The vessel is easy to sail and has a proven record of reliability and design. She is heavily ballasted with a full keel and a canoe stern, high sides and a spacious cabin with 6'4" headroom. She quickly gets up to 5-6 knots in a stiff breeze and will stay there all day, Well balanced and easy to ste...more
The vessel is easy to sail and has a proven record of reliability and design. She is heavily ballasted with a full keel and a canoe stern, high sides and a spacious cabin with 6'4" headroom. She quickly gets up to 5-6 knots in a stiff breeze and will stay there all day, Well balanced and easy to steer. She sleeps 5 in 4 berths and has lots of room for storage.
She has a solid fiberglass hull and is built like a tank! Full keel classic design (keel completely integrated as part of the hull), 5' draft with 7 tons internal ballast. Full-length rudder attached top & bottom to the keel, worm gear steering, and the 20hp Volvo 2-cyl diesel was rebuilt in 2002.
The mast is Cedar hollow box construction varnished wood in great condition.She has a Hank-on Jib and 130% Genoa (serviceable). The Mainsail has 2 reef points.
The Decks/Cabin top are thick fiberglass over wood core, and are structurally sound.
All bronze portholes -All bronze through-hull fittings with proper heavy valves, very dry boat.
Fully enclosed head with sink and marine head, 15 gal. holding tank with pump-out and overboard connections & macerator
The Galley has 2-burner stove & oven (simple camping bottle style, not fixed propane installation), icebox, sink, lots of storage. 2 s/s freshwater tanks totaling 85 gal.
She has two new (2017) deep-cycle batteries, shorepower connection & charger.
All offers are welcome
Moderate leakage in salon needs attending to - headliner removed in the main cabin, so all through-fittings on deck are currently totally accessible.
Needs love and attention - mostly cosmetic work but structurally sound and ready to sail, Awlgrip Ice Blue paint fuel tank recently opened and cleaned. Staysail sail needs replacing.
Bimini over cockpit (just re-stitched), new main and jib covers.
Decorative teak decking overlay (needs work - still thick and ready for refinishing)
60-day Sea Tow membership* comes standard with your boat purchase!
All reasonable offers will be reviewed and presented to the seller.
All offers are contingent upon being fully satisfied with unit after personal inspection and/or professional inspection.
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