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2004 Hunter 260

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Key Largo, FL
Listed: 02-12-2019
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$28,000 US Or best offer

The owner bought this boat in 2014

General condition and any additional information

I sailed this boat after I purchased her in the winter of 2014 and again in 2015 when I realized I wanted to sail her in competition. I made a decision to get her in race ready condition. It was my hope that my wife would be willing to race with me but after a few races it was clear to me that she was not really that interested in competitive sailing. It is in the water now and can be viewed on the water. After mid-May it will be taken out of the water and stored on trailer. This is a once every 6 months routine for this boat. Each winter since 2014 I put her in the water yet I don’t sail her much since the replacement of the new sails. It is time for me to let her go and hopefully be appreciated by another sailor. There is not much to do on this boat other than put her in the water and sail her. Others have commented on the shape this boat is in regularly. Every now and again as I sail past the committee boat they comment on how the boat looks so new.
This is an awesome boat for the Florida Keys or any body of water that is somewhat shallow as with the rudder down it draws around 3’ and with rudder up steering with the motor the draft is around 21”. They accomplish that with a water ballast system and it is really easy to fill and drain the tank when you put her in or take her out of the water.

Standard features

Typical Hunter 260 Standard features. Not many options sold with this boat when new.

Extra gear included

All gear shown here goes with the boat to include the old main and headsail with not rips or tears. Can be used as backups.

Improvements to the hull, deck, rigging, engine, or interior

New in July of 2015 Used approximately 15 times
Mainsail NorDac Radian NDR 6.0 By North Sails 2395.00
Furling Jib NorDac Radian NDR 6.0 By North Sails 1602.00
New in March 2016 Used twice
Spinnaker Sprit, Selden torsion furling system, rigging and sail 5500.00
NorLon No 75 45.85 M2 By North Sails
New in 2015 Honda 9.9 Hp 4 cycle with Electric Start, Power tilt
and extended shaft. The engine is connected to the steering
system and throttle controls of the helm so no bending over to
steer or adjust speed from the back of the boat. 2600.00
New in 2016 New stainless side shrouds 500
2016 The swing keel hardware and keel was repaired and some items
replaced while on the hard while stripping the bottom of many
layers of bottom paint. 3600.00
New 2018 gangway and hatch cover built and installed
New 2014 raised hatch cover material for popup hatch never used
New in 2019 rear berth cushions and covers to replace originals shown in
attached pictures. 1200.00

Trailer surge brakes along with new front calipers, rotors slave and master
cylinders were installed in 2014. 1500.00
New in 2019 axles bearings and seal kits for both front and back including
Springs and new brakes on rear axle to comply with Florida Law. 1560.00

New cordage for Main Halyard, and swing keel installed 2016
New 2018 main sail cover
New 2018 Helm cover

Grand total of improvements since 2015 to boat and trailer $19,053.00

Other valuable features include:
Two Battery system. One for engine and one for house items. Both are charged and maintained by a dual charger.
Battery Block to single out one or both batteries when not in use.
Auto pilot control
Speed, depth and compass electronics
VHF radio
Full yard cover that can cover the boat in the off season.

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