Neff Yacht Sales / Used 30 foot HINTERHOELLER Nonsuch 30 Ultra Cruising Sailboat - Might As Well

HINTERHOELLER Nonsuch 30 Ultra

Might As Well

1985 • 30' (9.14 m) • Cruising Sailboat
United States

$42,500 USD

Price Reduced! Motivated Seller!

This well-maintained Nonsuch 30 Ultra is ready to sail! Available to be seen anytime; the Winter Fairclough cover has been removed. With it's wishbone and free-standing aluminum rig, "Might As Well" sails well to weather and on a run and the Electric Halyard Winch makes setting the sail a snap. The large cockpit and salon are perfect for a few friends to join you on the water, the galley is spacious, and the roomy head/shower design allows for plenty of room to move around. Call today for more information or to schedule a viewing of this very popular boat!

(The current owners are selling only because they have purchased a larger boat for long distance cruising.)


Vessel Information

Model: Nonsuch 30 Ultra
Model Year: 1985
Type: Sailboat
Category: Cruising Sailboat
Condition: Used

LOA: 30' (9.14 m)
Beam Feet: 11' (3.63 m)
Draft Feet: 0' (0.00 m)
Engine Info: 27 HP, Single, Inboard, Diesel, westerbeke
Staterooms: 1

Location: Lynn, Massachusetts United States
City: Lynn
Country: United States


Recent Upgrades and Maintenance


New Pressure water pump
New settee cushions – Toray Ultrasuede
Replaced all interior door handles/locks


Doyle Stack Pack
Engine fresh water pump replaced
Upper choker block replaced (from Mike Quill Yacht Rigging)
Choker blocks and rigging, topping lift blocks replaced with Garhauer blocks and Sta-Set
Mainsheet blocks replaced
New Fireboy/Xintex Propane sensor with shut-off
Gel memory foam mattress in forward cabin
Added swim ladder extension (from Stainless Outfitters)


Backup halyard replaced
Rear corner castings replaced (from Mike Quill Yacht Rigging)
New AC power panel with LCD display and ELCI
Propane system re-done with new lines, removed water heater
Rebuilt Platinum Cat heater (at manufacturer), new thermostat
Added engine/electric water heater – 6gal.
Replaced sanitation hoses
New Standard Horizon Matrix VHF with GPS and AIS and antenna
Rebuilt Datamarine wind transducer
Imtra St. Maarten reading lights (2) with Ocean glass shades, LED bulbs in forward cabin
New chrome reading lights (4) with frosted glass shades in main cabin, LED bulbs
New curtains
New LED anchor, masthead, and red/green lights
Wiring for Raymarine e7D and bracket at helm + e7D
New Fairclough winter cover


Galvanic isolator added
Main halyard replaced
Wishbone hangers replaced
Mast inspected

2014 – 2015

Replaced sea water engine pump, fuel lift pump
Replaced lifelines
Replaced teak rub rails
Hull soda blasted and sealed

Equipment List


  • Anchor pulpit with dual rollers
  • Simpson Lawrence Horizon 400 anchor winch with controls at winch and in cockpit
  • 35 lb. CQR with 225' of 3/8 chain
  • Deck pipe for second anchor setup
  • Salt water washdown
  • Boarding ladder extension
  • Lifelines with gate both port and starboard


  • Control panels for engine, autopilot, and anchor windless
  • Wiring and bracket for Raymarine e7D on pedestal guard
  • Teak cup holders and fold-down cockpit table
  • Dodger and bimini – original and well-worn but functional
  • Cockpit cushions – worn but functional
  • Two winch handle pockets
  • LifeSling MOB
  • Propane locker with two steel propane bottles
  • Various fenders and docklines

Sail Handling

  • All lines led to cockpit
  • Lewmar electric self-tailing halyard winch with switch in cabin
  • Barient self-tailing winches for main sheet and choker/topping lift/backup halyard
  • Three winch handles
  • Tides track on mast
  • North Sail with single reef, approx. five seasons use
  • Doyle stack pack
  • Most blocks and lines replaced within the last five years


  • Westerbeke 27 serviced annually by Hansen Marine in Marblehead
  • Max Prop, 2-blade propeller
  • Hot and cold pressure water
  • Six gallon water heater, engine or electric heating


  • All interior lights are either LED or fluorescent
  • Two deep-cycle house batteries, one deep cycle starting battery
  • Shore power with galvanic isolator and ELCI breaker
  • 50' Shore power cord


  • Furuno 1623 Radar
  • Raymarine e7D chartplotter
  • Datamarine speed, depth, wind instruments (speed not functioning)
  • Misc spares for Datamarine instruments
  • Raymarine ST4000+ autopilot with spare wheel drive
  • Fusion AM/FM/Bluetooth with six speakers
  • Standard Horizon Matrix VHF radio with GPS/AIS


  • Hillerange two-burner propane stove with pot holders
  • Adler-Barbour refrigeration in icebox
  • Foot pump for icebox/fresh water
  • Propane solenoid control and 2 channel fume detector


  • Raritan PHII manual head
  • Standard Ultra layout

Forward cabin

  • Custom Gel memory foam mattress
  • Standard Ultra layout
  • Imtra St. Maarten Ocean Swirl reading lights

Winter storage

  • Seven boat stands
  • Fairclough winter cover

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