Com-Pac 19 Donation July 2024

The Sailing Center has been donated a 1985 Com-Pac 19 sailboat. The most recent registration sticker on this boat is 11 years old and it’s easy to believe no one has sailed it since then. It’s dirty and neglected looking. Boats like this can be hard for individual owners to sell. It needs so much work that hiring it out would consume the sale price and people can’t or won’t do it themselves, so the boats deteriorate until they find their way to a landfill. We interrupt that process with volunteers who are willing to use a little elbow grease on an old boat so we can sell it to support The Sailing Center. If you have a boat to donate or if you are willing to help us rejuvenate donations, contact us today!...

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Catalina 26 mast project

Repairing A Dismasted Catalina 26

Our latest project boat is a Catalina 26 that was dismasted in a hurricane. We’re in the process of adapting a mast from another boat to fit. The boat has a working diesel engine and isn’t in bad shape. We will sell it to support our sailing programs. The original mast was mangled beyond repair but the mast we are using for the boat was another donation. It was the mizzen mast on a cruising multihull....

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