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Miller 26 ft. Cutter, 1984, Grapevine, Texas, $2,950, SOLD 5/19/16

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Miller 26 ft. Cutter, 1984

  • Grapevine, TX

    This sailboat is available for $2950 OR WILL TRADE.

    This is a solid blue water-capable sailboat built to the highest standards. Truly a work of art, built by a documented shipwright. It is seaworthy - not damaged, rotted or neglected in any way. I just have too much on my plate, and would like to shorten my "want to" list.


  • Length: 26 ft.
  • LWL: 21 ft. 8 in.
  • Beam: 8 ft.
  • Displacement: 5500 lbs.
  • Ballast: 2500 lbs (lead) fin keel bolted on with bronze bolts
  • Draft: 4 ft. 3 in.
  • Standing headroom throughout


  • Charles Miller of Springfield, IL won design competitions by Cruising World.


  • Design details and construction indicate blue water passagemaking capability.
  • The construction is of high quality.
  • Hull is constructed with 1/2" marine (Okoume) plywood over a framework of Honduras mahogany
  • Fastenings are bronze nails and screws
  • Epoxy coated inside and outside with System 3 epoxy
  • Exterior, decks, and cabin covered with fiberglass set in epoxy, with a double layer on the bottom
  • Hull and deck are sound and rot free
  • Outboard rudder has full depth protective skeg


  • Water: 30 gallon plastic
  • Holding: Porta potty


  • Forward V-berth, starboard settee, small aft cabin with 2 single berths
  • Cushions in excellent condition
  • Small navigation area and large removable chart table
  • Fynspray lever galley pump and deep sink2-burner Origo alcohol stove (gimbaled)Five galley drawers
  • Weems & Plath oil lamp
  • Veranderlich barometer
  • Four bronze portlites
  • Hull is accessible throughout
  • Ample storage throughout


  • Marine LED interior lighting
  • Standard VHF w/ antenna mount on masthead
  • Standard depth meter
  • 2 bank battery system
  • Shipwright 15 amp battery charger
  • Interior, navigation, anchor, and deck lights


  • Cutter rig with club foot staysail
  • All stainless steel standing rigging with bronze turnbuckles
  • 2 reef points in main, jiffy reefing
  • 2 3in. Barton bottom-handle sheet winches
  • 1 Merriman bronze halyard winch
  • All sail covers and tiller cover in good condition


  • Teak bowsprit with 2 anchor rollers
  • 1 13 pound Danforth with chain and 3/8 in. nylon rode
  • Bow pulpit, double life lines
  • 4 - 8 in. bronze mooring cleats
  • Tiller steering, outboard rudder with 3 bronze gudgeons and pintles
  • Whale Gusher 10 bilge pump (installed, but never used!)
  • Solid teak cabin entrance drop boards
  • Sliding hatch has double baffles forward - keeps all water out
  • Dorade vents built into forward corners of cabin top
  • Boat hook
  • 4 in. Plastimo contest compass in cockpit, also readable from inside cabin
  • Spares/repair kits for sheet winches, bilge pump


  • Heavy duty, dual-axle trailer, serviceable tires with two new spares

    Steel cradle available (pictured)

    More photos available upon request


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    Miller 26 ft. Cutter, 1984 sailboat

    Miller 26 ft. Cutter, 1984 sailboat

    Miller 26 ft. Cutter, 1984 sailboat

    Miller 26 ft. Cutter, 1984 sailboat

    Miller 26 ft. Cutter, 1984 sailboat

    Miller 26 ft. Cutter, 1984 sailboat

    Miller 26 ft. Cutter, 1984 sailboat

    Miller 26 ft. Cutter, 1984 sailboat

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