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2007 Seaward 26RK

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Buford , GA
Listed: 03-24-2021
Phone: 770-831-0403

$39,000 US

Standard features

28 Seaward 26RK 2007

Tohatsu 9.8 HP Outboard/Walk-thru Transom/Double Axle trailer with many new upgrades; tires, fenders, bunks, tongue lift and more/New Sails by Schurr

Electric vertically-retracting keel
Vertically retracting rudder
Fully battened, full-roached mainsail w/reef points
Internal halyards and outhauls
Mast light
Molded sheer stripe (gel coat)
Imroned bootstripe
Laminated wood tiller
Iso-NPG gelcoat
Heavy anodized aluminum strike rail
2 Outboard motor brackets, transom mounted
Bowsprit with anchor roller
Running lights
Bow pulpit with lifelines
Walk-through transom
Stainless cleats (3), four bolt style
Deck hatch (1)
Andersen winches - 2 sheet, 1 halyard, all #10
Two-line rope clutch
Genoa tracks and blocks
Battery box
Private head compartment
Teak and holly sole in main cabin
Diamond pattern non-skid surfaces on deck
Molded structural headliner
Electric circuit breaker panel
12 volt cabin lights (4)
20 gallon fresh water supply
Galley sink
Galley ice box
Cups and plates in recessed holder
Non-metallic opening ports with screens (8)
Fabric curtains for privacy in head and v-berth
Open interior layout (no interior bulkhead except head compartment side walls)
Stainless gunnel trim

Working Sail Area : 280.00 sq ft
110 percent roller furling jib

The Seaward 26RK is a boat unlike any other. Because her keel and rudder adjust vertically, she has a unique personality, and surprising sailing abilities. The first thing you should know is that her draft varies from fifteen inches to six feet . The keel can be positioned anywhere within its range so youre able to adjust draft to suit the water depth and wind conditions youre sailing in. The keel is electrically powered and moves vertically much like a daggerboard and is controlled from the cockpit. It has its lead ballast in a torpedo bulb at its lower tip where it can have the greatest impact on the boats stability. The rudder is adjusted vertically as well and provides excellent control in all water depths. While the high aspect ratio keel is acknowledged to be the perfect performance shape, its downside, until the Seaward 26RK, has been its lack of versatility. A conventional high aspect fin keel required that you do your sailing in deep water, keep your boat in a slip, and have it lifted onto a trailer when transporting. Weve changed all that.At the other end of the spectrum are boats specifically designed for shallow water sailing. They typically have low aspect keels (long in the fore-and-aft dimension, and short in the vertical dimension) that have enough wetted surface to slow down two boats, and shallow keels so that no meaningful leverage can be gained by their ballast to keep them on their feet. Weve changed all that as well.Almost any sailboat can be trailered. The reality is that most trailerable boats, once in the water, arent very good sailors. Thats due to their designers emphasis on ease of towing and launching at the expense of performance and stability. Consequently, when most people think of trailerables, what comes to mind are lightly-built boats that dont distinguish themselves on the water. Were almost hesitant to mention our boats excellent trailerability for fear of guilt by association. Were not them. Our boat is an excellent trailerable because of our keel, not in spite of it. And it performs quite nicely. It sails close to the wind, stands up to its sail plan, has good speed, is stable at rest, and is a pleasure to sail.Were confident youll see her just as we do... a great 26 footer that does it all, and does it well. Shes comfortable in cockpit and cabin and well suited for a young family or mature couple, with sleeping accommodations for two adults and two children. Below decks shes bright, airy and straightforward. She has eight opening ports and a v-berth deck hatch. On deck, things are uncomplicated and user friendly. Sail control lines are lead to the cockpit, and side decks are wide and secure.

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