6/28/09,

American 6.5, 1978, Little Rock, Arkansas, $3,000, sold 7/2/09

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1978 American 6.5

  • Length 21'
  • bottom job 2008: Iron keel ground to bare metal, treated with special Por-15 etching primer and barrier coat, then faired
  • Rudder faired, all underwater surfaces painted with Petit epoxy barrier coat and Petit Vivid hard anti-fouling paint (not in water since)
  • hull buffed & waxed, topsides pressure-washed
  • All exterior wood has new Petit Easypoxy varnish (minimum of 4 coats)
  • Newer main with single reef point, original jib, gennaker with whisker pole
  • New Gauhauer mainsheet blocks
  • newer halyards and sheets
  • boom vang
  • genoa tracks
  • rudder is all fiberglass - not the wood kick-up rudder
  • custom detachable stern light visible over raised motor
  • newer interior cushions
  • table can be moved to cockpit or cabin
  • Spare 6-gal gas can, 5 oversize fenders
  • 5-6 live jackets, 2 throwable PFD's,
  • porta-potty and swim ladder
  • Anchor with 150 ft chain/rope rode and oversize swivel shackle
  • This boat is easy to sail. I frequently single-hand her, especially at night. She has been well-maintained and is ready to sail. I have sailed her in gentle breezes and in 30+ knots of wind.

    8hp Merc Mariner (have service manual also) with lifting motor bracket

    boatyard trailer included (never been on the highway with the boat)

    David - I have been a big fan of your web site for many years. Now I really know why. I sold my Spirit 6.5 within 48 hours of submitting the ad, and for the full asking price as well.
    Your web site provides a valuable service to sailors. Keep up the great work!
    Thanks so much - Guy
    Little Rock, Arkansas


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