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Pelican

6 October, 2011 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

“LOVELY TURTLE”
Homemade 12’ Sailboat with Trailer
This unique centerboarder is a cross between a dory and a sampan with a standing lug rig. Although only 12’ long, her wide beam, steep hull rocker and deep side panels provide a very spacious cockpit for stable and very controllable sailing, ideal for daysailing with family or racing! The 12 foot Pelican was first designed in 1959 by Captain William H. Short in Larkspur CA. The captain wrote that it was designed to “fill the need for a safe San Francisco Bay dinghy which can be built at home easily and inexpensively.” CONDITION: This boat is in good condition. The trailer is in very good condition. Has full set of sails and two oars. Jib in very good condition. Has extra tiller. A repair has been made to a 6” area on floor of foreward port cockpit. “Lovely Turtle” may be inspected at Crowley’s Yacht Yard Lakeside at 3434 East 95th St, Chicago, IL by appointment. To arrange an appointment, please contact Nautical Donations.
AS IS, WHERE IS. This boat has an IL title. Nautical Donations Inc. will provide a bill of sale. All information included in this listing is accurate to the best of our knowledge. This boat was donated to Nautical Donations Inc. which is a 501(c)(3) organization. See our website for more information. Purchase of this boat is not tax deductible TERMS OF SALE Buyer must remove the boat from the yard seven days after the completion of the sale or make arrangements with Crowley’s Yacht Yard for storage or launching. Buyer must pay in full before the boat is released. ALL buyers must pay 7.25% Illinois sales tax. Chicago buyers pay 8.5% sales Tax. If you are new to boat ownership, please note that the purchase of a boat is only your first expense.

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