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For Sale: 1981 Contessa 26

With regret I am selling my Contessa 26, I am the third owner of this boat. Besides Comments on its sailing abilities, here are Some highlights to this beautiful boat.
-Top sides refinished 2012 Flag blue.( $2200)
-new lifelines 2012 ($500)
-bottom coat, anti-fouling every year.
-Feryman 7hp Diesel re condition 2013 ( $4500)
-two new Deep Cycle batteries 2013
-Double Axel trailer, serviced, 4 new 10ply tires ($1200)
-Toe rails, hand rails refinished 2013.
-2 main Sails, one great condition full batten, one medium condition.
-Furling 100% jib good condition, stormsail, 120% genoa, 2 spinnakers with pole one like new.
- Federally registered
-Traveller bar installed aft of cockpit.
-all rigged for solo, jiffy rig on main, for quick reefing, all lines lead to cockpit.
-four winches two self tailing.
-danforth anchor, with excessive amount of rode.
-lifejackets, cushions, bumpers, extra lines, ice box, head, sink, portable butane burner, boards and cushions to attach port and starboard berths into double, tools, extra cleats, clamps, and blocks.
-auto helm
-manual bilge pump
-depth meter, compass.

This year, I was to put a new vhf radio and new masthead light, new flares, refinsh the rudder woodwork. This and a good deck scrub, after winter. Gets you to one of the pretties boats in any Marina. “Man Friday” is a few hours of work away from being drop in the water worthy. Currently on the hard in niagara on the lake ( which may still have a slip for it available). If you would like any more information feel free to contact.