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This is a PENGUIN Class 11'5" sailing dingy, Boat Number 8598, built in 1967. This is a "cat" boat, meaning it has one main sail of 72 sq ft (sail number 8598, of course), and no jib sail. The beam is 4' 8", and she weighs about 140-150 lbs. not including mast, boom and oars. It has a wood centerboard which is about 45" long, but because some of the centerboard, when lowered, is inside the boat's centerboard well, the boat itself draws only about 3'6" with the centerboard down. When attached to the transom, the rudder sticks down in the water about three feet. Both the mast and the boom are solid wood, and when the mast is stepped, it is fastened securely to the hull with a wire forestay and port and starboard wire stays, all three of which are easily fastened. The rudder and tiller are wood, but the rudder is additionally strengthened by fiberglas on both sides. The boat has two oars that fit into oarlocks, if you need to row the boat. Although there are some hairline cracks here and there in the hull, the boat and sail are essentially in good, sail-able condition. The trailer is a GREAT DANE, GATOR Model, VIN FR447366 (1971) on which the paint is thinning, but the brake lights work and the trailer has been working well without any problems this past spring & summer 2012. The trailer is currently licensed in NY and passed inspection in April of 2012, and takes a 1-7/8" ball. It and the boat are located in Irvington, NY, 10533. Naturally, we will be happy to show you how to rig the boat for sailing, including stepping the mast, attaching the boom, raising the sail, etc.
The boat and trailer are sold AS IS (please inspect both on the premises, carefully, before purchase). The boat goes with the trailer, and the combination will not be shipped. Either you must take the trailer and boat with your vehicle, or if it's a relatively short distance away, it's possible (for gas & toll reimbursement) that we can follow you in our vehicle, towing the trailer/boat, to your location. Naturally licensing and registration will be your responsibility (in NY, the boat itself does not have to be registered). The price is $670 Or Best (reasonable) Offer. This will be a cash transaction, no checks of any kind.
This is an easy boat to launch off the trailer and fun to sail! Please call my cell phone, Jack, 914 area code: 329-5219, and please leave a message saying that you're calling about the eBay Classified PENGUIN listing, leave your first name, a telephone number and windows of when I can call you back. It's highly unlikely that I can answer your email, at least initially, due to spamming concerns, but telephone should work. Thanks.