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Buccaneer 18, 1976, San Antonio, Texas, $1,776, Price reduced 8/20/13 to $1,676, SOLD 9/11/13

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Buccaneer 18, 1976

A great day sailor

  • San Antonio, Texas
  • with trailer

  • LOA------- 18'
  • BEAM------ 6'
  • DRAFT------Centerboard up: 7"
  • DRAFT------Centerboard Down: 3' 10"
  • WEIGHT -------500 LBS
  • Sail Area: Main: 114 Sq. Ft.
  • Jib: 61sq. ft.
  • D-PN: 87.9
  • Hull Material: Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic
  • Spar Material: Extruded Aluminum
  • Crew Capacity: 1-6
  • Made by Chrysler Boat Works of Plano TX.
  • Designer: J.R. Macalpine-Downie


  • Great Class for Day sailing or competitive Racing
  • Fast Planing Hull Design
  • Sloop Rig, Roller Furling Jib with Harken drum furler and swivel

    This beautiful, exciting, well made boat would be a perfect choice for a sailor that needs the flexibility of a boat that can be easily sailed single-handed but also has room for several other adults plus several children.

  • With both main and jib rigged, it offers plenty of thrills in a moderate breeze and points well to windward.
  • The large sail area allows the boat to readily pop up on a plane and also allows enjoyable sailing on light air days.
  • Under the main only, the boat is well mannered and is easy to sail single-handed.
  • The boat design features an enclosed lazarette as well as enclosed under deck storage.
  • Unlike most Buccaneers of this vintage this boat still has the original hatch covers for the under deck storage areas.
  • The hull and foils are all fair (smooth).
  • The main and jib sails are in excellent condition.
  • The jib features a large window and is in nearly unused condition.
  • The Honduran mahogany rudder blade, oak tiller, tiller extension and teak bright work in the cockpit have been stripped and refinished with many coats of good quality spar varnish.
  • The hull was recently compounded and buffed; the gel coat on the hull is bright and shiny.
  • This boat makes a great appearance on the lake, in your driveway or at the Yacht Club.
  • The boat has a good hiking strap.
  • The Buccaneer Class is alive and well.
  • The current Builder is Nickles Boat Works.
  • New boats are available for $17,421 with trailer and sails. Nickles carries a full range of replacement parts, accessories and upgrades.
  • The trailer was recently refinished with good quality enamel. The lights work. The tires and wiring connector are sound. The coupler requires a 1 7/8 inch ball.
  • This the easiest to trailer boat I have owned.
  • I believe the Chrysler designed trailer with transverse leaf spring contributes to the smooth and stable ride.
  • I have a clear TX title for the boat.

    My Buccaneer 18 sold this morning. Many thanks.

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