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NACRA 5.5SL $1000  Bottom

  • Someone should jump on this

    https://annapolis.craigslist.org/boa/d/nacra-55-catamaran-sailboat/6585740288.html

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    John Schwartz
    Ventura, CA

    Current - 1991 Prindle 18-2

    Former Boats:
    1981 Prindle 18 - Sybill
    2005 NACRA F-18 - Wingo Wango
    1999 NACRA Inter 20 - Junk Yard Heap
    1987 Prindle 18-2 - Dip Dung
    1990 NACRA 5.8 N/A - Smoke 6 Oh 6
    1990 Prindle 18-2 - Yea Boy
    1984 Prindle 18 - White Trash
    1986 Prindle 16 - Un-Employment Check
    1985 Prindle 18 - No Name
    1984 Prindle 18 - No Name
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  • Funny, I noticed the same add this morning, boat seems like a decent deal, that trailer is garbage, I wouldn't trust it to haul trash to the dump let alone a boat....
  • Nice looking boat but ad says it needs sails, and yeah, that trailer is pretty rough to say the least.

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    Marty
    1984 Hobie 16 Redline Yellow Nationals, "Yellow Fever"
    Opelika, Al / Lake Martin
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  • Negotiating points.... not negatives!!!!!

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    John Schwartz
    Ventura, CA

    Current - 1991 Prindle 18-2

    Former Boats:
    1981 Prindle 18 - Sybill
    2005 NACRA F-18 - Wingo Wango
    1999 NACRA Inter 20 - Junk Yard Heap
    1987 Prindle 18-2 - Dip Dung
    1990 NACRA 5.8 N/A - Smoke 6 Oh 6
    1990 Prindle 18-2 - Yea Boy
    1984 Prindle 18 - White Trash
    1986 Prindle 16 - Un-Employment Check
    1985 Prindle 18 - No Name
    1984 Prindle 18 - No Name
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  • I did a bit a reading on these boats. What did you see in the photos making it a SL vs a square?

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    John

    Marstrom Tornado
    DN Iceboat

    CT
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  • Squares are uni-rig with 11 ft. beams. Clearly not pictured. The SL is sloop rig. You can see the jib blocks and the jib bow foil, which was the design for the 5.5SL.

    The craigslist poster improperly provided a link to the square.

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    Philip
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  • i think the trailer has character

    put a new axle/hubs on it and it's like brand new.

    bonus - it would be the last one stolen off the beach!



    Edited by MN3 on May 12, 2018 - 10:50 AM.
  • With the bow foil that is a 5.5 SL. Really like the fact that they have an 8.5 foot beam. I would like to see that 18 foot boat balanced on the trailer fenders. Be better off towing it home on the beach wheels.

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    Pete Knapp
    Castleton,NY
    Sailcraft Tornado,Nacra 6.0,P18, P16,H16,,Reg White Tornado(project),
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  • drove to Annapolis area with Ardy G (nacra 5.0,5.2&2hobie 16s-who has 3 trailers and has owned many sailboats and sail boards) who repaired trailer in the mud! Drove allthe way to Merrick long Isle' without a hicth' :Frankenstein main-a married 5.2 main to a blown out mylar lowest panel -Sailors Ch0ice sailmaker Amityville long Isle(around corner from infamous Amityville horror house), says throw it away, but cat looks ok, 81/2 wide impressed me as being able to be moored on Great South Bay off Fire Island and to withstand the elements, going to try a 5,7 nacra main , dagger boards treacherous in shallow bay areas but use to that had a 5.2 that" Sandy" claimed

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