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Highlander, 1985, Sarasota, Florida, $5,450, Price reduced 1/22/23 to $4,995

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Highlander, 1985 sailboat for sale

  • big brother to the flying scot

    Fully setup for the Everglades Challenge – fast on all points of sail, points extremely high, solid in a following sea, tracks well in shallow water with little board down.

  • Full bow bulkhead, 1500 GPH Rule electric bilge pump,
  • Hobie masthead float, 2 deep reefs led to the mast,
  • 2 jibs rigged for the Harken High Load roller furler with halyard top swivel.
  • Large factory seat air tanks with foam blocks inside.
  • Renova 150 watt solar panel with Renova charge controller,
  • 2 USB charging ports, Garmin 64cv chartplotter, batteries housed in a waterproof Pelican case.
  • 300 sq ft and 200 sq ft spinnakers and a 430 sq ft masthead asymmetrical spinnaker flown from a custom build 4.5ft carbon fiber sprit.
  • Tapered aluminum spinnaker pole.
  • Quantum mainsail with 2 reefs inspected and serviced in 2021.
  • Jib halyard and main outhaul led to Harken magic boxes.
  • Padded deck platform spanning centerboard (large enough for sleeping),
  • beach rollers store under deck providing additional floatation included. Running backstays for asym use.
  • Harken and Ronstan blocks and cleats.
  • Vectran halyards, spectra and dyneema running rigging.
  • Large custom reinforced kick-up rudder and hardware,
  • Carbon fiber tiller with Ronstan battlestick extension.
  • 2 Elvstrom suction bailers and transom ports. Clean hull and bottom with minimal scuffs.
  • Removeable motor mount
  • Solid road worthy trailer with recent bearing service and new wheels/tires. Currently available for inspection in Sarasota, titled and registered in Florida.
  • Two-time finisher in Everglades Challenge 3rd in class 2019 and 2nd in class 2020
  • If you are seriously looking for an expedition equipped dinghy for the Everglades Challenge or other long distance race, you should consider this boat. I would like the boat to be used rather than sitting.
  • Boat is located in Sarasota, Florida.

    Email Ralph at

  • or phone 941-276-eight-0-four-seven
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