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Montgomery 17, 1980, Phoenix, Arizona, $7,850

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Montgomery 17 1980

General condition and any additional information

  • You will be hard pressed to find a better rigged M-17. Superb sails, Easy to rig, easy to sail.
  • Legendary Montgomery strength and capabilities in this Lyle Hess designed trailerable.
  • Title and registration in hand.
  • Asking $7850 or reasonable offer, May trade for Crawford Melonseed or exceptional M-15
  • Boat stored mast up at Lake Pleasant,AZ ready to sail.

    Standard features

  • Tall rig per factory plans (21" taller- excellent for light air - not overpowered in a breeze!)
  • Shoal draft keel w/centerboard (operates as designed/built -NO BINDING), dry sailed freshwater boat. Stored on trailer all its life - dry bilges.
  • Trail-Rite trailer with 3 recent Goodyear tires,keel guides and 1000# jack - No rust on trailer.
  • V-berth and 1) quarter berth, galley area with sink. Room for head.
  • Boat is stored on the hard/mast up - ready to sail.

    Extra gear included

  • Boat was setup to race single handed, all controls are easily accessed and work smoothly- EASY to SAIL- Owner is retired sailboat dealer/marina operator - professionally done modifications.

    BOAT NEEDS: New interior cushions (I have Sunbrella furniture fabric for covers)

  • Topsides (hull deck joint to waterline) painted - 1/2 is barrier coated
  • sanded (white) other 1/2 is sanded gelcoat -yellow.
  • Deck shows typical wear-no repairs needed.

    Improvements to the hull, deck, rigging, engine, or interior

  • 3-Dyneema halyards (internal) with polyester covers, all lead to top of house at Spinlock stoppers,
  • Custom Ballenger Spars mast,fixed aero spreaders,welded masthead.
  • Spinnaker and gear, 8 sails- One full set of Ullman Race sails, Mainsail-dacron, Ullman carbon tri-radial 155%, Quantum race jib 140%, Ullman race 110% race jib - all in excellent shape., North Sails cruising suit including M,J,G. and 170% dynac drifter, used for non-racing sailing - good condition.
  • 2) Lewmar #7 aluminum winches at top of house, 2) Barient #6 winches at coaming.
  • Custom fixed aluminum motor mount,
  • Stainless steel folding boarding ladder,
  • 4:1 vang w/cascade, 6:1 backstay adjuster w/cascade, whisker pole, boat hook,
  • Blue Seas electrical panel and switch.Sealed battery.
  • Custom Stainless steel polished handrails,
  • Starboard brand HDPE hatch boards and rail wood,
  • Custom fiberglass airfoil shaped rudder.
  • Internal outhaul and aft reef line.

  • Aluminum toe rail.
  • One very large cockpit lazarette and one small - sealed laz. in cockpit. Foredeck hatch.
  • Fixed portlights replaced with tinted tempered glass.
  • Custom Stainless steel welded adjustable aft mast carrier extends to assist in mast raising,
  • Backstay flicker, masthead wind indicator. Split-tail mainsheet
  • Phoenix, AZ

    Email Gary at

  • or phone 602 703-7245 or 602 703-7245
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    Montgomery 17 1980, sailboat