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1982 RL 24 MK VI
On the water and ready to sail. This rare sailboat is in a slip on the northern part of Kentucky Lake. Slip may also be available for around $1200 per year. Very nice, secure facilities with bathhouses, laundry, small shop, wireless Internet, clubhouse and an awesome view. The Kentucky Lake sailing club and most of its members are also in the area. Folks from, Memphis, Evansville, St. Louis and many other places keep sailboats at this marina. It's a relaxing time all around among great people. This is a high performance, competitive boat for racing PHRF 174 in 2006 book, ideal for luxurious day sailing and very comfortable for longer cruising trips, sleeps four.
Rigging, covers and Sails: Main & 2 or 3 jib sails (including storm sail)
Heavy duty Galvanized trailer w/ stabilizer bar and spare tire
Enclosed (portable) toilet with curtain divider for privacy
Magma Propane grill (outside :: removable) w/ cover
Blue cushions :: all have been reupholstered and are in excellent condition
9.9 Evinrude outboard motor w/ two external tanks (3 gallons each) + extra tank and fill hose
The RL24 is a remarkable and popular trailer sailer designed in Queensland by Rob Legg. A number of RL24 have also been built in Western Australia. They were also built under license in Minnesota, USA.
This craft offers outstanding performance, easy launching, retrieving and rigging and particularly for the boating family the RL24 has many safety features and is the winner of the Good Design Award. The award features include simplicity of rigging, self-righting and buoyancy, ease of launching, main and forward cockpits, performance and comfort, unique motor well, and maintenance free hand-laid fiberglass construction.
The craft comfortably sleeps four people. Its interiors are open and clear of unnecessary bulkheads making it highly comfortable to provide comfortable living. The mid-ship toilet, galley and icebox areas are convenient and the cabin can be subdivided.
The design and various safety features of the RL24 lead it to win the Good Design Award. The RL24 is easy to sail solo for a beginner and also satisfies the senses of an accomplished sailor. She is loaded with features yet economical to purchase and affordable to own.
More specific details
Rigged for single handed sailing w/ included tiller tamer
Draws only 12" of water with keel raised :: so, it can be launched almost anywhere
Large cockpit :: comfortably fits four large adults
Sufficient built-in buoyancy to stay afloat even if filled with water
Large V-berth at front (6'10" long) ideal for sleeping two tall people
Two quarter berths are over 6' long
Unique front removable hatch with wide opening :: ideal for taller sailer(s)
Custom screens for front hatch and main door
Well sealed :: doesn't leak a drop
Drop leaf 5' wooden table that runs the length of the boat
Front Anchor and rope in anchor compartment
VHF Marine Radio
Digital Depth Gauge w/ Alarm
Waterproof maps of northern Kentucky Lake
Wired for electricity with battery reserve, battery guage, inverter and inside lights
Onboard battery charger with heavy duty insulated power cable for shore connection
Full safety equipment including life jackets, horn, flares, fire extinguisher and lights
Large internal and external storage compartments and cushioned rails for storage
Extras - cockpit cushions that double as throwable (PFD's) personal flotation devices, fenders, paddle, swim ladder, cockpit drink holders…
In total, approximately 500 RL24 were built. This sailboat was built in 1982 and has been well maintained.
RL 24 Class Specifications
Overall Length 24'
Length at Waterline 19'6"
Displacement 1750 lbs
Ballast 340 lbs
Min. Draft 12"
Max. Draft 4'3"
Sail Area 216 sq. ft
RL24 Class History
1972 Developed by Robb Legg
1973 First production of the Mark I. In total 100 were made
1976 Mark II introduced with hull and centerboard changes
1980 Mark III introduced with interior changes
Mark IV designed with racing in mind is a faster boat designed primarily for racing with a fully batterned main and a drop keel and was instigated by Peter Yeomans of Sydney in his third RL24
Currently registered and insured.
It sold! Thanks,
Kentucky Lake, Kentucky
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