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Florida Bay Mud Hen, 1983, Miami, Florida, $5,600, Price reduced 12/21/10 to $3,750, SOLD 1/31/11

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Florida Bay Mud Hen, 1983(Gaff-Rigged Cat Boat)

Built in Miami in the 80's by the Florida Bay Boat Company for the shallow water sailing of Biscayne Bay, this trailerable boat (hinged mast for easy trailering and set-up, can launch alone in 10 minutes.) floats/sails in 6" of water and is perfect for shallow water sailing and beach landings.


  • 17'4",
  • draft 6" with centerboard up,
  • 3'6" with centerboard down,
  • beam 6'3",
  • weight 650 lbs,
  • sail area 155 sq. ft.

    Tanbark sail with two sets of reef points in very good condition, original sail is also included (repairable condition)

    All lines are new: dock lines, peak halyard, throat halyard, main sheet, new lazy jacks set up (incl. new pulleys), new reefing set up (incl. cunningham hook, boom pulleys, mast cleats)

    All woodwork has been refinished

    Brand new custom stainless steel tabernacle and mast stub (this is the bracket that allows the mast to hinge)

    Lots of new hardware:

  • pulleys on mast,
  • gaff pole pulley,
  • swing keel bolt,
  • tiller bolts,
  • bimini top brackets,
  • gaff jaw bolts,
  • various trailer hardware

    Galvanized "Rocket" trailer in good condition: new tires, two new lights, new winch, trailer has a long arm (good for keeping your car out of the water)

    Top sides recently wet sanded and compounded, looks great. Bottom was painted by previous owners.

    Bimini top included

    Engline not included in price, but available if interested.

    Thank you. Matt.
    Miami, Florida

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