1976 Canoe Cove Tri Cabin

Ladysmith, BC


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Boat Type





45 ft


Ladysmith, BC

Hull Material


Boat Name

M/V Night Star




RARE 45′ SERIES & SPACE GALORE! –  M/V "Night Star" is a clean example of a well kept 1976 45′ Canoe Cove Tri-cabin. Distinctly Canadian and iconic, these proven vessels are a terrific way to cruise the PNW in safety, style and comfort. 


> Big Beam, Generous 7′ Headroom – Wow!
> Desireable TWIN 6V – 71’s Detroit Diesels 265 HP Each  (Low hours)
> 8kW Onan Generator 
> Huge Aft Master With Head & Separate Tub/Shower
> Cockpit Enclosure (New 2019)
> Aquapro Aluminum RIB Tender Package On Davits & More!

Great Slip With Assumable Moorage In Ladysmith, BC 

Call Calvin today for a tour!



45.67 ft


14.75 ft


Number of Engines


Total Engine Hours


Total Engine Power

530 hp

Engine 1

Make: Detroit

Model: 6V-71

Year: 1976

Power: 265|horsepower

Fuel: diesel

Hours: 1631

Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze

Type: Inboard

Engine 2

Make: Detroit

Model: 6V-71

Year: 1976

Power: 265|horsepower

Fuel: diesel

Hours: 1654

Propeller Type: 4 Blade, Bronze

Type: Inboard


Fresh Water Tanks

1 (150|gallon)

Fuel Tanks

1 (400|gallon)

Holding Tanks

1 (50|gallon)

Boat Description


The beautifully finished teak paneling throughout, large windows and great headroom make this a warm and inviting boat to spend time aboard. Whether weekend cruising or living aboard, you will appreciate the roomy interior spaces, the big, fully enclosed cockpit for enjoying the outdoors in any weather and the large mid deck is perfect for entertaining.


  • Generous 7′ 1" of headroom
  • Teak paneling and large windows all around for a warm bright ambiance
  • Collapsible hidden in the cabin side, flips up to seat 4 or 5 or converts to a convenient desk
  • Sofa converts to an extra double berth
  • Companionway for easy access to the mid deck and command bridge
  • Large leak-free metal framed windows


The well appointed u-shaped galley is on the main level so the chef can be part of the action.

  • Plenty of counter space and lots of storage in plenty of drawers and cupboards
  • 3 burner Princess oven/stove
  • Norcold 120 V refrigerator/freezer
  • Microwave oven
  • Double stainless sink with garburator
  • Danby ice maker

 Master Stateroom:

The glowing teak paneling gives this large room a feeling of elegance and warmth.

  • 6′ 7" headroom
  • walk-around double berth
  • built-in dresser provides great drawer space and incorporates a dressing table mirror and chair
  • Large hanging locker

Master en-suite:

  • 6′ 8" headroom
  • Full tub and shower
  • Large counter and vanity with molded sink for easy cleaning

Guest Stateroom:

The forward stateroom is a comfortable and self contained space for guests, with a lots of storage and convenient en-suite.

  • Generous v-berth with insert
  • Lots of storage

Guest en-suite:

  • Wall mounted shower with curtain
  • Large, easy clean counter with molded sink

The "Basement"

Under the salon the "basement", is conveniently accessed under the forward steps or through a hatch in the salon.

  • Kenmore chest freezer
  • Inglis washer and dryer with full hookups
  • Easy access to ship’s systems and tankage
  • Great storage and working space

Electronics and Navigation

Lower Helm:

  • JRC JMA-2300 radar
  • Midland Sea Ranger VHF
  • Furuno GP-32 GPS
  • Anchor windlass remote control
  • Coursemaster 5000 hydraulic autopilot control
  • Capilano Engineering rudder angle indicator
  • Datamarine wind speed and direction indicator
  • Trim tab joystick control


  • Lowrance HDS10 chartplotter with depth
  • Anchor windlass remote control
  • Genset controls – upper and lower helm
  • Standard Horizon Explorer VHF
  • Capilano Engineering rudder angle indicator
  • Datamarine wind speed and direction indicator
  • Trim tab joystick control


  • Onan 8 kW diesel genset with remote start at both helm stations
  • 8 x 6 V house batteries (2019)
  • 2 x 8D engine start batteries
  • 12V genset start battery
  • Trace 2500 Watt Inverter/charger with remote
  • 30 Amp shore power with cord


  • 20 gallon hot water tank, heated by 120 V AC and engines
  • Espar X12K diesel forced air heat
  • Inglis washer and dryer
  • Kenmore chest freezer
  • Danby ice maker

Engines and Mechanical

  • Naturally aspirated low hour Detroit diesels
  • Overbuilt drivetrain with heavy duty V-Drives and 2" prop shafts
  • Stainless steel risers
  • Hydraulic steering
  • Hydraulic trim tabs
  • Spare props
  • Spare prop shaft
  • Spare rudder

Deck and Ground Tackle

Great entertaining and enjoyment of the outdoors in any weather in the huge, fully enclosed cockpit, the huge mid deck and the command bridge with seating for five.

  • Full cockpit enclosure with all-round windows (2019)
  • Muir 3500 windlass with foot switches
  • 30 kg stainless steel claw anchor with 250 feet of 3/8" chain
  • Spare 20 kg anchor
  • Stainless steel barbeque
  • Custom aluminum radar mast


  • Aquapro double floor aluminum RIB (2003)
  • 15 HP 2 stroke Yamaha outboard (2007)
  • Ocean Marine Systems stainless steel davits (2003)
  • Transom mounted electric crane

Additional Information

  • Full winter cover included
  • Assumable moorage in Ladysmith Harbour, at the heart of Gulf Island cruising

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.


Call Calvin, at 250-739-2195 or email, at calvin@charlesdavidyachts.com

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