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1975 Sunbird 16
Ready and easy to sail the day you receive, stores in average garage.
I bought this fun boat in 2006 and fixed it up right away.
Cruiser style features make the rigging easy to handle.
Takes about 20 minutes to set-up from the trailer.
Length = 15'-11"
Beam = 5'-9"
weight = 500 lbs
6 adult capacity.
3 Original sails, new battens, new telltales, no rips.
92 s.f Main, 42 s.f. Jib, and 150 s.f. blue and yellow spinnaker.
Mast height 23'-4" at waterline.
Sloop rig, with swing weighted centerboard.
Fiberglass hull is solid, faded, and some dings.
Positive flotation blocks and bow storage cuddy.
Replaced all stays with new stainless steel.
Replaced all lines (sheets, halyards, boom vang, downhaul, etc) with double braided polyester.
Lots of new hardware, cams, boomvang, pulleys, cleats.
New anchor with 100' line, windvane, (2)dock bumpers.
Reconditioned rudder, tiller, and mast support.
New battery with strap downs, recharger, and trolling motor. motor runs, but only has 'on' position
Trailer included,TX registered, new 8" tires with packed bearings, new lights, but left brakelight is faulty, old pair of spares
Great sturdy boat that sails superb in 10-20 knots & can be reefed. No saltwater use I am aware of. The spinnaker sets easy and has new halyard, topping lift, shock cord, & new aluminum spinnaker pole.
I can deliver pretty far (400 miles or so) for gas, and can provide rigging or sailing demo.
Your site was great. The only way to sell a boat as far as I'm concerned. I had 3 fairly real offers, 2 scams, and a good final sale, at my price, and they picked it up. Move this boat to the sailboat gallery. Sold in 5 days.
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