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Hurley Silhouette 17 MK3, 1970, Southern Ohio, $8,500

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Hurley Silhouette 17 MK3, 1970 sailboat for sale

The Silhouette 17 has a huge following in Europe, a small number were imported to the USA. This factory built MK3 model was 100% re-built in 2017 and used for the 2018 Race to Alaska. Every single item on the boat is new, all standing and running rigging, winches, paint, sails, everything. The boat is on the cover of Small Craft Advisor magazine Jan/Feb 2019. I wrote an article outlining the restoration for the same magazine that appeared in the July August 2020 issue, page 22. The article outline the details of the $13,211.00 cash not including the motor. If you want a new boat but don’t have a new boat budget this is your boat. The boat has been stored inside and used once since the race in 2018. Is is till in nearly new and perfect condition.

Length: 17.25’ on deck, 21’ with sprit Beam: 6.59 Displacement: 1288
  • Bilge keel (twin) Production build GRP Draft: 2.5’
  • Location: Southern Ohio

    Notable Upgrades
  • Winches—From the factory the boat had no winches, 2 were added
  • Standing Rigging—New
  • Bowsprit—Repaired, reinforced, after race
  • Cooking stove added
  • 100% new wiring w/ Cell phone charging ports / lights / all LED
  • Interior cushions replaced and new upholstery
  • New Interior Paint
  • Hawk Eye Depth gauge

  • Raytheon Wind speed indicator
  • VHF Radio
  • Standing rigging 100% new
  • Running rigging new and spliced
  • Reefing gear new and works
  • All Jammers, cleats, clutches, etc. new.

    SAILS (used less than 10 days ever)
  • Main— Tri-radial cut Challenger Sail Cloth
  • Jib—Tri-radial cut Challenger sail Cloth
  • Genoa - 180% normal cut Challenger sail cloth
  • Spinnaker—used in good shape

  • 6HP propane Lehr—I love this motor and will reduce price if you don’t want it

  • Deck is new non-skid
  • Cabin tops and sides new 2 part paint
  • Bottom fared with 2 coats of Black Widow bottom paint

  • New LED lights
  • New bearings
  • New tires
  • New Fulton F2 winch
  • Rudder

    Completely restored modified shape

  • New Bearings
  • Fared and painted
  • Keels
  • Reinforced with 4 new layers of glass added outside
  • New SS Keel support brackets made and installed inside

    Email Rob at

  • or phone 740-352-1316

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    Hurley Silhouette 17 MK3, 1970 sailboat

    Hurley Silhouette 17 MK3, 1970 sailboat

    Hurley Silhouette 17 MK3, 1970 sailboat

    Hurley Silhouette 17 MK3, 1970 sailboat

    Hurley Silhouette 17 MK3, 1970 sailboat

    Hurley Silhouette 17 MK3, 1970 sailboat