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2012 Bruce Roberts V495

location icon North Saanich, Canada
Year 2012
Length 50 ft / 15.24 m


Dream Catcher is a Capable, Experienced,  Bluewater Cruisier.  She is available now and boasts an impressive equipment list for offshore use.   She is a well built steel vessel, with modern equipment and rigging.  

Notable Equipment and Information:


Year Built 2012
Category Sail
Length Overall 52 ft / 15.85 m
Length Of Deck 49'1 ft / 14.96 m
Beam 14'8 ft / 4.47 m
Max Draft 6'6 ft / 1.98 m
Cabins 2
Cabin Headroom 6'8 ft / 2.03 m
Double Berths 3
Construction Steel
Keel Fin Keel
Drive Type Direct
Engines 1
Total Engine Power 90 hp
Fuel Tanks 1
Fuel Tank Cap. 240 gal
Water Tanks 1
Water Tank Cap. 120 gal
Holding Tanks 1
Holding Tank Cap. 40 gal
Ballast 12,000 lb
Displacement 60,000 lb

Engine 1 Specifications

Make: Perkins
Model: Range 4 M90
Drive Type: Direct
Fuel: Diesel
Engine Power: 90hp
Type: Inboard
Propeller Type: 3 Blade, Bronze
Year: 2012
Engine Hours: 2850
Engine Location: Center

W S Yacht Brokers is pleased to assist you in the purchase of this vessel. This boat is centrally listed by Fraser Yacht Sales Ltd..

Design Brief

Dream Catcher is a professionally designed, ocean cruising cutter, strongly built to a superior standard by an experienced boat builder.  She is well laid out, finished with teak interior joinery and well equipped for world cruising.  The vessel and systems have been proven via a recent circumnavigation. Some renewal of equipment and components has been completed since her return in 2020 and she is ready for cruising again .

  • Strong Steel Construction
  • Skeg Hung Rudder
  • Cutter Rig
  • Offshore Equipped
  • Keel Stepped Mast
  • Inside Helm
  • 2 Cabins 
  • 2 Heads

Steel Construction-

  • Professional Painted to a Very High Standard w/ Awl Grip
  • 7mm Steel Hull 
  • 3" x1/8" Steel Flat Bar Frames on 24" Centers
  • 3" x1/8" Steel Stringers
  • 5mm Steel Decks
  • 3" x 1/8" Steel Welded Deck Beams
  • 3" Bulwarks Integral to the Hull w/ 4" Varnished Teak Cap
  • 5mm Steel Cabin Sides
  • 12,000lbs Encapsulated Lead Ballast in Steel Keel Capped w/ Welded Steel Plate
  • Welded Hull Deck Joint
  • Aluminum Framed Windows in Pilothouse
  • SS Deck Hatches
On Deck
  • SS Bow Rail, Stanchions, w/ Dyneema Lifelines
  • Twin Integrated Anchor Rollers
  • 3" Steel Toe Rail w/ Varnished Teak Cap
  • Sturdy SS Mooring Cleats x4 per Side
  • SS Hand Rails on Cabin Top
  • SS Bomar Deck Hatches
  • Solid Stern Rail Around Entire Aft Deck
  • SS Rails around Mast to Support Crew While Sail Handling
  • SS Canvas Companionway Dodger w/ Cockpit Enclosure
  • Steering Pedestal in Cockpit
  • Aft Deck Seating
  • SS Arch w/ Integrated Tender Davit
  • Varnished Companionway Steps
  • Fully Equipped Lower Helm w/ Steering to Starboard
  • Helm Seat
  • U Shaped Settee to Port
  • Storage Under Settee
  • Teak Flooring
  • Opening Forward PH Window
  • Sliding PH Side Windows
  • Overhead Lighting 
  • Fans 
  • Splendide Washer/Dryer Combo on Starboard Side
  • Access to Aft Cabin Aft to Starboard
  • Fully Equipped U Shaped Galley Forward of the PH to Port
  • Double SS Sink w/ Pressure H/C Domestic Fresh Water
  • Option to Switch to Raw Water
  • Raw Water Hand Pump
  • Force 10 4 Burner Propane Stove and Oven
  • Firebouy S2A Propane Control and Alarm
  • GE 1800 Watt Microwave
  • Nova Kool FRS 7501 7.5 Cu Ft Fridge/Freezer (12v/110v)
  • Dickenson Adriatic Stovetop/Oven/Cabin Heat (Diesel Fueled)
  • Marinco Fan
  • Ample Lockers Drawers and Counters for Storage
  • L Shaped Settee Opposite Galley w/ Fold Down Table

Aft Stateroom

  • Athwartships Large Double Berth along Transom
  • Opening Port Lights and Deck Hatch
  • Ample Lockers Drawers and Shelves for Storage
  • Overhead and Reading Lights
  • Ensuite Head Forward to Port
  • Vacu-Flush Marine Toilet
  • Vanity w/ Sink H/C Fresh Water
  • Bath Tub w/ Shower Capabilities

Forward Stateroom

  • Pullman Double Berth in Bow
  • Ample Drawers and Lockers for Storage
  • Overhead and Reading Lights
  • Overhead Opening Deck Hatch
  • Watertight Hatch to Anchor Locker Forward

Guest/Day Head

  • Forward of the Galley to Port
  • Vanity w/ Sink H/C Pressure fresh Water
  • Vacu-Flush Marine Toilet 
  • Shower Sump in Floor

Sea Berth

  • Double Berth w/ Lee Cloth Opposite of the Day Head to Starboard
  • Storage in Lockers Outboard of Berth and Under Berth 
Sails and Rigging


  • North Sails Dacron Mainsail w/ 2 Reefs 
  • North Sails Dacron Roller Furling Genoa w/ UV Sun Cover
  • North Sails Dacron Roller Furling Staysail w/ UV Sun Cover
  • North Sails Nylon Gennaker

Spars and Rigging

  • Aluminum Selden Double Spreader Keel Stepped Mast
  • Aluminum Selden Boom w/ Internal Control Lines
  • Selden Solid Telescoping Boom Vang
  • Aluminum Whisker Pole Mounted on the Front of the Mast
  • Furlex by Seldon 400 S Roller Furler on Forestay
  • Hood Sea Furl Roller Furler on Staysail Stay
  • SS 1x19 Wire Standing Rigging w/ Norseman Fitting Terminations
  • Selden Mainsheet Traveler on SS Arch 
  • Lewmar Self Tailing Primary Winches
  • Self Tailing Secondary Winches
  • Self Tailing Halyard and Control Line Winch on Cabintop
  • Spinlock Rope Clutches
  • Polyester Double Braid Running Rigging
  • Winches on Mast for Reefing and Control Lines

AC System-

  • 30 Amp Shore Power Inlet w/ Smart Plug
  • 50' 30 Amp Shore Power Cord w/ Smart Plug End
  • 110V AC Blue Seas Distribution Panel w/ Breakers
  • 3.5KW Next Gen Diesel Generator Approx. 775 hrs.
  • Magnum MS 4024 400 Watt Inverter/Charger 
  • Inverter Remote Panel @ Lower Helm
  • AC Selector Switch
  • 110v GFCI Outlets Throughout the Boat

DC System

  • 12V Engine Start Battery
  • 24V Ships System 
  • 24V Blue Seas Distribution Panel w/ Breakers
  • 12V System for Modest 12V Loads w/ Separate Distribution Panel
  • Amp and Volt Meters
  • Master On/Off Switch
  • 8x 6V Trojan Solar SAGM 220 Deep Cycle Batteries (880 amphrs)
  • 2x Kyocera 450 Watt Solar Panels
  • 3x Kyocera 250 Watt Solar Panels
  • MPPT Solar Panel Controller
  • Victron Energy Orion 12/24-20 DC-DC Converter for Electronics
  • Garmin 4212 12" Plotter Screen @ Lower Helm
  • Garmin Digital Radar Dome on Arch
  • Vesper XB8000 AIS Transponder
  • Garmin Wind Speed and Depth Sensors
  • Standard Horizon Matrix AIS GX 2150 VHF @ Helm
  • VHF RAM in Cockpit
  • ICOM ICM 802 SSB
  • SCS Pactor Modem
  • Garmin Autopilot w. GHC 20 24v Pump
  • Jensen AM/FM/CD Stereo
  • TV in Aft Cabin
  • 4" Brass Seth Thomas Ships Clock
  • 4" Brass Seth Thomas Ships Barometer
  • Perkins Range 4 M 90 90hp Naturally Aspirated Diesel Engine ~2850 hrs
  • ZF 25A 1:93 Ratio Marine Gear
  • Next Gen R20S 1 Cyl Diesel 3.5KW Genset ~775 Hrs
  • Cruise Water Saver 120/24V 30 Gall/Day Water Maker
Additional Information
  • 2x Lofrans Electric Windlass's on Foredeck
  • 1x 95 LB CQR w/ 250' of 3/8" Chain + Rode on the Bow
  • 1x 50 LB Bruce w/ 150' Chain + Rode on the Bow
  • 1x 23FX Fortress on Stern Rail  
  • Well Thought-out Arch at the Stern w/ integrated Davits and Outboard Hoist
  • 2016 Achilles HD300FX RIB GRP Floor
  • 15HP Suzuki 4 Outboard
  • Winslow 6 Person Liferaft
  • ACR Global Fix Pro 406MHZ EPIRB
  • Jordan Series Drogue 
  • Typical CG Safety Gear
  • Fenders and Dock Lines
  • Heaps of Spare Parts
  • Last Haul Out and Bottom Paint- Aug 2021 
  • Recent Survey 
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.