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200 – Sailboats

 

C & C 27C&C 27 MK V ( 1987 Racer/Cruiser, N.O.T.L Hull #170 )
HighLights:
- Most Popular Small Yacht racer/cruiser ever made & sold in North America
- A FANTASTIC Sailboat, strong, light, fast, smooth, stable, & perfectly balanced in all weather
- One of very few C&C 27 MKV’s with OUTBOARD engine (solid Mercury 9.9 Longshaft [2001])
- Last Original C&C employee built/owned NOTL sailboat, (W/custom “Smoke” rig race pack)
(Heavy Duty mast, boom, rigging, hand rails, lines/organizers/clutches/winches configuration)

Updated Equipment includes:
- 7 sails (2main, 2 genny, 2 spin, 1 blade, 4/6 years and older)
- Winches – Original Barient self-tailing 10’s / Newer Lewmar 2 speed, self-tailing 30’s
- New Lewmar SZ1 (4x1) MainSheet Traveller, Garhauer HD (6x1) MainSheet Blocks
- Spectra/Dyneema lines/halyards led aft to cockpit via new Harken “quad” clutches
- Roomy Full size 6’1 Cabin ht, 2 sinks, 5 berths for excellent lake cruising
- Huge storage space, two built-in fridge coolers, gymbaled stove, +++
- Large cockpit comfortably fits 6 for all day cruising, plus built in “high-side” combing seats
- Tiller steering (great control, extra cockpit room), swim ladder, large aft pulpit
- Full coverage newer Bimini and Dodger awnings for great weather protection
- New VHF radio, great clarion stereo system, folding 6-point steel cradle

SERIOUS ENQUIRIES ONLY: TORONTO
Call: 647-770-2789
email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

January 22, 2019

 

 

 

Kirby 25Kirby 25" 1981 sloop, hull number 179. Asking: $3500
This is a well-built, well-designed boat, hauled last year, the hull was waxed and the bottom painted (double coated). Over-hauled Johnson electric start outboard, new battery.

The Kirby 25' is a Canadian sailboat, designed by Bruce Kirby, first built in 1978 by Mirage Yachts. Draft of 4.2’, displaces 3,150 lbs.
Summer is getting on and we're ready to sell this boat to some lucky person.

For serious inquiries, please email a name and phone number with the best time for me to return your call.
GB Hollerith This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

September 11, 2018

 

 

1975. Shearwater (built by Whitby Boatworks, of Whitby Ontario), is a classic blue water cruiser (always noticed in an anchorage). Second owner since 1982. Re-engined w/a Kubota based 37 HP engine.

Roller furling, wheel steering w/autopilot. Solar panels on dodger & bimini (500 watts). Complete cockpit canvas enclosure. 3 anchors (Manson, Bruce & CQR) w/200′ chain & nylon rode. Many other additions/upgrades too numerous to mention. Achilles inflatable w/9.8 HP Nissan outboard also available. Has been cruised locally in the Chesapeake Bay, and also years of cruising in the Abacos, Bahamas. Boat located in Kinsale,VA. Asking $30,000 USD.

Many photos/info: http://www.alberg37.org. (Go to the ‘sidebar’ on the website ‘Search The Site’, type in Shearwater)

Contact Information:
Tom and Kaye Assenmacher
1006 Brook Ave. #32
Kinsale, VA 22488 (USA)
804-472-3853
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Link to Photo: https://audioseastories.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/TJAssenmacher.jpg 

November 13, 2018

 

CS 27For Sale: CS-27, Made in 1979. Asking price $7500

Features: 8 HP Yanmar inboard Diesel engine, Shoal draft keel, Storage cradle with welded blocks for hydraulic trailer, 2 burner stove, Swim ladder, Standing head room, Large icebox, Head, Large cockpit

Work done in last 10 years:
Main sail 2010
Harken Mark IV furling system 2012 -$2000
Uk Halsey 155% jib 2013 -$2200
3-battery marine charger 2013 -$200
Genco winter cover 2014 -$2100
Updated electrical panel marine grade 2015 -$650
Spinnaker, pole and rigging 2018 -$1000

Contact Tyler; (437)288-6359 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

January 4, 2019

 

 

300 – Accessories/Gear

Laminated vintage topographic mapsFor sale: One of a kind marine / waterway laminated vintage topographic maps
All 20 maps are professionally laminated in sequence in a solid fine wood frame.
Waterway maps feature: Glen Ross to & Healy Falls Locks, Bensfort Bridge, Rice Lake to Peterborough, Lakefield and Burleigh Falls to Buckhorn to Gannon Harrows to Bobcaygeon to Balsam Lake & Harrington Narrows.
Included are Sturgeon Lake, Cameron Lake, Balsam Lake to Lake Simcoe to Bolsover Lock, Lake Couchiching to Big Chute to Port Severn.

Symbol reference to dangers such as topographic depth contours, rock awash, shoal rock. Other aids to navigation include symbols reference to quality of bottom, buoys & beacons.
Scale 1:20 000
Depths in feet

Asking $160

call or text for more details at 705-495-7604

September 10, 2018

 

We are a small marina in southern Ontario, looking for a vacuum pumpout system either new-refurbished or used. If you know of any or where we might look would be very helpful. Thank you in advance. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

October 11, 2018

 

 

 

400 – Sails

WANTED – Beneteau First 36.7 mainsail used.  If you are getting a new one, we need the previous one igc. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

November 26, 2018

 

 

 

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600 – Rental/Charter/Exchange

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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