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The Seabird 37 cutter Mistress is the modern answer to a traditionalist's dream, combining today's materials and performance flair with yesterday's elegance and attention to detail. This is a boat that represents the ultimate to many people ... to those who appreciate sea-going comfort, who enjoy stability and a fine turn of speed. The Seabird's long waterline length, moderate beam, long keel, easily handled sails, and efficient diesel engine make for smooth relaxed comfortable passage making in typical Pacific Northwest weather conditions.


You step aboard into a spacious weatherproof centre cockpit. Two steps down take you into teak lined cabins, well equipped galley and dinette with large windows. Guest crew accommodation is in a private aft cabin with its own head compartment, hanging locker and queen size berth, comfortable for one or two persons. A central heating system provides all season comfort. Make yourself at home for a voyage of exploration and adventure.






Take a turn at the wheel and in the galley. Learn how to set the sails, navigate a course, and understand the charts, tides and weather. Enjoy a learning adventure in this super natural environment in the comfort of this well-appointed and seaworthy vessel.



The Skipper, John Roper, is a retired professional engineer who certified as a Canadian Yachting Association (CYA) Instructor in 1985 at the Jibset Sailing School in Vancouver. He also holds the International Certification of the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) in the UK, and is an Officer of the Canadian Power & Sail Squadron. He now has 30 years of experience in teaching safe boating skills to well over 1,000 persons while cruising the B.C. south coast. John's professional training has enhanced his natural sailing, communicating and teaching skills. In his home community he has founded Gibsons Sailing School, hosted many television shows about boating, and served as a director of Gibsons Yacht Club.

The Mistress on a broad reach at Gibsons
The Mistress on a broad reach at Gibsons





Comfortable private guest cabin
Comfortable private guest cabin





A Great Learn to Cruise Experience
A Great Learn to Cruise Experience



Photo of John Roper
John Roper

 

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