Tradewind 41LN07
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HIN: XSA004071181 more photos
Hull Laid: November 1981
Hai-O Yard, Taiwan
Marcin (Martin) Oleksiuk
Owner Bought Sold Boat's Name Home Port
Magda Siemiginowski & Marcin (Martin) Oleksiuk September 2012 Tradewind Ontario, Canada
Eric Dullerud Orient Express Toronto, Canada

About the Owners (present and past)
Magda and Martin report that "Tradewind is currently out of the water, has been since Oct 2012, and is undergoing a complete refit. She spent 30 years on the water - we are slowly bringing back her glory." (from a 24 July 2014 email)

Equipment and Information

  • Builder/Designer Builder: Lord Nelson
  • Dimensions LOA: 41'
  • LWL: 36'2"
  • Beam: 12'10" Displacement: 30,500
  • Draft: 5'8"
  • Ballast: 11,000
  • Drive Train
    • BMW 3-cylinder marine diesel, 50 hp at 3,200 RPM, 3000 hours (overhauled in 2003)
    • Hurth 250-2.OR gearbox (new in 1997, serviced 2008)
    • 1.5 inch diameter drive shaft
    • Fixed 3-bladed bronze propeller
  • Tankage
    • Fuel: 110 gal
    • Water: 200 gal
    • Holding: 15 gal
  • Sleeps six in two staterooms, one settee berth & one pilot berth
  • Head room is 6'4".
  • Solid teak interior, teak & holly sole, solid African Mahogany compression post.
  • Bronze & brass fittings throughout.
  • Forward-ample access to the sail locker & chain locker is provided from the head.
  • The head has a marble vanity with bronze and porcelain taps, SS sink, and ample storage.
  • The pilot berth has been converted for storage with removable teak shelving.
  • Port side settee/berth pulls out for extra seating at the table.
  • Red courtesy lights throughout.
  • Fourteen opening bronze ports
  • Three large hatches
  • Four SS dorades provide excellent ventilation.


  • Excellent storage in 5 drawers & cupboards.
  • All counter tops surrounded by attractive fiddles.
  • Propane stove (new in 2002).
  • Microwave oven
  • dual SS sinks
  • Teak wine glass & dish racks,
  • 12 cu. ft. well insulated Adler Barbour refrigerator/freezer.


  • Garmin 35 GPS connected to a Compac laptop computer with "The Captn" electronic charting software.
  • Hydraulic auto pilot in the navigation mode. (New in 2002)
  • Standard Horizon 175C chart-plotter with external antennae (new in 2005)
  • E-Trex hand-held GPS (new in 2002)
  • JRC 1000 radar with 16 NM range (new 2002)
  • Apelco fish-finder with external transducer (spare depth finder)
  • Speed & distance log
  • Wind speed & direction
  • SEA 156 VHF, antennae & cabling (upgraded 2002)
  • Icom 7200, SSB radio, (new March 2005, converted to be operational on HAM bands as well)
  • Hand held Standard Horizon VHF (new 2002)
  • Weatherfax software: Weatherfax 2000 displayed on the laptop from SSB obtained information Electrical
  • Batteries
    • 8D 220 amp gel-cell battery located in the forepeak is dedicated for the anchor winch
    • Two 8D 220 amp gel cell house batteries (new 2006)
    • One 120 amp. gel cell starter battery (new 2006)
  • Balmar 165 amp alternator (new in 2008, old 120 amp Balmar as spare)
  • 60 amp 12V to 110 V inverter (2007)
  • Intelligent 3-battery charger (2007)
  • Kiss High output wind generator (new 2002)
  • Transformer: 220V to 110V (for use in Europe, new 2003)
  • Miscellaneous electrical cords & adaptors
  • Incandescent brass lamps with separate night vision red bulbs in certain areas.
  • 110VAC outlets throughout boat


  • Fiberglass hull laid up in alternate layers of mat & roving (over one inch thick near the keel).
  • A unique feature of the Lord Nelson 41 hull design is that the rub-rails are moulded in, making the hull extremely stiff.
  • Hull & deck color is white.
  • Upper deck, over the cabin, is inlaid with teak planking (3 separate areas on each side of the cabin).
  • The keel is cast iron and is moulded into the hull.
  • Waterline stripe is dark green.
  • The entire deck is surrounded by 6 inch high moulded in fiberglass combings for safety.
  • The cockpit area is finished in solid teak over the fiberglass base.
  • Four unique outboard storage lockers surround the cockpit area.
  • The destroyer type SS steering wheel is teak covered.

Miscellaneous Equipment

  • Ground Tackle
    • 45 lbs Kingston plough anchor mounted on the bow with 30 feet of chain and 200 feet of 5/8 inch rode
    • 33 lbs Kingston plough anchor mounted on the bow with 50 feet of chain and 150 of 5/8” rode
    • Bruce anchor
    • Vetus electric winch chain, foot-switch operated, is mounted on the bow
  • Avon Ocean Class 6-man life raft in canister mounted on deck (2002, last serviced 2007)
  • 406 Class ACR EPIRB
  • Additional Class B ACR EPIRB kept as spare
  • Ditch-bag containing: flares, kite, GPS, hand-held VHF and other survival gear including hand operated water-maker
  • Man-over-board pole with attached horse-shoe buoy
  • Life jackets, flares
  • Collision mat
  • 10 foot Caribe RIB dinghy (new 2002)
  • 10 hp Nissan OB motor (new 2002)
  • Full cockpit cushions made of close-celled foam
  • Dodger (spray hood) new 2002
  • Bimini & side curtains new 2002
  • Large tarp covering 60% of the deck (for use in the tropics)
  • 6 fenders
  • 3 fire-extinguishers
  • Mechanical Steering
    • Pedestal with cable transmission to heavy duty cast-iron quadrant mounted directly on the rudder stock.
    • Emergency tiller mountable directly on top of rudderstock.
  • Self-steering systems
    • Com-Nav hydraulic self-steering connected directly to rudder-stock below deck (new in 2002).
    • Navico, belt driven electric self steering system connected directly to the wheel (used as spare , new in 1996.)
    • Voyageur self-steering wind vane (new in 2002).

Rigging and Sails

  • The boat is cutter rigged (extra inner forestay).
  • Mast is stepped on deck. Top of mast is 57 feet above water level and provided with one set of spreaders.
  • All standing rigging is 3/8 inch wire (completely replaced in 2002)
  • Swage-less terminals are provided on standing rigging throughout.
  • Backstay is serving as antennae for the SSB radio and is provided with special insulators at both ends.
  • All running rigging was replaced in 2002.
  • Slab reefing on main sail and roller furling (Profurl) on genoa.
  • Staysail is hankded on.
  • Boom is supported in a sturdy gallows terminated in solid bronze end-brackets.
  • Sails and canvas
    • Yankee high-cut original sail in excellent condition
    • 150% genoa (new in 2002)
    • Staysail: 2 reef points
    • Cruising spinnaker with snuffer
    • Triple stitched Lee cruising main, 3 reef points, (new 2007, old main as spare)
    • Sunbrella sail cover (new 2007)
  • 8 Barient winches
  • 4 winch handles (2 locking)
  • Spare Parts and Tools: The boat contains approximately $4,000 worth of spare parts for engine and major mechanical/electrical systems.
  • The two foremost bulkheads were professionally retrofitted to become watertight in the 2002 upgrading of the boat.

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