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1972 Balboa 26 Sailboat

End Time:10/6/2013 18:15
Sold Price:$7,000
Listing Format:Chinese
Location:Somerset, Ohio (43783)
For Sale By:Private Seller


Year:1972Fuel Type:Gas
Make:BalboaEngine Make:9.9 Yahama 4 Cycle
Model:26Engine Model:
Length:26.0Engine Type:Outboard
Beam:8.0Fuel Capacity:11-20
Condition:Boat Type:Sloop


1972 Balboa 26 sailboat designed by Lyle Hess and manufactured by Coastal Marine. This boat is in sail-away condition completely fitted out for extended cruising. My wife and I have spent a month cruising each year on her for the past 9 years. Except for this year, she has been in fresh water during the time we have owned her. This spring, we spent a month sailing her from Fort Myers, Florida, south to and around the keys and then back to Miami. The boat is set up to sail-single handed with all lines leading back to the cockpit. The boat has been stored inside in a heated garage during the offseason. I have completely remodeled the inside using cherry paneling for the bulkheads and cherry wood for the table, lockers, and window frames. The cushions were recovered in 2009, the sails replaced in 2005. We designed the refit for comfort for two people. The 9.9 hp Yamaha outboard provides more than enough power to move her along at her designed hull speed. The boat has a 1200 lb swing keel with an 8 foot beam providing significant stability. The tandem axle trailer with electric brakes allows this boat to be easily trailed. We have hauled her to the west end of Lake Superior, Mystic, Connecticut and Miami, Florida from our home in Ohio. We have traveled the full length of Lake Superior and traveled down the rivers from Cincinnati, Ohio to Mobile, AL. The boat is basically a fresh water boat that has made a couple trips in salt water. We are selling her because as we get older, we feel we need something a bit more elderly friendly and larger in which to do our cruising. She is a fine boat in great shape with many added features. Garmin 536 Chart Plotter and Depth Sounder Standard Horizon GX2100 Matrix Series AIS VHF/FM Marine Transceiver Raymarine ST1000 Tiller Pilot Hummin Bird Depth Sounder Jenson MSR 3007 Sirius Capable Stereo with Sirius Antenna Blue Sea Electronic Ammeter Platismo Mini Contest Mounted Magnetic Compass Large Brass Barometer Large Brass Clock 9.9 Hp Yamaha Electric Start 4 Cycle Outboard Motor 4 Gallon Portable Fuel Tank 12 Gallon Mounted Polyethylene Fuel Tank with Electric Gauge 12 Gallon Steel Removable Fuel Tank Mounted Blower in Bilge 30 Gallon Bladder Style Fresh Water Tank Main Sail, New 2005 150 Genoea, New 2005 Spinnaker, Unknown Age Older Main Sail Older Genoea Two Lewmar Self Tailing Jib Winches One Non Self Tailing Halyard Winch Lazy Jacks Jiffy Reefing With Two Sets of Reefing Points on Main Sail CDI Jib Furler Sunbrella Sail Cover Harken Blocks Spinlock Line Clutches Mast Stepping Bridal Custom Rudder Custom Cherry/Walnut Tiller Large CQR Anchor Danforth Anchor and 5 Feet of Chain and 150 Feet of Rode Jacklines Bimini Deck Coated with Kiwi Grip Non-Skid 2009 2 Boarding Ladders; One Mounted, One Detachable 30 Amp Shore Power Hookup Custom Made and Installed Cherry Bulkheads Custom Cherry Table (Still Have the Original World Map Table) Two Custom Salon Lockers Custom Shelving in Built-in Lockers Custom Cherry Window Frames Lighting Converted to LED 12 Volt Auxiliary Outlets Throughout 110 Volt Outlets Throughout 2 Sinks with Whale Flipper Pumps 2 Burner Electric Stove (Shore Power) Porta- Potti 2 Bilge Pumps 1 Jabsco Diaphragm Pump 1 Rule 3800 GPH Centrifugal Pump Tandem Axle Trailer with Electric Brake Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE

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