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Kite Class cat boat, 1973, Winona, Minnesota
Carter Pyle design, maybe last built 73. Third owner.
Orig Sitka spruce mast, spruce boom. Original rudder, daggerboard. New teak rub rails, line and more. Two inspection ports added each side of deck. Boat essentially refabricated or rebuilt.
See Wikipedia for detailed Kite specs.
Hull bottom reglassed. Interior pristine, all original fittings upgraded/refitted, new lines.
Orig masthead halyard sheave replaced/updated. SS outboard bracket.
Includes Custom carbon/aluminum mast and boom custom fit for the Kite's mast iron and step and for sleeved sails found on Laser and Force 5. Original sail.
Sophisticated center traveler and very sophisticated Technora outhaul. All lines easily reached.
New sleeved sails include Kite logo and numbers plus a new plain Laser Radial sail, which is used the most, but full Force 5 (91Ft2)for hearty fast sailing.
Boat planes easily in 12 knots.
250-lbs all up.
Matched tilt-trailer. New everything incl tires/rims.
Unsinkable boat that offers wonderful sail for youngsters or an old salt alike.
This is a "real" sailboat, not a flimsy boardboat.
I will provide more pics by email if needed.
Delivery consider within 200 miles and if it fits, delivery west to CA...with minor considerations...boat is easy to trail and set up for trailer launch or beach launch...literally minutes.
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