This 1978 Chrysler 26 is Stored indoors this is a COMPLETELY RESTORED 1978 Chrysler 26 with a COMPLETELY RESTORED TRAILER. This is a great boat and among the largest of trailer sailors with standing headroom. This boat was a Covid isolation project. We love sailing so much that we are upgrading to a larger boat. This boat is a tank with roller furling 150% genoa, self-tailing winches and a 15hp mariner two-stroke. This is a complete turnkey set up.
Grove City PA near Pittsburgh PA
All work was done in 2020 - 2022. The boat is currently stored indoors for the winter but can be viewed anytime. See below for a shortened list of upgrades on the boat and trailer done during restoration.
Removed and re-bedded all deck hardware with butyl tape.
Garmin gps, knotmeter, compass, depth meter.
Newly fabricated ss mast step
Self-tailing winches for genoa
Small winch for main halyard.
All lines routed to the cockpit.
Put in new cockpit subfloor.
Replaced rotten wood in cockpit storage hatch with g10 board
Deck soft spots repaired and applied new non-skid paint
New 100amp hour AGM battery.
All new dc wiring (all new mast wiring for anchor light, steaming light, deck light, panel also includes instruments, automatic bilge pump, all new LED cabin lights, electric galley water pump, four USB charging ports as well as two DC plugs.)
50 watt solar charger with controller.
All new ac wiring for two gcfi receptacles and battery charger.
Ac wire panel painting of a dock at sunset.
Interior of cockpit storage hatches coated with flex seal.
New cabin sol carpet.
Reupholstered salon cushions.
All new oak and chestnut custom galley with stainless steel sink, electric pump faucet, drawer, and a ton of storage.
13-gallon bladder water tank.
New loose foot main sail with one reef point.
Genoa was reconditioned including new sun band
All new running rigging
All engine control to cockpit with new shifter and kill switch in cockpit with electric key start.
Installed new starter solenoid.
New aft berth liner
All new tinted port lights all around.
New port light curtains
Installed cabinets under companionway steps
All new swing keel hardware (winch, cable and pivot pin)
Bottom professionally redone (completely striped and sanded to gelcoat followed by applying new done barrier coat and bottom paint)
Autopilot for tiller (needs to be installed)
Custom built mast raising system.
Companion way installed air conditioning unit.
Cabin is dry and bilge is dry but an automatic bilge pump is installed.
Motor was serviced with the installation of a new water pump.
New gas tank
Custom shade bimini
Lazy jacks available but not installed.
All new surge hydraulic brake system installed on both axles.