

  • Sink in faux-marble counter
  • Separate stall shower
  • Raritan Atlantes freshwater electric head


  •  L-shaped settee sits 6-8 persons
  • Two (2) leather recliner chairs with teak storage unit between
  • Wet bar with sink, hot/cold water, U-Line icemaker, wine storage
  • Pilothouse style helm with chart storage under
  • Blinds and curtains
  • Screens for all window and forward hatch openings
  • Stereo with l0-disc CD changer


  • Princess 3 burner electric stove w/oven
  • Dual stainless steel sinks
  • Hot/cold charcoal filtered and UV sterilized pressure water
  • Microwave oven
  • Tundra AC/DC 8 cu foot refrigerator and freezer
  • Additional 6 cu foot DC freezer in Basement

BananaBelt Boats & Yachts

is the largest by-volume used Motor Yacht Brokerage 28' to 60' in the Pacific Northwest!

See all of our listings at our One-of-a-Kind On-Land Marina where all boats on display are shown side-by-side and connected by stairs and walkways for easy viewing!

“Where It's A Boat Show Every Day!™”

We're open 7 days a week, and are all Certified Professional Yacht Brokers (and boaters too) so buy with confidence!!   Call or come by today!  877-588-9208


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.

Additional Contact Information

BananaBelt Boats & Yachts is the largest by-volume pre-owned Motor Yacht Brokerage 28' to 60' in the Pacific Northwest!

“Where It's A Boat Show Every Day!™”

See all of our listings at our Huge On-Land Marina where we have over 40 boats & yachts on display side-by-side and connected by stairs and walkways for easy viewing!

Call BananaBelt Boats & Yachts Today - Toll Free 877-588-9208

We're open 7 days a week, and are all Certified Professional Yacht Brokers (and boaters too) so buy with confidence!!

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