Gulf Coast 18, 1972, Startzville, Texas, $1,550, sold 5/11/08
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1972 Gulf Coast 18 hull #100
L.W.L. 15' 10"
Draft: keel up 9", keel down 3'10"
Retractable 320 lb swing keel
Worm gear Keel winch
Swing keel controlled by winch in cockpit -- when fully raised, no additional draft
Sail area 163 sq ft
Large, open, self-bailing cockpit (scupper holes at stern)
Kick-up rudder of solid aluminum
Adjustable motor mount
Cuddy cabin with storage and positive flotation accessed through a lift-off
Hatch cover and one-piece fiberglass companionway hatch
Mainsheet run to stern
3 year old 5hp Briggs and Stratton 4 cycle outboard included in this sale
High Performance hull designed by Martin Bludworth
Manufactured in Houston Texas
Hull in good condition. gelcoat shows crazing. Not a new boat but solid.
Mast and boom in good used condition.
Sails are old, used and show some wear and staining but are in good, usable
Other standing rigging intact with bronze, open-barrel turnbuckles
Bronze gudgeons and pintels, heavier duty than you would expect on a boat
this size. Some rigging showing age, some atypical.
Bow and stern lights present and functional but needs battery
Tiller is old and could use an upgrade, but I like it
Bottom previously had antifouling paint but has been sanded down to gelcoat
Trailer had light surface rust but has been primed with Rustoleum for
protection and painted blue two years ago
All the paper work for the trailer and boat are in place and ready for you to go sailing.
I bought the motor new and did not register it, but have all the new paper work that came with the motor.
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