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Caprice, 25 ft., 2001, DeRidder, Louisiana, $7,500, Price reduced 2/12/17 to $5,850, SOLD 2/20/17

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Caprice, 25 ft., 2001

  • designed by small boat designer Jim Michalak

  • 25' LOA
  • 6 1/2' Beam
  • 1' Board up draft, 5' down
  • Weight of boat and trailer with "stuff" loaded (towing weight) = 2800#

    Built by Chuck Leinweber (2001) owner Duckworks Magazine and small boat supply and originator of the Texas 200 Event. Boat has been participated in the Texas 200 nearly every year since its inception in 2008.

    Fast and stable while drawing less than 1' of water, she uses only one leeboard with a balanced lug mainsail and mizzen sail. Mast on tabernacle for quick and easy raising and lowering at boat ramp or bridges

  • Small galley and nav areas with berths for two
  • Lots of storage in two lazarettes in cockpit, under galley and nav areas, berths, bridge deck and large storage areas forward of berths
  • New mattresses. 9 "pockets" for clothes, 3 "pockets" in galley,
  • 2 "pockets" in closet
  • Propane stove
  • Standing headroom from companionway to forward end of berths
  • Hatch on forward end of cabin

  • Bridge deck separates cabin from cockpit.
  • Rear slop well drains cockpit with no thru hulls.
  • Anchor well forward is self-draining and covered.
  • Danforth anchor with chain and nylon rode <

  • Bimini has shade curtains on three sides. Mosquito, no-see-um, rain screens
  • Freshly painted inside and out. Non-skid on decks and in cockpit
  • Fresh ablative bottom paint

  • New sails made by Sailrite (main and mizzen). Additional twin sail for running is like new. Original tanbark sails are still usable and are included. Mainsail cover
  • All new running rigging
  • New mast and new birdmouth boom and yard
  • Like new 6 hp, 4 stroke Sailpro outboard by Tohatsu
  • New 12 gallon under-deck fuel tank gives many, many hours or running time for long motoring range
  • VHF radio
  • New wiring, switch panel, battery selector switch, state of charge meter
  • Two batteries charge from solar panel on cabin roof or outboard motor.
  • Radar reflector
  • Tiller clutch
  • Lighted bulkhead compass
  • Stainless boarding ladder

    Good galvanized trailer custom fit with new tires and spare, LED trailer lights with new wiring, non-skid walkway down center of trailer

  • Long trailer tongue for easy launching
  • Trailering tie down straps

    Great boat for skinny water and therefore can utilize more sheltered anchorages. "The shallower the draft, the larger the bays"

    Many more pix upon request

  • DeRidder, LA


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