- Hello Group,
This is my "classified ad" for my MICRO:
THE FINEST TABLOID YACHT IN ANY HARBOUR!
A Phil Bolger designed MICRO for sale.Launched in 1993 and
displayed at the WOODENBOAT BOAT SHOW in Newport,RI(1993).This micro-
yacht was built using premium grade materials throughout.All plywood
is marine-grade MDO.All framing stock,chine logs,shear clamps,rub-
rails,moldings and companionway rails out of mahogany.Port light rings
(3) and hawse pipes(2)and mainsheet traveller custom cast in
bronze.Keel built in the traditional manner with mahogany dead wood
fore and aft of cast lead keel which in turn is through bolted
through the 1/2 inch bottom and inner keelson(also mahogany) with 5/8
inch 316 stainless rod.Cabin finished in traditional fashion with
no.1 clear pine ceiling and brass fasteners while overhead are three
laminated mahogany transverse deck beams.Both bunks offer snug
storage underneath and are topped with custom fitted 4inch closed
cell foam berth cushions.Interior lighting is provided from two 12
volt brass cabin lights situated over the head of each
berth.Navigation lights are tear-drop bronze castings except for
masthead light,which is of plastic.
The hull is fastened with epoxy and stainless steel screws.All
interior surfaces are sealed with epoxy and painted.All exterior
surfaces(except mahogany trim )are sealed with 4 coats of epoxy
sealer followed by 3 coats of epoxy barrier coat.All paint is marine
A few quotable quotes;"..exquisitely pleased with LESTAT"-Phil
Bolger while visiting on board in 1993.
"One of the most appropriately finished home built boats I have
seen"-Mike O'Brien,WOODENBOAT MAGAZINE senior editor.
"One of my favorite boats of the show"-Valerie
LaFrance,WOODENBOAT BOAT SHOW director.
"One of the best homebuilt boats I have seen."Mark
Derocheford,WOODENBOAT MAGAZINE West Coast Rep..
"Mon Dieu,mais c'est formidable!"Visiting tourist from France.
This boat was also presented in the commercial video of the boat
show(SHAW PRODUCTIONS),has been seen in L'Escale(French boating
magazine) and recently appeared in two episodes of the British
children's series"THE WORST WITCH".She is presently located in
Montréal,Québec,CANADA and comes complete with sails,5hp
outboard,custom made storage/shipping craddle,two anchors(20lb
Danforth and one grapnel),6 feet of chain and 200 feet of
rhode.Included also are:one 5 gal.Colema cooler
one 1 1/2 gal Coleman cooler
two MUSTANG AIR-SOFT FOAM SYSTEM life jackets.
one fire extinguisher with wall mount bracket
ON GUARD by PYRENE CORP.Model ABC 2 1/2 p-6 class 1-A,10-B,c DRY
One 3 gal. remote fuel tank
one NAUTILUS 800 heavy duty marine battery.
Price: $10,000 firm.(keel-kickers kindly abstain)
I can be contacted via e-mail at
A few pictures of the boat during construction can be seen
at Chuck's wonderful DUCKWORKS MAGAZINE site,in their "articles"
and at Leo's beautiful AS-29 site(see Tim's SQUARE BOAT PAGE for link)
And finally,I would like to say thank you to Gregg Carlson(our
e-group moderator) for allowing(encouraging?) me to place my ad here!