Cruising with DEB & Phil Perfitt on Coastal Drifter ​ 

About our yacht


  • Blown By The Wind
  • Diesel Engine
  • Shower
  • Private Cabin
  • Spacious sun deck
  • Rubber dinghy 
  • with gas outboard
  • Safety equipment
  • CPR and other safety training
  • SCUBA certified (ACUC)
  • Travel (leisurely)
  • Frequent Stops for clearing Customs


Built in 2006, SV Coastal Drifter is a Folkes 42 design with steel hull.  Built by Doug Gilroyd on Vancouver Island.  A sloop with furling headsail, she has a 6 ft draft.

NOT real Staff


She started out as a Steward, and now she's the Best Mate. 


Have a water phobia? No fear! Coco will keep you company on the deck, cuz she's not fussy about a swim either.


could join us as a guest once we get underway.

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A new SCUBA diver, Phil retired from the Royal Canadian Air Force as a Captain in August 2013.  Now THE captain, he plans  to sail the tropics with his crew of two: Best Mate & Man's  Best Friend.

Never been in the ocean? Don't worry! SV Coastal Drifter works in fresh water as well as salt!