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1978 Bristol Corsair

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1978 Bristol Corsair
Please call boat owner Chuck at 508-930-0870.

Classic 1978 BRISTOL ‘Corsair’ 24 fiberglass sailboat FOR SALE ‘Irish Pirate’ - Hull #697 of total 726 built, from 1969-1983 Well maintained masthead sloop, safe, comfortable, a joy to sail Designer: Paul Coble LOA: 24’-7” LWL: 18’-1” Beam: 8’-0” Draft: 3’-5” Full Keel – Ballast: 3000 lbs.

Displacement: 5920 lbs.

Sail Area 296 sq. ft.

Axillary: 2005 Johnson 9.9 HP 2 stroke – electric start outboard w/ 6 gallon portable tank – all mounted in a covered rear vented well and lazarette storage locker Interior: ‘Dinette’ model layout, w/ 2 V-berth bunks, rear single quarter-berth bunk, and generous main cabin berth bunk, that can convert to a dining table for 4.

Headliner is all molded fiberglass; has nice rich mahogany tongue and groove side wall paneling, mahogany berth frames, mahogany galley, rear hanging locker/control panel and vberth storage cabinets.

Galley has molded/insulated ice-box; stainless steel sink w/hand pump; ‘Origo’ alcohol stove-top; 2 drawers, dish and food storage; and chart storage.

All new custom interior cushions w/ Sunbrella fabric 2011 Has 20 gallon v-berth water tank, vented, with deck fill. ‘Sanipotte’ v-berth located porta-potti w/6 removable 1 tank. (2) cabin fans; and all new LED cabin lights in 2012 Includes ‘Bug-buster’ hatch & companionway screens.

Sleeps a young family of 4, or 3 adults comfortably.

SAIL INVENTORY well maintained and cleaned each season (2) Mains: one original, and one newer in 2006, set up with jiffy reefing. (3) Jibs: a 110, a 130, and a 150 all rigged for Schaefer 750 (2007) roller-furler, and with UV protector strip. (1) Drifter with spinnaker pole.

Custom burgundy ‘Sunbrella’ mainsail cover 2008 Includes boom vang, and new halyards (2012) ELECTRONICS VHF: ICOM IC-M45 GPS: Si-Tex EZ Chart w/charts from NYC to Boston Depth: Raymarine ST60 (2012) Stereo: Jensen MSR3007 w/Dual marine speakers (012) Solar Panel charger: Sunsei SE-400 (2010) for the (2) group 24 deep cycle marine batteries (starting and house) New accessory Breaker panel, house battery, electric bilge pump, and updated wiring in (2012) 2 OTHER EQUIPMENT Custom Dodger in ‘sand’ Sunbrella in (2009) Burgundy Sunbrella boom tent, tiller cover, hatch board sleeve. “Bottom-Siders’ custom cockpit cushions-sand w/burgundy pin-stripe.

Stainless Steel bow and stern rails w/ life-lines connected all around.

Stainless Steel swim ladder and web man-overboard ladder. (3) adult life jackets; (2) fire extinguishers; flare gun; air horn; brass ships bell; tide gauge: inclinometer: 12 volt hand-held spotlight: emergency tiller; ‘Tiller-Tender’; stern mounted oarlock for a sculling oar; ‘Force 10’ rail barbeque.

Whale ‘Gusher’ manual bilge pump; (2) winch handles.

Ritchie compass (primary) and (spare) Danforth compass.

Bomar venting port-lights in the v-berth cabin (2008) Fortress FX-11 anchor w/8’ leader chain and 150’ nylon anchor rode, mounted on the bow pulpit, and rode stored in a bow anchor locker.

Included is a Beacon Lynx 10’ fiberglass dinghy w/ oars This a wonderful weekend cruising sailboat; a dream to sail and easily single-handed.

Some recent life changes, bad knees, and not enough time 3 to really use it, forces this sale, with regret.

She needs a good devoted owner to enjoy and take care of her.

Boat is currently located in Fairhaven.

Asking $12,500.- or B.O.

Contact: Chuck McHugh – H: 508-698-3920 C: 508-930- 0870 e-mail: or W: 781-933-3570 ext 1234

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Engine:Johnson 9.9hp
Engine Count:Single
Engine Hours:
Hull Material:Glass
Draft:3' 5"
Condition:Very Good

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