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443Re: [Bolger4Sale] Re: Bolger Micro Applecross for sale

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  • Will Samson
    Sep 7, 2006
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      Hi Martin,

      I successfully sold my Chebacco on Ebay - It costs very little and would certainly be worth a try.

      Bill (in Dundee)
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Martin Roberts
      To: Bolger4Sale@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Thursday, September 07, 2006 12:51 PM
      Subject: [Bolger4Sale] Re: Bolger Micro Applecross for sale


      This boat is still for sale. can anyone suggest other routes to
      selling it in the UK that would reach a Bolger knowledgable
      community?

      Martin Roberts
      --- In Bolger4Sale@yahoogroups.com, "Martin Roberts"
      <martin.me.roberts@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi,
      > I am the second owner of the Bolger Micro Applecross. She is
      > currently in a boat yard in Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK.
      >
      > I have sailed her for 3 seasons, 2 with convension Sprit rig as
      > per the design and one with a Junk rig.
      >
      > She has a Honda 4 stroke 5hp long shaft engine. I modified the
      > stern to allow the engine to be raised when sailing as the
      original
      > design only allowed much smaller engines to be lifted.
      >
      >
      > For single-handed she is a delight. Well-balanced and if you have
      > not had the pleasure of sailing a catyawl which just needs sheet
      > adjustment to steer you have missed something!
      >
      > The junk rig is my own design and made or polytarp so there is
      no
      > guarantee given. The junk mast was experimental so care with it
      > required. The normal rig is fun to use with great scope for
      > fiddling to adjust her performance.
      >
      > I have been to see in rough conditions where she sailed and motor-
      > sailed without any problems or cause for concern. The junk rig
      > reefing helped with the confidence.
      >
      > I live on a strong tidal river and she does not perform that well
      > against the tide and in light winds. As soon as the winds are a
      bit
      > stronger she is fine.
      >
      > You can see some photos of her in the Bolger groups.
      >
      > I would like to sell her for around £2000 pounds. I am selling
      > her because I have a 3 teenage children and need to have more
      > cockpit room.
      >
      > You can contact me through email
      >





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