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SOLD: 1973 Contessa 26, #48

  • Dreamspeaker, ex Rum Ginny, ex Dreamspeaker, ex Barefoot
  • Beautifully maintained, fully equipped for cruising and club racing
  • Glossy white gelcoat in excellent condition, blue cove stripe and boot top, blue VC17M
  • Blue Sunbrella Natty Dodger and sail cover
  • Varnished teak trim and cockpit grate
  • Forward toe and hand rails stripped and refinished with 6 coats Epifanes varnish (2011)
  • New hatch boards (2011)
  • Cockpit lockers, bilges and engine compartment re-painted (2010-2011)
  • Fuel tank cleaned and reinstalled on new base with new deck fill and gauge (2010)
  • Cockpit drains relocated, new seals on access hatches with positive-sealing, single-bolt fastener system (one per hatch, 2011)
  • Five coats Interprotect 2000 epoxy barrier coat (2006), top coat squeegeed and sanded to #320
  • Yanmar 1GM10 diesel (1995), re-installed in 2011 on new bearers and mounts
  • Doyle PHRF main with loose foot, two full battens, two reefs, draft stripes, numbers and insignia (2010)
  • North 153% genoa with numbers and draft stripes (2005)
  • Good suit of Raudaschl sails – bi-radial main (1995), #1, #2, #3
  • Spinnaker in turtle bag with pole, winches, lines and gear
  • Halliards, lift, reefing and vang led aft to two Harken #8 winches on cabin top with SpinLock organizers and clutches, jib downhaul line led aft to cockpit
  • Barient #16 primary winches, Gibb spinnaker winches, Gibb halyard winches on mast
  • New stainless rigging in 2010 with Sta-Lok terminals, Blue Sea toggled turnbuckles, new Klacko Marine tangs for 7/32” uppers (upsized from 5mm)
  • New lifelines in 2010 with gate eyes and Wichard gate hooks
  • New bronze, ball-valve seacocks throughout (2006-2008)
  • Pumps – Whale Gusher manual (2009), Rule 500 electric (2010)
  • Jabsco head (2004)
  • Uniden Solara VHF (2007)
  • Plastimo compass,speed/distance log, Magellan handheld GPS with mount
  • Danforth and Bruce-style anchors, 100’ and 250’ marked nylon rodes, 10’ chain
  • Force 10 barbecue, new ForeSpar Mini-Galley (2011)
  • Starting and house batteries
  • Two boarding ladders, fenders, dock lines, all safety gear
  • Folding cradle
  • Lying Mimico Cruising Club, Toronto, Ontario
  • Asking $13,000