52912Re: Black Skimmer for sale
- Mar 1, 2007-Hi Wayne,
That's alot of boat for the price. Don't know if you know of this
project in Everett:
beautiful boat and certainly fast.
Best of luck to you,
-- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Wayne Gilham" <wgilham@...> wrote:
> Hey all... haven't posted for a long while -- hope it's OK to post a
> "for sale" here, for one of Bolger's most well-known early
> Went to my Black Skimmer in the storage yard this week and came to
> realize it's not in my schedule to do the refurb this boat needs...
> with a big sob, I now realize it has to go to another owner. She'srestoration.
> being sold as a fixer-upper, as every surface WILL require
> refinishing, but the boat's structurally solid, no hull-rot, a few
> appendages require repair. I brought her back from far worse
> condition about 20 years ago.... now she needs another total
> This is the Black Skimmer with "Red Zinger"s tapered box-section
> and tuned sail (see BWAOM chapter 63), mounted on a Bolger-designedshe
> tabernacle pivot right at cabintop: makes it a fairly easy boat to
> trailer and rig at launch ramp...
> Best way to get an overall sense of this boat is to review its specs
> and a few photos at
> (should be "up" there thru March 7)
> I've rigged many modifications to Bolger's typical Cat-Yawl rig, to
> make fine-tuning of the sail-set a breeze, also have rigged a unique
> way to raise-lower leeboards from the tiller-position.....
> Boat's in Tacoma WA, transports easily on its trailer (included);
> came all the way cross-country when we moved away from theChesapeake
> a few years ago.order.
> Feel free to contact me on-list or off-list for any info --- I have
> more photos, lots more info, but if serious, a phonecall is in
> 253 318 9873why
> If you've ever thought of building one of Bolger's small cruisers,
> start from scratch? this one's a do-able project.
> Wayne Gilham
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