1981 37′ Reliance Blue Water

1981 37′ Reliance Blue Water

Blue Water
Model Length:
37 ft
CAD $59,900
Boat Name:
Hull Material:
6 ft 3 in
Number of Engines:
Fuel Type:
YW Number:


This rare Bob Perry design is a solid offshore cruiser that has sailed the Pacific, Atlantic, Caribbean , Central America down to Peru.  And yes, Back.  With the cutter rig, over size tankage and watermaker, she is well fitted for Blue Water cruising.

She would also make a very spacious and comfortable live a board.

This yacht has a proven history and could be your next adventure yacht.

Call Doug to schedule a private showing in Maple Bay , B.C.


37 ft 1 in
37 ft
Beam Measure:
11 ft 4 in
Number of Heads:
Number of Cabins:
Fuel Tanks#:
Fuel Tanks Capacity:
265+150 Lt.
Fuel Tank Material:
Fresh Water Tanks#:
Fresh Water Tanks Capacity:
500 Lt
Fresh Water Tank Material:
Fiberglass + Flexible Bladder
Holding Tanks#:
Holding Tanks Capacity:
60 Lt


Engine #1

C190 - 48HP
Fuel Type:


U-shaped galley to Port upon entering the cabin.

Fridge and Freezer   Top opening ac/dc.  Can run off a dedicated compressor when engine is running , or off battery or off shore power.

Stove with oven  Force 10 propane with 4 burners and large oven.

Propane supply.  20lb Alum. tank properly stowed in Port top opening locker below aft cockpit seat.  spare 10lb tank.

Ample counter space with deep sink.

Plenty of storage for pantry item

Electronics and special equipment

Instrumentation  Tach, ol pressure, coolant temp, charging amps, engine hours.

VHF  Standard Horizon Eclipse Plus.

ICOM  IC-M802 with DSC.

Depth Sounder  Standard Horizon DS150 digital

Seafarer 6600 flasher

GPS    Garmin  GPS128 Chartplotter

Radar  Raymarine Pathfinder RL70

Compass  Richie  internally gimbaled and fluid dampened.

Auto pilot  ALPHA 300

Windpoint wind direction indicator

Swoffer  distance log

Wagner  knotmeter

Stereo  Sony CDX-R3300 AM/FM with CD player.

EPIRB   406


Start Battery   Group 27  900 cranking amps 6v golf cart.   NEW April 2019  located below quarter berth.

House Batteries  6v golf cart  NEW  April 2019 located below quarter berth.

Charging system    Engine alternator 125 amp, , Solar Panel,  GoPro AC smart charger with Xantrex smart charger.

Shore power    120 v     30 amp marine shore connection to a marine breaker panel.

BONUS   Ampere Power Generator   will generate power from harnessing the wind, or convert it to be towed behind while under sail and the generator prop will spin to create power.  Brilliant.

Hull and Decks

Hull is made of Solid fiberglass ( GRP)

The Hull is a displacement with rounded chines, reverse counter stern and external ballasted fin keel.

Last haulout was 2016.  2 coats of fresh paint along with new zincs.

Decks are cored fiberglass with non-slip finish.  Well maintained.  no soft or spongy areas.


Reiver is a masthead sloop with cutter rigging.

Mast and Boom   Aluminum double spreader , keel stepped.

Standing rigging   1×19 SS cable 5/16th shrouds and 3/8ths back stay ( Adjustable)  and two self furling forestays.

Running rigging   synthetic braid connecting to port and starboard, horizontally mounted, SS chainplates outside the cockpit.     These chainplates will also accommodate the “series” drogue during heavy following seas.   They will also support mounts for the “monitor” wind vane. 3 vanes for light , medium or heavy winds.

Sail inventory    Main fully battened with 4 reefing points,  150% and 130% headsails including two poling out systems.,  two staysails, Gennaker,  Boom secured by a rigid boom vang.

On Deck

Ground tackle    Bruce  20 kg  on 5/16th galv. chain, 300 feet high test.   Controlled on a Nilson windlass. Hydraulic hand control at bow capstan.

Backup anchor Claw style 15 kg.

Stern anchor roller mounted near transom for running a stern tie to shore.

Wooden side ladder allowing ease of access to the cockpit from a dock or the tender.


This spacious cockpit has seating for 6 adults with waterproof cushions.

The Rigid dodger with clear Perspex windows allows protection from the weather while ensuring full visibility all around.   A neat space where the Solar panel is mounted out of the way to ensure that the batteries are topped up.

The cockpit does have a cluster of gauges for easy reference.

There is also an “Alpha 3000” Auto Helm with remote.

A “lifebuoy” is mounted on the Port side cockpit rail.

Above that is mounted a SS hoist.  Use this to mount or remove the kicker from the tender, or perhaps assist in hauling in a full crab pot.  Yum!

Canvas.  Sail cover, window covers, winch covers etc. are all newer and in very good condition.

The binnacle has a flip up table, as well as the cable driven wheel and quadrant.  Morse cable type controls beside the Large compass.

Extra Notes

There is a large plastic document folder with all manuals, schematics and records of almost everything onboard.

Last haul out for paint and zincs was 2018.

SURVEY.   Last conducted March 30 2016 out of water.  Conducted by a well known and respected surveyor.   Still valid for insurance purposes and a copy will be provided to the new owner(s).

This yacht is available for private showings by appointment only.   She is moored dockside on private property and prior notice is required.

While this yacht has sailed to many ports of call on both side of the Equator as a Blue Water Cruiser,  she is also well laid out as a live-a-board.   Just want to sail the Pacific NorthWest coastlines…why not do it in style?

Summer is fast approaching.  Lets get onboard to view your next Dream yacht.

Call Doug  now.



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.

1981 37′ Reliance Blue Water

1981 37′ Reliance Blue Water
1981 37′ Reliance Blue Water
1981 37′ Reliance Blue Water
1981 37′ Reliance Blue Water
1981 37′ Reliance Blue Water
1981 37′ Reliance Blue Water

1981 37′ Reliance Blue Water

1981 37′ Reliance Blue Water

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