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2003 VMG Skiffs Swift Solo

18 October, 2012 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

FOR SALE: Swift Solo USA056- “Der Springer”
Built by VMG Skiffs in Frankfort, MI (VMG is no long operating, they built 3 boats- USA026 (#1- 2003), USA056 (#2-2004) & USA013 (#3-2004).)

History of VMG boats:
2005 North American Regatta 1st place
2006 North American Regatta 1st place
2006 North American Regatta 2nd place
2007 North American Regatta 1st place
2007 East Cost Grand Prix Circuit 1st place
2008 East Cost Grand Prix Circuit 2nd place

Hull shape-
The hull from VMG have been called a “Baby Grand” quality. VMG took fairing to the extreme. Re-painted in December of 2008, and re-varnished in January of 2009.

Equipment on Board:

Full Carbon- Mast, Boom, Spin Pole. Mast is replaced in 2007 by NYC Skiffs, yes it iswhite, keep the mast cooler in the sun. Vang was replaced out with a line based system. Boom & Spin Pole is painted white to match Mast.

Sails- Main and Jib are all standard Bank sails. Decent Shape. No repairs ever done on Jib, One repair on main around the vang. The kite is a Dynakota Bank sail.

Foils- Both are standard 49er boards. Rudder cassette is full carbon. Rudder is from VMG, Centerboard was replaced in 2006 with a Vanguard 49er board. Tiller extensions are standard aluminum Ronstan tiller extensions with hockey tape.

Blocks-All Ronstan or Harken. Standard is Ronstan unless not available.

Trailers- Custom flat bed trailer with one tool boxes.
Road trailer- has over 15,000 miles on it. Front mast holder is carbon… what to do with an old mast… Mast end cover for travel included.

Dolly- Modified 49er dolly
with 4’x4’, full form cradle.
Boat cover has 3 years on it and is in ok shape; top side straps have seen a lot of UV damage and have broken or are in the process.

Other/extra Gear-
Extra Kite Sock that was replaced in 2008 (stained)
Number of extra spare parts (ports covers and custom items)
Extra Ronstan Tiller Extension

Price- $17,000 with deliver up to 500 miles from Eufaula, AL.

(This price is for all the items list above, and the boat ready to sail. I will help set the boat up the first time.)
Thanks, Keith Councell (# removed)

VMG Skiffs Swift Solo
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