I bought this boot from a good friend only 4 months ago. It reconnected me to sailing that I had left for years. I’m 1m92 and I made the decision to go for a boat where I can stand :-), which is of course not the case of a boat that size.
After one summer sailing with this boot, I can tell that it’s really good and secure at sea, really perfect for safe trips with kids or friends, to learn sailing or travel for a long time. With a previous owner this boat as crossed the Atlantic (go and back), and was reinforced for that purpose. It’s vast enough for until 5 people to sleep and live inside, with all the items that you’ll find in a bigger boat : a proper chart table, an oven, a refrigerator, a good table, a good front cabin and a spaceful toilet.
The cockpit is wide and can perfectly host a few people for day trips. It is in overall good condition, with no structural weaknesses. The most important things I see : Window seals should be redone, and the deck-basis of 2 stanchions need to be reinforced. The boat certainly needs some aesthetic work : windows polishing, some painting, ...
Ohlson Ohlson 8.8 uit 1975 te koop op Botentekoop.nl.
Ohlson Ohlson 8.8