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1991 Custom Pilothouse

North Saanich, Canada


Aquila Maris is a well equipped and maintained, capable steel vessel.  She was professionally designed and built to a high standard.  Perfect for extended cruising in all seasons.  

Notable Equipment and Information:

  • Newer 115hp Beta Diesel Engine w/ Electric Controls
  • Wallas Forced Air Cabin Heat
  • 800 Gallon/Day Village Marine Watermaker
  • 2000 AmpHr AGM House Battery Bank w/ Solar Panels
  • 5000 Watt Onan Generator

Basic Boat Info

Boat Name: Aquila Maris
Make: Custom
Model: Pilothouse
Year: 1991
Condition: Used
Category: Sail
Builder: ACU Marine
Designer: Roberts
Construction: Steel
Keel Type: Fin Keel


Length: 53 ft
Length Overall: 60 ft
Beam: 16'9 ft
Max Draft: 7'6 ft
Displacement: 74,000 lb
Double Berths: 3
Cabins Count: 2

Engines / Speed

Engines: 1
  • Make: Beta
  • Model: B115-T
  • Drive Type: Direct
  • Fuel: Diesel
  • Engine Power: 115hp
  • Type: Inboard
  • Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • Year: 2018
  • Engine Hours: 800
  • Engine Location: Center


Fuel Tanks: 2
Fuel Tank Capacity: 300 gal
Fuel Tank Material: Steel
Water Tanks: 2
Water Tank Capacity: 204 gal
Water Tank Material: Steel
Holding Tank Count: 1
Holding Tank Capacity: 45 gal
Holding Tank Material: Plastic


Heads Count: 2
Drive Type: Direct
Boat Class: Pilothouse, Cruisers, Deck Saloon


Brian Huse-BCYBA
Fraser Yacht Sales Ltd.


Fraser Yacht Sales Ltd.
1818 Maritime Mews Granville Island
Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6H 3X2
Tel:(250) 516 4393
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.

Design Brief

Aquila Maris is a capable steel “go anywhere” vessel which will make a perfect live-a-abord vessel or other extended stay aboard.  She was professionally built in BC and boasts an impressive equipment list.  She has been extremely well maintained and consistently upgraded. 

  • 2 Cabins and 2 Heads
  • 2 Helms Inside and Outside
  • Encapsulated Ballast in Steel Keel
  • Skeg Hung Rudder
  • Spacious Interior w/ Large Aft Owners Cabin
  • Teak and Holly Floors
  • Teak Interior Wood Trim
  • Settees both Sides
  • Custom Computer Table built into Starboard Settee
  • Lower Helm Forward to Starboard
  • Large Chest w/ Chart Drawers
  • Ample Shelves, Lockers and Drawers for Storage


  • Forward of the Salon to Port
  • SS Fridge (new compressor 2021)
  • Under Counter Freezer (new compressor 2021)
  • 4 Burner Propane Stove and Oven
  • Dual SS Sink with H/C Pressure Water 
  • Filtered Drinking Water Tap
  • Saltwater Tap
  • Dinette Opposite Galley to Starboard
  • Ample Lockers, Drawers and Counter Space for Storage
  • Teak and Holly Floors


  • Large Teak Dining Table
  • High/Low Table Converts to Double Berth
  • Comfortable Upholstered Bench Seating Surrounding the Table
  • Lockers and Shelves Outboard to Starboard
  • Teak and Holly Floors
Interior Accomadations

Lower Helm

  • Full Function Lower Helm ic/ Wheel and AP Control
  • Electric Engine Controls
  • Navigation Instruments
  • Radios

Owners Aft Cabin

  • Pedestal Queen Berth
  • Teak Cabinetry
  • Large Hanging Lockers
  • Ample Smaller Lockers, Drawers and Shelves for Storage
  • Over and Reading Lighting
  • Carpeted Floors
  • Settee to Starboard

Owners Cabin Ensuite Head

  • Private Enclosed Head forward to Port in Owners Cabin
  • Teak Cabinetry
  • Vanity w/ SS Sink w/ H/C Pressure Water
  • Vacu-Flush Marine Head
  • LED Holding Tank Monitor
  • Lockers, Drawers and Countertop for Storage
  • Teak and Holly Floors

Mids Ship’s Workshop

  • Large Workshop Forward of the Galley to Starboard
  • Many Ships Systems are Located Here
    • HW Tank (AC and Engine Driven)
    • On Demand HW Heater
    • Wallas Heater
    • Efoy Fuel Cell for 12v Charging
    • Etc…
  • Shelves and Tool Storage


Forward Cabin

  • V Berth Style Berth
  • Larger Berth to Starboard
  • Smaller Single Berth to Port
  • Port Berth Converts to a Small Settee
  • Teak Cabinetry
  • Large Hanging Locker to Port
  • Locker to Starboard w/ Drawers
  • Anchor Locker Access Forward
  • Overhead Hatch
  • Overhead and Reading Lights

Guest/Day Head

  • Large Head Midships Forward of the Dinette
  • Large Vanity Counter
  • SS Sink w/ H/C Pressure Water
  • Fiberglass Bathtub w/ Shower and SS Shower Curtain Rod and Curtain
  • Teak Cabinetry
  • Ample Lockers for Storage

AC Service

  • 2x 30 Amp Shore Power Service 
  • 2x 30 Amp Shore Power Cords
  • 5KW Onan Generator Ships AC Service ~660 Hours
  • 2x Magnum Inverter Ships AC Service w/ Remote Panels in Salon
  • 110V AC Distribution Panel w/ Breakers and Volt Meter
  • Double Pole Main Breakers
  • 110V Outlets Throughout the Vessel
  • Shore Power/Generator Selector Switches
  • Isolation Transformer
  • Corrasion Monitor System

DC Service

  • 12 Volt House Battery Bank 18x 6Volt Lifeline AGM Batteries 2000 amphr Total
  • 12 Volt Engine Start Bank 2x 6Volt Lifeline AGM Batteries
  • 12Volt Generator Start Battery 1x 12V Lifeline AGM Battery
  • 12V Distribution Panel w/ Breakers
  • DC Volt and Amp Meter for House
  • DC Volt Meter for Engine Start
  • EFOY Methanol Fuel Cells Battery Charger w/ Remote Panel in Work Shop
  • 10x ~100 Watt Solar Panels w/ Xantrex Regulator/Controller
  • 12 Volt Outlets Throughout
  • 2x LED Forward Facing Docking Lights
  • 1x LED Search Light w/ Remote Control
  • Furuno NavNet Display @ Upper Helm
  • Garmin Touch Screen Plotter @ Upper Helm
  • Furuno Radar Displayed on NavNet Screen
  • Raymarine Autopilot w/ Controls at Both Helms
  • Wireless Remote for Autopilot
  • Raymarine/Autohelm Multi Function Displays for Wind Speed and Depth @ Both Helms
  • 2x Depth and Speed Transducers
  • Fixed Mount Standard Horizon VHF @ Upper Helm
  • Fixed Mount HF Radio
  • Handheld VHF Docked @ Lower Helm
  • Printer and Scanner
  • Global Star and Iridium Bases Hardwired
Sails and Rigging


  • UK Sails Tape Drive Furling Genoa
  • Hood Sails Dacron Full Batten Mainsail w/ 3 Reefs
  • Dacron Staysail

Spars and Rigging-

  • 2 Spreader Aluminum Mast w/ "Strong Track and Luff Slides"
  • Aluminum Boom
  • Harker Furler on the Headstay (new 2008)
  • Electric Winch for Furling line
  • Harken Furler on Staysail Stay (custom fitting on mast to allow easy stowage)
  • Hydraulic Backstay Adjuster
  • 1x19 Standing Rigging (new 2008)
  • Beta B115 115hp Inboard Diesel Engine~800 hrs (NEW 2018)
  • Electronic Throttle and Gear Control @ Both Helms
  • Digital Engine Gauge @ Lower Helm
  • Analog Engine Gauges in Cockpit
  • Dual Racor Filters
  • 2x 200amp Alternators
  • Onan 5KW Genset w/ Sound Shield & Remote Start ~660 hrs
  • Village Marine 400gal/Day Watermaker
  • EFOY Methanol Fuel Cells Battery Charger
  • Torrid Domestic Water Heater
    • Engine and 110V
  • LPG On Demand Water Heater
  • Wallas 30 Green Boost Forced Air Cabin Heater
  • Fab Al Drip Diesel Bulkhead Heater
  • 18 Gallon Day Tank for Cabin Heaters (Kerosene)
  • Heaps of Spare Parts and Fittings
Additional Equipment
  • Maxwell 3500 Windlass
  • 105lb CQR Plow Anchor
  • 500' 3/8” Chain
  • Heavy Duty Dinghy Davits (no tender)
  • GRP Storage Boxes on Deck
  • Custom After Market Steel Hard Enclosure @ Upper Helm
  • Dining Table for 6+ in Cockpit
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

This vessel is in private moorage and requires advanced notice ot be viewed.  Please contact:

Brian Huse

250 516 4393

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