1980 S2 8.0B located in Wisconsin for sale

26' S2 8.0B


Description: Well constructed, well designed, trailerable, and recently repowered with an efficient and reliable Honda engine, this s2 8.0b is a comfortable but racy cruiser has a very reliable engine. The head features a marine porta potti, eliminating any concerns with a 40 year old holding tank and attendant lines, often the apparent cause of icky boat smells. The solid fiberglass hull and balsa-cored deck are supported with fully tabbed bulkheads, not fiberglass liners - maximizing storage space and making for a very solidly constructed boat. At only 4600 pounds and 8 feet wide, the boat trailers very well and does not constitute an unusually wide load, so no permits are required. In addition to a 12-volt DC system, the boat is also wired for AC dockside and includes a very functional AC cabin heater.

With good anchor gear ( including a high quality Delta anchor as well as a bow roller and hawse pipe to the anchor locker ), tiller autopilot, galley, enclosed head, 12-volt pressure water system, lifelines, pushpit, and pulpit, and running rigging led aft to the cockpit, Sanctuary is ready to explore the Apostle Islands and beyond, or whatever body of water you chose to sail.

The inside of this boat is very clean. As far as I know she was a freshwater boat her whole life, and thus spent only half the year in the water ( and also stayed on the hard a few seasons, I've heard). She also stays very dry inside - none of the through hulls admit any water, and since the engine has a sail drive lower unit, there's no hole for the prop shaft to leak.

Trailer included! Prospective buyers should inquire about delivery options. Depending on the location, I can bring the boat to you.

Seller is currently searching for his next vessel, is motivated to sell, and will consider all offers. Best offer may be accepted in spring 2019.

Equipment: * North mains'l ( used but serviceable ), 2 reef points
* Mack genoa (good condition), halyard recently replaced
* spinnaker halyard and pole
* Pro-Furl Reefing Furler
* working jib in excellent condition ( very lightly used )
* 2 anchors ( delta and smaller Danforth), 30' chain and 150' 5/8" nylon three-strand rode, bow roller, hawse pipe and anchor locker
* Depth sounder and speedometer
* large V-Birth, storage and anchor locker under
* Fully enclosed head with sink and lots of storage space
* porta-potti has replaced the head and holding tank - easy to dump, no plumbing and no odors!
* bulkhead-mounted fold-down salon table
* slide-out port settee converts to wide bierth
* masthead-mounted VHF radio
* AGM Battery and dual battery charger
* 2 battery selector switch, 12 volt and 120 volt circuit breaker panels, and battery charge meter
* pressure water pump ( 12 volt) runs to both the galley sink and the head sink
* 10 (?) gallon water tank
* 18 gallon fuel tank
* Repowered with Honda 15hp engine and Volvo Penta lower unit in 2007. I don't believe I've seen another 8.0B for sale with such a reliable and efficient engine. Performance under power is fantastic.
* solar vent in cabin and head
* large ice box which can accomodate small coolers for unprecedented temperature control
* the Kenyon 2 burner alcohol stove is not currently in serviceable condition. It could be rebuilt or replaced. I made do with a small camping stove, and never got around to rebuilding it, but rebuild kits are still available from Kenyon
* galley sink near centerline
* manual bilge pump in cockpit
* richie compass
* tiller steering. This nimble boat is steered easily with the tiller, which tilts up and out of the way when not in use
* Bow pulpit, stern pushpit, and lifelines all around, opening on both sides of the cockpit.
* volumous lazarette also with battery and electrical access.
* Wet locker
* boarding ladder at the stern
* lifesling throwable type 4 PFD
* lazyjacks for mainsail
* fenders & docklines
* deck hardware and stanchions fastened to stout backing plates

Location: Bayfield, Wisconsin
(952) 435-8237

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