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Victoria 18, Shreveport, Louisiana, $4,000, SOLD 8/30/19

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Victoria 18

  • Located in Shreveport Louisiana, bought in February 2018 and all work done thru August.2018

    Long Keel , Fractional Sloop

  • LOA: 18 ft
  • LWL: 12 ft
  • Beam: 5.5 ft
  • Draft : 2 ft

  • I bought this boat to learn on. Learn to repair and learn to sail. Clear title on boat, trailer came unregistered but is in good shape. In the process of getting the trailer registered.
  • Entire boat has been gone thru, checked, cleaned and repaired from keel to masthead
  • 95% of all fasteners replaced with new 316 or 18-8 SS
  • Keel/Rudder/gudgeon repaired from freeze crack
  • Bottom sanded, primed w/ Interlux Primocon, painted w/ Interlux Bottomkote NT
  • Topside hull sanded and primed w/ Pettit EZ Prime and top coated w/ Pettit EZ Poxy (Electric Sapphire & Bikini Blue)
  • New teak bow and stern pieces fabricated and installed
  • All original teak handrails and companionway sanded and oiled. One side of companionway slates was broken at top but doesn't affect use
  • Deck/Hull joint cleaned and 5200'd around entire joint before replacing rub rail
  • New rigid rub rail installed with butyl and new 316 SS bolts
  • New larger teak compression post foot installed(original comp. post)
  • New Rudder CraftTiller & Harken cover
  • New Ronstan mainsheet traveller car and new track end stops
  • Arco 6 winches serviced* w/ new Harken covers
  • New bronze thru hulls, hoses, and marelon cockpit drains
  • New 8" access hatch added to aft deck with removable dry bag
  • New and improved chain plate wood mounts, 4200'd to hull and glassed in with 2 oversized layers of 10oz cloth
  • ALL deck hardware removed, cleaned and reseated with marine butyl tape
  • New clevis pins in all rigging
  • New 1/4" topping lift line and block
  • New 10" windex
  • Mast & boom cleaned and waxed
  • New outhaul line/rigging
  • New teak backer block for bow winch eye bolt
  • 1 red, white, & blue genoa and 1 smaller jib both original in good condition in bags
  • Old mainsail is worn with broken luff bolt rope, but still usable
  • Brand new Precision Sails mainsail with 1 reef
  • used mainsail canvas cover. Everything is rigged so mainsail stays on ready to go
  • New slab reefing rigging added to use new main
  • Cunningham rigging added
  • New custom mast gate added
  • All halyards and sheets in good working condition, halyards and mainsheet could use cleaning
  • Original standing rigging, in good condition but with some slight bends/kinks
  • 12v marine battery/box, Motor Guide Brute 45lb thrust trolling motor, new 8awg wire installed, new aluminum motor mount and HDPE top deck brace
  • New 25w monochrystalene solar panel and 10 amp charge controller
  • New 16lb river anchor
  • The only thing I have not done yet is remove the side windows and reseal them.
  • No leaks. I tried making the cabin as water tight as possible.

  • Just pulled it out of the water to make room for my new boat. Cleaned the boat and bottom still looks great. Topsides look great with a few minor scrapes and chips from my learning process.
  • Probably more I'm forgetting, feel free to ask for any info and photos. I documented the entire process


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