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Venture 17, 1970, Waco, Texas, $799, sold 11/5/09

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1970 Venture 17

  • LOA 17'4"
  • Beam 6'4"
  • It has a weighted swing keel which makes it self righting. The double hull with foam flotation makes it unsinkable.
  • At 800 lbs, it tows easily.
  • The swing keel draws about 17" when up and 4'9" when down
  • Self bailing cockpit
  • Great Deal for the work already done!
  • The company states on their website that the 17' Venture Sailboat " the fastest and best handling of any of the trailerable cruising sailboats. It is easy to sail, and easy to trailer to your favorite sailing waters. You don't need an expensive mooring. It can be stored on its trailer, launched at any ramp, and rigged in just minutes."
  • All hardware has been removed but is included in the sale, with extras
  • Stainless Steel bow pulpit
  • In the process of sanding/prepping for painting
  • Small repairable hole in starboard topside
  • All teak sanded and oiled - looks great!
  • New rudder
  • New Winch on trailer and boat
  • Mast has internal rigging
  • All new running rigging
  • Topside sanded and ready for paint
  • Room in cabin for two adults and two children


  • 1 Main
  • 2 jibs
  • 1 spinnaker with pole
  • All in good condition

    Trailer included with new tags

    I will deliver for free to anyone between Dallas and Austin.

    Hello David,
    I sold the boat for $725. Thanks for the results.
    Waco, Texas

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