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Soling 27, 1978, Rockwood, Tennessee, $6,000, Price reduced 5/5/19 to $2,000, Donated 6/4/19

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Soling 27, 1978

Designed by Jan Linge in 1965, the Soling won a design competition to develop a new Olympic class to replace the Dragon.

  • It was the Olympic 3 man keelboat from 1972 until her final appearance at the 2000 Olympics.
  • The Soling's lively performance makes it an excellent teaching boat. It's responsive enough to provide instant feedback, but stable enough to avoid getting wet.

    Experienced sailors will enjoy the Soling's outstanding upwind performance and extensive sail and rig controls. Perfect for sailing single handed or with inexperienced crew.

  • Length 26'75”
  • Beam 6'25'
  • Draft 4'25'

  • Made in 1978 #776. Hull & deck are White and in very good condition, floor is solid Gray.
  • Built in accordance with the measurement rules issued by the International Soling class.
  • Made by Abbott Boats Ltd in Canada and has a super solid hull, deck and mast step.
  • This boat has a full cockpit deck unlike some of the early Solings.
  • 1st… set of Main, jib and blue/white reaching spinnaker Made by North Sails.
  • Also, a small multicolor running spinnaker
  • 2nd.. set of Main and jib sails, Silver tape drive made by in Texas.
  • All dynamic sail controls fully functioning, including gross and fine backstay controls and head stay controls, and inner and outer shroud adjustment controls.
  • All lines controls are labeled to simplify operation and controls are led to both port and starboard, internalized mast and boom controls and running rigging and standing rigging are in good condition
  • Fixed keel, Proctor tapered spinnaker pole and a paddle are included.
  • Both traveler cars are Harken recirculating ball type.
  • Four Elvstrom bailers evacuate quickly any water that comes aboard, Sailed in lakes or rivers only
  • Standing rigging and all lines replaced 12 years ago, Displacement 2280 Lbs., Ballast 1280

  • Good single axle trailer and tires, front and rear jacks and two storage boxes for ALL sails and gear.
  • All lights work.
  • Wheel bearing have been repacked 9/18/18
  • Boat cockpit/ boom tent cover is gray canvas to keep out dust/ rain while at anchor/docked,
  • Made by Harken. Full blue canvas cover for when boat is in the dry.
  • Mast mounted compass, Anchor, 2 bumpers, Solar bilge pump, Whisker pole, etc.
  • Owned boat since 2008, reconditioned and repainted bottom 2018, sealed with 5 coats Interlux 2000E and 3 coats Interlux Micron,
  • has NOT been back in water since finished, the work was done by Absolute Boats who is a competitive sailor.
  • Older drop hiking harnesses included.

    Only been sailed in lakes or rivers .Not used in over two year due to health issues of owner

    Condition Very good

  • It’s ready today,
  • Only been sailed in lakes or rivers .Not used in over two year due to health issues of owner

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