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Balboa 26, 1977

Specs:

  • Length: 25.58'
  • Beam: 8'
  • Displacement: 3600 lbs.
  • Swing Keel: 1200 lbs.
  • Draft: Max. 5', Min. 1.8'
  • Designer: Lyle Hess
  • Rig: Masthead Sloop

    1977 Balboa 26' (25' 6") Cruising Sailboat, well-known Lyle Hess design, solid construction by Coastal Recreation.

  • Mainsail, jib and genoa sails, mainsail cover, all reconditioned by Sailcare and look like new. Hinged mast base for easy raising and lowering.
  • Previous owner did it by himself many times. This boat was billed as the largest trailerable sailing cruiser on the market when it was introduced and is still very popular.
  • Swing keel makes for easy launch and retrieval.

  • Very roomy boat, 5' 6" headroom, alcohol stove, ice box, sleeps 4 or 5. Good cushions throughout.
  • Plenty of storage room. Lots of classy teak wood inside cabin.
  • New teak handrails and custom ash tiller.
  • 20 gallon fresh water tank with sinks in galley and head, recently rebuilt manual water faucet pumps at each sink.
  • Porta-Potti in private head compartment.
  • Depth/speed/time/log, compass, solar vent, sliding forward ports, two genoa winches, halyard winch on mast, . VHF antenna installed on mast but there is no longer a radio installed. 1200 lb. retractable, swing keel makes lots of ballast for safe and comfortable sailing. Also helps a lot if you ever run aground.
  • Folding transom swim ladder, anchor with line. Bow and stern pulpits, all round life line. Rail mount Bar-B-Q.
  • Bottom blisters have been thoroughly repaired and 7 coats of barrier coating applied (Interlux 2000e), insuring no future blisters. Interlux Micron antifouling is still good for this year, and maybe more, according to diver who last cleaned bottom.
  • Some soft deck spots and transom have been expertly repaired and reinforced. Boat is structurally very sound and is a dry boat - no leaks currently.
  • Outboard is electric start Honda 9.9hp 4 cycle that had extensive work done by pro shop and runs great with more than ample power. Battery charger and year old battery.
  • Included is a tandem axle trailer in good condition that came with the boat from manufacturer which has new trailer rated tires and electric brakes.
  • The boat has been completely repainted inside.
  • Boat is currently in slip at Hamilton Creek Sailboat Marina on J. Percy Priest Lake, Nashville TN.
  • Slip is available with boat.

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