The H. Daniel Hayes is a moulded fiberglass cat-rigged sloop built to a good standard from a classic design by famous marine architect, Bill Garden. Built in 1980 by Boyds Boats, in Sidney,B.C.. She is 23 feet water length and 26 overall with a ten foot beam. Dispacement 6,000 lbs, ballast 1,400 lbs. Centreboard is fiberglass with bronze straps. She is nicely finished with varnished red cedar deckhead, cabinside and bulkheads, and melamine finish on cabin sole. The boat is strongly built and nicely finished inside and out. The eleven hp deisel inboard Kubota engine is clean and enclosed to the port side with sound proofing, and fueled by a twelve gallon aluminum tank. Steering is by means of wheel or autopilot. She has fully battened ‘marconi’ mainsail, 480 sq ft., with sail cover, with two rope reefs, a storm trysail and drifter. The tappered aluminum, painted mast is 42 ft from water. The boom hangs beyond the stern and above the stainless steel and canvas canopy over large cockpit, and dingy on a davit. She has a forepeak locker, bulkhead and large salon with settee berths port and starboard and navigation chart and GPS station to port, drop leaf table on the centreboard trunk. The galley has both a fisherman#1 wood stove and a two burner ‘alcohol’ cooker, sink and pump tap above water tank. Ship to shore radio, and danforth anchor.
Current Replacement value is estimated at $90,000. Present Recommended Insurance Value is $30,000.00. Asking Price: $23,000.00