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Melonseed, 14' Skiff, 1999, Raleigh, North Carolina, $6,000, SOLD 7/27/10

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Melonseed, 14', 1999 with trailer

Crawford Boat Building hull #197

  • LOA 13' 8"
  • Beam 4' 3"
  • Weight 230 lbs
  • Draft 6" to 2'6"
  • Cockpit length 6' 1"
  • Pivoting centerboard model
  • Hull color: dark green
  • Deck color: ivory
  • Dacron sail color: Linen (new 2010)
  • Older tan bark sail available (faded stripe)
  • Sail area 62 sq. ft.
  • Waterproof full mooring cover
  • Two 7 1/2' Shaw and Tenny oars
  • Douglas Fir mast and spars varnished with Epifanes
  • Spars (3) length 10' 0", and all equipment, will stow inside the boat
  • Leather chafe guards on spars (new 2010)
  • New England Ropes 3-strand Dacron lines (new 2010)
  • Boat name: "Pollywog" with gold pinstripe.
  • Armada finish on teak woodwork

  • 2007 Galvanized trailer
  • carpeted bunks.
  • three rollers under keel.
  • 2" ball hitch.
  • Very low mileage
  • Trailer can be negotiated out for lower boat price

  • All items in very good to excellent condition
  • Boat stored in boat port under cover
  • Maintenance work done on the boat in 2010 included a new sail, teak oiled sled, Armada oiled the rudder, tiller and coaming, compounded the scratches out of the hull, waxed the hull, new leathers on the spars, Varnished the spars, Installed new flag staff on the tiller, scrubbed the cover back to life and reapplied waterproofing, Negatives are the usual scratches and one or two bigger ones on the hull, Coaming was cracked before my ownership and fixed by a professional and is now only a cosmetic issue.

    Pictures are recent and up to date. I can send more as required.

    Alison - boat sold within a week - again your site has come through as the very best - thanks!
    Dean

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