Category Archives: PASSENGER VESSELS



1988 42′ x 12′ 8″ Fiberglass 20 PAX Vessel and Profitable Tour Boat Business

  • Price: $130,000 CDN
  • GRT:  15.03, NRT: 7.20
  • Powered by 2 Mariner 130 hp Turbo (180 hp) Diesels
  • Fuel capacity: 100 gal
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Accommodations: 1 bunk, table, electric head
  • Electronics: radar, depth sounder, plotter, GPS, 2 x VHF
  • Deck Equipment: washdown/emergency bilge pump, 10 fishing rods, PA system, awning frame and cover
  • Both turbos rebuilt in 2017, port engine rebuilt in 2018
  • Underwater inspection due in 2023
  • Located in Nova Scotia
  • The owner has provided the following information about this amazing business opportunity.Profitable tour boat business for sale in Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia. The current owner is retiring. The business has been operating for 15 years. In 2019 it was recognized as Excellence in Business Service by the St Margaret’s Bay Chamber of Commerce. The business has excellent returns and is the exclusive boat tour in Atlantic Canada number one tourist destination.Experience is helpful but not necessary. The owner will train until the new the new owners are fully qualified and comfortable.

    The tour boat is a 42-foot twin engine and screw that is extremely well maintained. It is certified by Transport Canada to carry 20 passengers. Both boat and business are in a turnkey condition.

    Tours include fishing charters, Puffin, Bird and Seal watching, Site seeing with the only underwater live camera (in Nova Scotia) showing fish, lobster, crab along with many other species in their habitat, and Lobster Dinners. The bulk of the revenue will be from Puffin, Bird and Seal Watching as we have the only Puffin colony on the South Shore. There is additional revenue from private charters, stag’s, stagette’s, burial at sea (spreading ashes) and sunset tours.

    Operating from June 1st to the end of September. New owners would have the opportunity to open May 1st thru October 30th.

    The business is profitable enough and room to increase revenue.

    Proof of funds required to see financial records.

    Owner is motivated to sell and will consider reasonable offers.

Details are deemed to be correct but are not guaranteed and should be independently verified

Please contact us for further information
Scruton Marine Inc.   Phone 519-583-1636  

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FileNo. PV2206

1997 17.37m x 5.11m Steel Fishing Charter Boat – Overnight Accommodations

Price: $390,000 CDN

Gross tonnage: 62 tons
Net tonnage: 47tons
Builder: Wray Brown
Accommodations for 12 persons
Engine: 1997 Volva Penta TAMD 71-B Diesel – 218 hp
Engine is heat exchanger cooled
Transmission: Twin Disc MG507-1, 2.99:1 ratio
Shaft: 2.5″
Estimated speed:10 knots
Fuel capacity: Total 440 gal
Fresh water  capacity: 100 gal in stainless steel tank
Holding tank capacity: 150 gal


Icom VHF, Motorola VHF, Raytheon Radar, Garmin GPS, Garmin GPS Map Plotter, Garmin GPS Map Plotter Colour/Sounder, Raytheon Fish Finder, Ritchie Compass

Davit: For heavy lifting from dock to upper deck
Winch: Anchor winch
Safety: As required by DOT including 12 person life raft
Fire system: Automatic fire system installed in engine room

Additional Information:

The boat was finished inside specifically to be roomy, bright and comfortable for passengers  who generally spent from 4-7 days on board.  As to the construction and arrangement of the galley, everything is full sized. There is a lovely stainless steel Garland propane range with 4 heavy duty burners and a large oven.  The fridge is propane, 8 cu. ft. and is in new condition.  There is a Paloma propane demand hot water heater installed in the galley which supplies the boat.  All cupboards are full sized and constructed from solid oak.  The sink is a double stainless steel model (typical kitchen sink).  The galley table is constructed of solid oak as well and can seat ten with bench seating under the window side and oak chairs on the opposite side.  Floors are oak hardwood and ceilings are of clear cedar (7′ headroom in the galley).  There is also a small sink installed in one corner of the galley which is hooked to the fresh water tank in the engine room.

 Several steps up from the galley is the wheelhouse, constructed of oak paneling, clear cedar ceilings and oak hardwood floors.  Storage shelving and trim is constructed of black walnut. The wheelhouse has one bunk near the back wall for the Captain.  The wheelhouse is roomy and bright with large windows above dash and on both port and starboard sides (again, 7′ headroom).  One set of stairs leads from the wheelhouse to the upper deck.  Another set of stairs goes to the lower level of the boat where the head, shower and sleeping accommodations are.  In the lower level, the bow area contains  4 single bunks, two upper and two lower.  Two steps down from the bow accommodations is an open area of the lower level of boat with two double bunks and two upper single bunks.  Adjacent to this and on the same level is another two bunks(lower double & upper single).  This is at the foot of the stairs leading down from the wheelhouse.  To the right of this area is a full sized shower and opposite the shower in a separate room is the head with a sink (full sized) and an electric marine toilet.  The lower level ceiling and walls are cedar and floors again are of oak hardwood. All finished wood on bunks is black walnut.  Again, 7′ of headroom in the lower level with windows above bunk areas.  The engine room is to the right of the shower and directly above the engine room is the galley.

 On the upper deck and flying bridge, Transport Canada approved railings are installed for passenger safety.  Steps on the starboard side lead to the flying bridge where a separate steering station is located. Since this vessel is registered as a passenger vessel, many safety features are installed on the boat in order to meet Transport Canada specifications.  Some of these include 12 person life raft, fire system in the engine room, DOT approved lifejackets,  approved number of fire extinguishers, signage, etc.  



Boat Registration and Documentation
Boat Trailer for pullout with attached cradle for storage
(Custom built steel approx. cost of $20,000)
Three 16 Lund Boats, new in 2004 – Serial No: ZLUDB018A999, ZLUDB028A999, ZLUDB023A999 c/w   8 paddles, & safety kits, floorboard & seats
Three 9.9 Honda Outboards, new in 2007 – Serial No: BABJ110230, BABJ1601439, BABJ1601438
Four Cruise-a-day Gas Cans (5 gallon)
Four Five Gallon Gas Cans (5 gallon)
Four Spare Propellers for 9.9 Hondas
Davit for heavy lifting from dock to upper deck
Five Blade Bronze, new in 2008 – installed on boat
Spare propeller,4 blade Bronze 2.5 inch bore, new in 2005 – Serial No. 32L32
Three Anchors& Anchor Line
Anchor Winch
Dock Lines, bumpers
One twelve person Viking Liferaft, new in 2002 – Serial No. J140700
Fire Extinguishers, flare kit, two life rings
Automatic fire system installed in engine room.
Twelve adult DOT approved life jackets with safety lights
Two child DOT approved life jackets with safety lights
Two Big Jon Downriggers with Holders for Four Rods
Eight Downrigger Rods & Tackle, six rubber nets, six large nets
Honda Emergency Bilge Pump 3.5 HP WB20X GX110
Lesson Holding Tank Pump, Serial No. C6C17FZ15G
Portable Sewage Tank  500 gallon
Kerosene Heater
Three 60 lb. Propane Tanks
Propane Fridge 8 cubic ft.
Propane Garland Stove
Paloma Propane Hot Water Heater
Chest Freezer 8 cubic ft.
Two Large Igloo Coolers
Wheelhouse Table& Chairs, Oak Captains Chair. Oak Galley Table & Chairs
Dishes, Cutlery& Utensils, Towels & Pillows
Brass Barometer& Clock
Tape player& speaker system, Sirius Satellite Radio, AM/FM radio
Fish Mounts –One brook trout (mounted in bow of boat)
One Lake trout
One Northern Pike
2 Garmin 12 GPS Units
2 Garmin 12XLGPS Units
4 VHF handheld radios
Located in Northern Ontario
Details are deemed to be correct but are not guaranteed and should be independently verified

Please contact us for further information
Scruton Marine Inc.     Phone 519-583-1636  

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1989 66′ x 20′ Steel 100 Passenger Boat Built by Kanter Yachts

  • Price: $800,000 CDN
  • This beautiful boat is in very good condition
  • Draft 4’6″
  • GRT: 124.49 Net: 75
  • Class: Inland Waters Class II
  • 100 passengers + 15 crew
  • Powered by Twin Ford Sabre Engines, Model 212, 6 cyl, 4 cycle, direct injection turbo charged and intercooled, rebuilt 2016
  • 2 x 212hp @ 2,500 rpm
  • Reduction gears: PRM model 602 hydraulic reversing, 2.86:1
  • Cruises at 11 knots
  • Shaft 2.25″, Prop Bronze 30″ x 24″ x .82 BAR
  • Fuel capacity: 500 gal (2 tanks – 250 gal each port and stbd)
  • Holding tank capacity: 500 gal (2 tanks – 250 gal each port and stbd)
  • Fresh water capacity: 400 gal
  • Grey water capacity: 80 gal
  • Generators: Main – Stamford marine generator set, Perkins diesel model 3674, Voltage – 240 A.C., Power 48kW. Emergency – Stamford marine generator set, Perkins diesel model 4236, Voltage – 240 A.C, Power 40kW
  • Electronics: radar, depth sounder, VHF radio x 2, compass, alarm panels, nav light panels, public address system
  • Hydraulic steering
  • 2 Heads – aft port and starboard
  • Galley  (located below main deck) – large food coolers, dual industrial warming ovens, 4-burner stove, microwave, stainless steel cabinets, counters and sink. Set up to serve 100 persons
  • Headroom: Wheelhouse 8′, Galley 8′, Engine Room 7′
  • Safety equipment includes: Viking 37 person life raft, Viking 75 person life raft, life rings, life vests, fire extinguishers, engine room fire fighting system
  • Other machinery/systems: potable and sanitary water pumps, hot water system, grey water and sewage systems, electrical and PTO fire pumps, bilge manifold system, ventilation fans, air conditioning, welded davit
  • Located in Ontario

Details are deemed to be correct but are not guaranteed and should be independently verified

Please contact us for further information
Scruton Marine Inc.   Phone 519-583-1636  

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