3802 For Sale, Seattle

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Posted 7 days ago by Genevieve Iverson

For Sale – 17’ 1992 Thistle sailboat Hull #3802 – Seattle, WA - $5,500 This boat is in great shape, currently launch ready at Leschi, fast and ready to race! Previously "Rat Race" in the Seattle fleet, seller regretfully needs to part with it after moving away from the city during the pandemic. Would love to see it go to someone who will keep it in the fleet and race. Boat has been well maintained and fully covered. Teal fiberglass hull, oiled teak rails and grating and all standing and running rigging in great shape and ready to hit the...

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2739 for sale

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Posted 2 weeks ago by Jack Mahaney

Bought new in 1969.  time for a new home.  two set of sails.  gold mast and new silver one.  wooden boom and newer silver one.  ready to go sailing.  with a bit of work could be a good racing boat.

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Thistle 3062 – SOLD!

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Posted 2 weeks ago by Morrie Craig

3062 has found a new home!  Thanks for your interest!   Winner of the 2019 Thistle Regatta, many races won with Derrell Peck! Won recent championship. The boat is complete with 2 sets of north sales included. Centerboard refurbished and overall condition is excellent. Fiberglass hull with beautiful teak rails. Clark boat 3062. Features spinnaker pole, aluminum mast and trailer that is road ready. Extra sails, spinnaker poles and flotation tanks. Rigged for Racing, bottom professionally faired and boat completely re-rigged in Summer 2017. Has always been kept in freshwater venues. Compass/Centerboard/Rudder/Trailer/Top cover, both with less than a year of...

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Posted 2 weeks ago by JOHN GEYER

Hull 769 1950 Douglas McLeod minimum weigh stiff supper clean boat well rigged with good hardware Set of crisp Dieball racing sails Good 2’nd heavy air racing jib Set of good practice sails Three good spinnakers various weights Good faired legal weight center board with carry case Lindsay rudder with carry case New travel cover Taper brightly varnish mahogany spinnaker pole Laminated oak and mahogany tiler brightly varnished Good trailer with automobile axle and rims, sturdy well-supportive bunks Good silver mast and rigging, Boom is painted white  2000 – 2002: Prior owner, Wade Huff an engineer, machinist and woodworker, spent...

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Posted 3 weeks ago by Karen Gotham

Thistle is white with gold trim.  Wooden parts need work.  It is a 1962 boat that is a project boat.  We had lots of fun sailing with it, but now that we are in our 70s, it is hard for 1 person to handle.  We are asking $500 as is.

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Posted 3 weeks ago by Adam Young

SOLD   I have put a lot of love into this boat in the past 8 yrs but, against my better judgement, I have bought a woodie.  I am only selling because I will eventually need new sails for Hull 66.  All new running rigging, maffioli swiftcord sheets, interior of boat was repainted with awlgrip 2 yrs ago. New thwart, knees, centerboard cheeks, and stanchions. All brightwork was redone 3 yrs ago with 3 coats of west and 4 coats of spar varnish. I bought a new trailer 4 yrs ago, replaced tires, and change bearings twice a year. I have...

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Thistle 3743 for sale

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Posted 4 weeks ago by Mark Keyser

Boat has been well cared for. Solid and race ready. Woodwork has been refinished, never weathered, looks great. Sails lightly used. Descent trailer with top cover. Contact and leave a message for more details. Asking $9,500.

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Posted 4 weeks ago by Mitchell Aldrich

She is all wood and still extremely attention getting. I always get a crowd when launching. Interior of hull is varnished w/exterior of hull painted light Blue. Varnish and wood all in great shape.  Restored in 1999 and garage stored. Wooden mast attached with a metal, hinged mounting plate.  Very easy to step with a partner connecting the forestay. Woodie rudder with Thistle carrying case. Fully functioning (boathouse made) aluminum spinnaker pole (Wooden Spinnaker pole is broken but included and can use as a model if new owners decides to remake). Trailer is OK for short haul but not recommended...

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Posted 1 month ago by Robert Neilson

I have an excellent condition thistle with race rigging and all of the original hardware as well. Race rigged mast and boom and also The original wooden mast and boom in excellent condition. Comes with two sets of sails and spinnaker. Two rudders one fixed and one kick up rudder, everything is there and it’s ready to go. Turtle bags/spinnaker bags and compass. Also included is a mast up cover and a mast down cover. I have a pair of ground cradles. It has been stored indoors. Trailer included. I have not sailed it since my dad passed away in...

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Posted 1 month ago by Dominic Margetson

Selling due to a move to London, this Thistle is hull # 2703, and has had almost every single block and cleat replaced with Harken items. All lines are new, the main halyard is new. Rigging is working well. New Zhik padded footstraps and new turtles for the spin. The boat comes with three sets of sails.....the best set were bought this year and are two years old. The spinnaker is in good condition, no rips.  The other set is worn, and the spinnaker has a rip near the bottom. We have used this for club racing on Lake Washington...

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Posted 2 months ago by Eric Sieber

3 thistles and extra spare parts from a 4th (no hull) These are NOT ready to sail, although one is close. Stalled projects that need to move on. #3112 D&M #2814 Clark #3327 Clark #3554 D&M (Parts only no hull) Contact me for details.

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Posted 2 months ago by David Hansen

My wife and I campaigned a J/24 for 15 years when kids arrived on the scene.  The Thistle seemed like a nice move given we had the Willamette sailing club only 3 miles from our home and there was a strong fleet. I sourced a boat locally and had a brand new custom galvanized trailer built for this boat ($1,500!) and proceeded to pull it into dry storage for winter.  That was something like 10-11 years ago. We never even sailed it even once. Wow were we wrong about our available time with the kids and the boat has sat...

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Posted 3 months ago by jane engelman

Thistle 2217 has been sitting on a trailer at Mission Bay YC for many years. I bought her to sail with my siblings, but due to changes in my life I'm unable to sail it. She sails fine, just needs a little TLC. The trailer is very rusty and is probably not roadworthy. Free to good home!    

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Posted 3 months ago by Bill Kitchens

Thistle available for donation to support youth sailing or fleet growth.  Hull and rig are solid.  Teak rails need to be tightened up.  Boat was purchased as a fleet building boat by an active member of fleet 171 who unfortunately passed away after a long battle with cancer.  The boat is stored outside with the mast up and covered by a full sided Sailor’s Tailor cover.  If you are interested I will complete a more extensive survey and assist with the logistics of the transfer.  The family would love to see the boat return to active service.  This post lists...

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Posted 10 months ago by Joe McCarthy

Restored wood thistle. Painted below waterline only. Project needs completion.

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Posted 10 months ago by Tom Staiger

3932 is in excellent, race-ready condition.  Sails are about 3 years old but have been raced about 1/3 of each season.

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Posted 10 months ago by Chris Takacs

Great Midwest Thistle for Sale # 3654. Strong Solid Great Midwest yacht. Light Blue.  Fast. Was 2018 Newport Fleet 169 Fall series Champion. Boat ready to race.  2 sets of Sails for Club racing. probably need upgrading. Minimum weight.    Comes with Galvanized Venture trailer and working light bar. Spin pole paddles anchor and chain.  Extra Spinnaker Pole. Rudder and Center board are in good shape. There are extra parts available if interested. Venture Galvanized trailer new in 2005

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Posted 10 months ago by Brian Milidrag

I've had this vote for over 20 years purchased from Eric Pomber. He completely rebuilt this boat.  It has been in dry storage and tarped. It did have a little mishap and needs a small repair...and the rails could use a little help. It is in pretty good shape overall...just needs some TLC and a new owner.

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Posted 10 months ago by Gill Chandler

Beautifully restored boat has been covered in my garage since 2001. Due to ongoing chronic lower back issues, it is time for someone else to take over the helm. Topside and transom are bright, hull is light blue. Old Shore sails are still usable, but no good for racing. Much Newer, used, Norths still have plenty of race in them  (boat priced accordingly). Aro spars, wood/lead cb, wood ruder, new rails, fwd grating, 45 braces, and stanchions. Shock cord @ spin turtles  and hiking straps has gone limp. Gator, breaking trailer w/bearing buddies and spare tire. Lights and wiring are...

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