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45' 1980 CHB Europa Sedan Trawler


Last Updated: 2024-05-08

CANADIAN SUNRISE is truly a must see for anyone seeking a high quality trawler that has been extremely well maintained and is cruise ready.  Anyone seriously looking for a well-founded and safe cruising yacht will find satisfaction with CANADIAN SUNRISE.  She is rugged, with a seakindly Monk-designed simi-displacement hull and a ship-like appearance that provides cruising comfort even when most yachts stay at the dock


Make: CHB
Model: Europa Sedan Trawler
Year: 1980
Length: 45ft

Hull Material: Fiberglass
Engine/Fuel Type:
Located In: Emeryville, CA

  • Category: Power
  • Class: Trawlers
  • LOA: 44.83 feet
  • LWL: 40.5 feet
  • Beam: 14.5 feet
  • Max Draft: 4.17 feet
  • Cabin Headroom: 6.67 feet
  • DryWeight: 30000 pounds
  • Total Engines: 3
  • Engine 1
  • EngineMake: Ford Lehman
  • EngineModel: 6 CYL
  • EngineYear: 1980
  • EngineFuel: diesel
  • PropellerType: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • EngineHours: 1700
  • Engine 2
  • EngineMake: Ford Lehman
  • EngineModel: 6 CYL
  • EngineYear: 1980
  • EngineFuel: diesel
  • PropellerType: 3 Blade, Bronze
  • EngineHours: 1700
  • Engine 3
  • EngineMake: Westerbeke
  • EngineModel: 8 KW Generator
  • EngineYear: 1980
  • EngineFuel: diesel
  • EngineHours: 350

  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 200 gallon
  • Fuel Tank Count: 4
  • Water Tank Capacity: 125 gallon
  • Water Tank Count: 2
  • Holding Tank Capacity: 40 gallon
  • Holding Tank Count:1
  • Cabins: 2
  • Heads: 2

Additional Descriptions

Recent Upgrades and Maintenance
  • NEW Garmin Multifunction Display with Radar
  • NEW Camera system with lower helm display
  • Brightwork varnish 2024
  • NEW Flybridge Bimini 2024
  • Engine and Genset full service 2023
  • Engine cooling system maintainance 2023

CANADIAN SUNRISE is the "Europa" pilothouse model of the CHB 45 (CHB stands for Chung Hwa Boatworks) with the master stateroom forward, two heads, and a cockpit allowing access from the stern through a gate, up the ladder to the flybridge and to the side decks. It has a full teak interior, including built-in furnishings and parquet cabin soles. The interior accommodations are well arranged with the galley forward in the salon and easy deck access from the lower help position. The side decks of the Sedan are weather-protected by a bridge overhang, and the decks are wide enough for easy passage arond the house.

Entering the salon through the cockpit teak/glass doors is the spacious salon with the galley forward to port and across to starboard is the the Pilothouse/Lower Helm. Moving forward and down (3) steps awaits the private quarters on the lower level forward of the engine room bulk head with access panel under the stairs. To port is the guest stateroom and across to starboard is the guest head with Vacuflush toilet. Forward is the master stateroom with en-suite private head (with toilet removed) and shower/tub.

Overhead and Sole

The entire salon, galley and cabin overhead is covered with foam-backed and insulated headliner trimmed in teak and two full-length grab rails. Port and starboard overhead rod holders are crafted in teak. The entire interior sole from bow to stern is teak parquet.


Entering through the cockpit via double teak/glass doors the salon greets you with vintage wicker chairs and a large, rectangular dinette to port complete with circular upholstered bench seating. The port side dinette includes massive storage underneath. Also starboard and adjacent to the cockpit doors is a console containing the stereo system, speaker selection system (cabin, cockpit, forward deck, and fly bridge), DVD recorder/player. Adjacent to the console is a 20" flat screen TV. The entire cabin is filled with natural light from the large, opening windows port and starboard. Custom color-coordinated drapes and mini blinds provide privacy when wanted.

Continuing past the dinette to port is a teak room divider-style cabinet with shelves aft and sliding doors foreword providing galley storage as part of the U-shaped galley. To starboard is aft of the pilot station is the refrigerator.


The portside galley is U-shaped for maximum efficiency while preparing meals. There is a 2-burner electric stove and storage underneath, a double stainless sink with storage under and double drawer storage under the counter workspace. The custom teak galley ensemble includes countertops all around with removable inserts covering the stove and sinks. There is also a deep, shelved storage locker with removable countertop insert adjacent to the stove. VITIFRIGO 12/110 Refrigerator-Freezer. Lighting consists of four LED strips & a center light.

Lower Helm

To starboard and opposite the galley is the lower piloting station with spoked, ship's wheel hydraulic steering, Morse-Teleflex engine controls and electronics. Overhead you will find additional piloting and navigation electronics encased in a teak surround extending completely across the vessel.

Private Quarters

Down 3 teak steps awaits a two-cabin, two head layout on the lower level forward of the engine room bulkhead with access panel under the stairs.

Master Stateroom and Head
  • Beautiful curved top, lockable teak entry door

  • Island queen with double drawer storage under and side walk around and bookshelves each side. The suite includes a large hanging locker with beautiful curved-top teak access door and shelving as well as personals cabinets to port and starboard.

    Full size mirror

  • Four bronze, opening port-lights

  • Overhead lighting (4 LED Strips)

  • Twin brass reading lights

  • AC zone control

  • Ensuite private head w/ curved-top teak door, shower/tub combo,

  • Toilet has been removed.
VIP Guest Stateroom
  • Perfect for adults, kids or crew

  • Beautiful curved top, lockable teak entry door

  • Upper single berth

  • Lower 1-½ wide berth

  • Teak 3-drawer dresser and mirror

  • Beautiful hanging locker with curved-top teak door

  • Overhead lighting and twin brass reading lights

Guest Head
  • Beautiful curved top, lockable teak entry door

  • VacuFlush Marine head

  • White countertop w/storage under

  • Overhead light and fluorescent mirror light

  • Grated teak floor with self-draining sub floor under


Accessed via a teak ladder from the cockpit a huge bridge awaits you. The forward helm includes a large teak, spoked steering wheel, depth gauge, Furuno auto pilot, speed indicator & analog instrument display panel. Center forward is the Riche deck binnacle compass. Behind the helm is located a teak and fiberglass bench seat with wide seating facing both fore and aft. Waterproof vinyl cushions cover the backs and bottoms of the bench seat. Custom Stainless Steel Radar ARch Spacious storage under the helm station is accessed via twin louvered teak doors to port and starboard. Aft of the built in seating at the helm station, the upper deck is completely open and will accommodate many folding deck chairs for extra seating within the wraparound stainless handrails.

Deck and Cockpit

Teak abounds in a cockpit entry from the wide teak swim platform with swim steps and transom entry into the aft cockpit area with stainless propane grill powered by gas cylinders. Wide teak side decks give you full walk around and lighted access to the bow where a teak pulpit carries the windlass and 45 lb. CQR style anchor. Spare anchor rode and Fortress anchor in lazarette.

  • Teak Swim Platform
  • Overhead cockpit lighting
  • Teak Side Decks (wide and deep gunnels for safe access)
  • Varnished teak/stainless Steel Railings, Hawse Pipes, and Cleats
  • Fiberglass Hull and Cabin Superstructure
  • Heavy Duty Electric Horizontal VETUS Windlass with 3 station controls
  • Chain and Rope Rode
  • Flag Stanchion Aft
Engine Room and Electrical
  • Twin 120 hp Lehman/Ford mains

  • 8 KW Westerbeke genset with sound shield enclosure

  • Water-cooled wet exhaust mufflers

  • Four 200 gallon steel fuel tanks w/clean-out hatches

  • XANTREX TruCharge 40amp triple battery charger

  • (6) 6V batteries and (1) group 31 battery starting battery in individual battery boxes

  • Two Racor 400 fuel filters and fuel distribution manifold on the engine and 1 Racor 500 fuel filter for the genset

  • AC and DC engine room lighting

  • Insulated ceiling and hull side

  • Aluminum diamond plate engine room removable panel flooring

  • TORRID 12 gallon electric water heater

  • Groco sea strainers

  • Twin station Morse/Teleflex hydraulic steering w/ Furuno Autopilot

  • 1 ICOM VHF radio

Additional Features

  • • Furuno 1930
  • • Sony
  • • w separate higher alarm float switch
  • • Furuno FAP50
  • • Mermaid
  • VHF
  • • Sony
  • • (2) Ritchie
  • • Data Marine
  • • Lowrance
  • OVEN
  • • 2 burner cooktop and Toaster Oven
  • • Fwd cabin, salon, FB
  • • Viti Frigo
  • TV SET


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. Buyer should assume that items on the vessel at the time of viewing, but not specifically listed on this specification sheet, are not included with the sale of the yacht, and should instruct his agents, or his surveyors to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. Buyer assumes responsibility to verify all speeds, consumptions, capacities and other measurements contained herein and otherwise provided, and agrees to instruct his surveyor to confirm such details prior to purchase. This vessel is subject to sale, price and inventory changes, and withdrawal from market without notice.

Bill Adams

Yacht & Ship Sales

415-425-5099 - mobile
415-484-1300 - office

3300 Powell St., Ste 105
Emeryville, CA 94608

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