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Sold For:
29' Bertram Class Fiberglass Launch & Yard Trailer (Ex-Bold)
Minimum bid:
Closing date:
01-November-2017 @ 5:19 p.m. EASTERN TIME
1 (lot(s))
Description :

29' Vessel & Trailer

Vessel (Ex-Bold)

  • Manufacturer: Canoe Cove
  • Model: 29' Bertram Class
  • SN: unknown
  • Date in Service: January 1970
  • 29 foot length overall
  • 8.5 foot breadth
  • 4 foot depth
  • Approximate weight 11,000 lbs
  • V type hull
  • Constructed of fiberglass
  • Last used as a Hydrographic Launch in 2000-2001
  • Stored outside uncovered
  • No maintenance done
  • Paint peeling overall
  • Requires repairs to:
    • coating system
    • electrical system requires attention and upgrade(s)
    • bracketry and aesthetics
    • interior of cabin
      • requires surface prep and re-coating of paint system
    • Aft deck
      • requires repairs of structural/support


  • 2 x spare 22x21 Osborne propellers
  • 1 x spare 22x20 Michigan/Federal propeller
  • 1 x spare propeller shaft, 1.5 diameter


  • Note: Paint analysis by Maxxam Analytics' laboratories dated October 13, 2017 indicates: lead found in the coating systems on board the boat(s) range from 264mg/kg - 47500mg/kg


  • Diesel
  • 6 cylinder
  • Mfg: Volvo Penta
  • Model: TAMD 61
  • Twindisc MG5062V transmission
  • Approximately 235 brake horsepower
  • Single shaft with propeller
  • Condition unknown, sitting unused since 2001


  • Weight: 1400 lbs
  • Utility/Farm style trailer
  • Wooden bunks/chocks
  • Long tongue, linked to front steer wheels
  • Serial Number: Unknown
  • Date in Service: January 1978
  • Condition:
    • trailer was modified from farm service to store vessel on
    • designed for low speed operation
    • not meant for launching/recovering the vessel from the water
    • rust and peeling paint
  • Tires: Farm Service, Maxi-trac 11L-16, 8 ply rating, Nylon, Tube type
    • with surface cracks in grooves between treads

Additional comments:

Inspection and pick-up

  1. This vessel/trailer is sold used, without mechanical inspection, and may require unknown repairs.
    • No trailer registration papers come with this sale
  2. Appointments to view and pick up are mandatory, no exceptions.
    • 24 hours notice required
  3. Viewing is recommended.
  4. For information or an appointment to VIEW, please call the Contact listed.
    • Alternative onsite contacts:
    • Don Thompson; 250-363-6469
  5. All pickups are to be started and completed during normal working hours.
  6. Normal working hours are 0700 to 1200 and 1300 to 1500, Monday to Friday.
  7. Buyer is responsible for making their own arrangements for packaging, loading and removal of the items from their physical location.
  8. No shipping, pick-up only.


Location of asset(s):
9860 West Saanich Rd.
Sidney , BC     V8L 4B2
Sidney, BC

The exact location of this sale could not be determined. Please contact the GCSurplus sales rep for more information.

Contact :
Bill Davison
GCSurplus sales rep:
Patrick Wass
Sale account:
Lot number:
The Purchaser agrees to make any payment requested (see available payment options) by the Minister within 3 business days from the date of such request and prior to removal of any of the property.
The Purchaser, upon acceptance of this offer by the Minister and after payment in full has been received by the Minister, shall at his expense, pack, load and remove the property by the date indicated on the bill of sale or, if no date is shown, within 3 business days after the date the bill of sale is issued.


This sale is subject to all of the clauses outlined in the GCSurplus General terms and conditions A , unless General terms and conditions B are cited.
The Purchaser must also pay particular attention to the following clauses.
Clause No. Description

All sales are final. No purchased Goods may be returned and no requests for reimbursement in whole or in part will be accepted.


The item(s) described herein are being sold offsite and not from a GCSurplus Sales Centre. For all offsite sales, Canada is responsible for making the sale items accessible for removal. They are under no obligation to provide assistance of any kind. It is the Purchaser's responsibility to ensure they have the proper labour and material handling equipment to facilitate the removal. Failure to comply with this condition of sale may lead to the Purchaser being turned away and the items and funds being forfeited.