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1983 Niagara 26 “A Cappella”

1983 Niagara 26 “A Cappella”

1983 Niagara 26 “A Cappella”

LOA:      26.67 ft

LWL:      23 ft

Beam:   8.33 ft

Draft:    4.42 ft

Displacement:   4,000 lbs

Ballast:  1,700 lbs

Builder:  Goman

Overview

  • Light tan-yellow off-white gel coat.
  • Storage cradle reinforced 2015.
  • Mast step fitting and compression post to keel rebuilt 2015.
  • Keel lowered, keel bolts checked, tightened and recaulked 2018.
  • Newer varnished wood tiller and Sunbrella cover.
  • Full white plastic-covered lifelines with port and starboard gates and pelican hooks.
  • Step-through pulpit (easy shore/dock access) and complete aft pushpit with fold-up swim ladder.
  • Large lazarette holding stern anchor, rode, gas tank for outboard.   Vented.
  • Very large cockpit lockers for sails, lines, etc. with hooks, shelves and ample storage.
  • Opening forward hatch with screens, “Hatch Hat” rain cover.
  • Main companionway with wooden hatch boards and storage bag.
  • “Hatch Hat” rain cover still allows air in.
  • 360-degree aluminum toe-rail with endless holes for sheet block shackles.
  • Cockpit drain, manual bilge pump (renewed), Plastimo compass bulkhead mounted – new in 2015.
  • Stern and bow anchors, chains, shackles and 200′ – 250′ of laid nylon rode each (5/8ths to 3/4″)
  • Full cockpit awning with extension poles and tiedowns
  • 100’+ shore line plus extra lines and dock lines.   Fenders.
  • All tools, fittings, lines & gear needed for full cruising and racing included.
  • Honda outboard motor

SAILS

  • All very good to excellent condition
  • All head sails with sewn in genoa sheets
  • Doyle mainsail:   two reef rows, hooks and reefing lines.  Cunningham
  • Blue Sunbrella mainsail cover – new 2015
  • 155% Doyle genoa with telltales, window & new visibility window
  • 130%  Bruce Banks genoa
  • 110%  Doyle working jib
  •  110%  Newer racing working jib
  • Storm jib -approx. 60%, heavy Dacron with 3’+ wire pennant swaged to the tack
  • Hood tri-radial spinnaker (blue & white)
  • Older cross-cut runner spinnaker.   Good condition.
  • Complete spinnaker gear:  Light air & heavy air sheets, topping lift, downhaul, halyard, turtle launching bags.

RIGGING

  • Goman mast & boom, internal track, all lines for full race.     New masthead fly (telltale).
  • Fogh spinnaker pole, lightweight/strong fittings & bridle.   New 2015.   Two eye positions on mast.
  • Masthead VHF antenna, wiring & radio unit – new 2015.
  • Bow, stern, port & starboard running lights & masthead anchor light – new (+ wiring) 2015.
  • All lines led to cockpit – to 4 winches and their stoppers and cleats.
  • Harken ratchet blocks for spinnaker sheets.   (4)  Harken jib & genoa sheet blocks.
  • Mainsheet traveler with stopper points.   Ratchet and fiddle blocks for mainsheet cam cleat.
  • Rod rigging on upper & lower shrouds.   Adjustable backstay with tackle.
  • Double shackle stemhead fitting for quick sail changes.

INTERIOR

  • Whole electrical system rewired and replaced:   110V charging connection, shore cable, charger – 2015.
  • Electrical panel, battery charger and associated gear and wiring new in 2015.
  • (2) 6V deep cycle storage batteries new 2015.    VHF system new 2015.
  • Custom under-seat/berth food and gear storage compartments and accesses.
  • All cushions deep-cleaned, aired and sunned in late 2018.
  • Head and fittings totally replaced in 2015.     Teak binocular rack on bulkhead new in 2015.
  • Holding tank (bladder-style) and fittings for head newly installed in 2015.
  • Full galley with sink, foot pump, drain, newer Origo two-burner stove.
  • Stereo system with wiring and speakers.
  • Hammocks for clothes & storage over bunks.

 

May be seen at Northern Harbour, Kenora, ON

Asking $12,900