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1983 Florida Bay Boat Co Mud Hen

5 October, 2011 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

Mudhen, 1983
Florida Bay Mud Hen, 1983 (Gaff-Rigged Cat Boat)
Built in the 83’s by the Florida Bay Boat Company for shallow water sailing, this trailerable boat can be set-up, and launched alone in 10 minutes.) Sails in 6″ of water and is perfect for shallow water sailing and beach landings. Go where no one else can explore.
Specs:
• 17’4″,
• draft 6″ with centerboard up,
• 3’6″ with centerboard down,
• beam 6’3″,
• weight 650 lbs,
• sail area 155 sq. ft.
• 2 HP four stroke Honda
• Runs great.
• Boat stored out of the element.
Tanbark sail, all lines are new: dock lines, peak halyard, throat halyard, main sheet, All wood has been cleaned and pressure washed. Left natural but Poly coat.

Lots of new hardware:
• pulleys on mast,
• gaff pole pulley,
• swing keel bolt,
• tiller bolt
• drain holes
• cockpit mat
• Tiller extension vMotor well cover (hypalon)
• various trailer hardware

Galvanized Tilt trailer is in fine condition, spare tire,and working lights. Tongue weight is quite manageable and full trailer and rig should fit in most garages or car ports.

All in great shape, nothings needs to be done, just sail it.

Equipment on Board:

Florida Bay Boat Co Mud Hen
Florida Bay Boat Co Mud Hen
Florida Bay Boat Co Mud Hen
Florida Bay Boat Co Mud Hen
Florida Bay Boat Co Mud Hen
Florida Bay Boat Co Mud Hen
Florida Bay Boat Co Mud Hen
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