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Welcome To Tradewind Yacht Sales

Owned and operated by the same owner since 1977, Tradewind Yacht Sales is a highly respected yacht broker which spent its first 20 years on Lake Union in Seattle and is now the most visible yacht broker on the Olympic Peninsula. We service both power and sail with professionalism and knowledge. Whether you are selling or buying, we are here to serve your needs.

Featured Boat
photo of 39' Sparkman & Stephens Finisterre Yawl
39' Sparkman & Stephens Finisterre Yawl
1960 US$ 185,000

A stunning example of this legendary design, "Querencia" is a sister-ship to the famed "Finisterre", three-time winner of the Bermuda to Newport race.   From the drafting board of Sparkman & Stephens Design # 1054, "Querencia" was built in 1960 and underwent an 18 month restoration from the keel up in 2002.  

The 2002 refit was completed by the current owner, a knowledgeable yachtsman, using a hand-picked team of local craftsmen lead by professional shipwright Ed Lamberson and included: new teak decks, toe rails, skylight and cockpit coamings; a new housetop of Yellow Cedar and canvas over Mahogany beams; stripping of the hull to bare wood inside and out; refinishing of the hull; a gold leaf cove stripe; reconfiguration of the existing cabinetry and complementing of the same with new Yellow Cedar countertops and ceilings;  a complete up to date Raymarine electronics system was installed and includes radar, chart plotter, AIS, sonar, Sirius weather, autopilot, EPIRB and VHF;  new sails, sail cover and bimini from Schauttauer Sails, Inc. of Seattle; a 40 horsepower Yanmar diesel engine was installed; custom designed, stained glass panels from Mesolini Glass Studio of Bainbridge Island for the galley and companionway;  leather seat cushions for the main salon;  ultra suede mattress covers;  cabin lights and hardware imported from England.  Her hull is constructed of 1-1/8" teak planks over Yakel frames fastened in bronze with Abitong deadwood. Her floor grid, centerboard, centerboard trunk, and the mast step are bronze.  Spars are Sitka Spruce; new pin rails are teak.

Throughout this extensive refit,  every effort was made to maintain the integrity of "Querencia's" traditional pedigree.  In 2004 she was re-christened and launched in Port Townsend, Washington.

Since her restoration, "Querencia" has been lovingly and meticulously maintained while being regularly sailed; competing in nine Swiftsure regattas and wooden boat festivals.  She has been Best in Show twice at the Victoria B.C. wooden boat festival.

"Querencia" is a sublime blend of form and function, maintained in Bristol condition and a rare gem in today's marketplace.

To view a 5 minute aerial video of this beautiful vessel under full sail please visit:


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Tradewind Yacht Sales
17791 Fjord Dr NE Suite S
Poulsbo, WA 98370, United States

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