For sale: Gypsy Rose 25ft drop keel trailer sailer NZ $8000

  • 25 Mar 2021 04:26
    Message # 10232788

    Gypsy Rose is a 25 foot long, drop keel, trailer sailer. She has a single cambered junk sail on a tabernacle mast. The mast is aluminium with a carbon fiber topmast section and yard. The battens and boom are wood.

    She has a 1994 Yamaha 8 horsepower engine that has low hours of usage and runs very well.

    She has a double axle, braked trailer that has WOF and Reg until late December.

    She sails very well and was second overall in the junk fleet at the Tall Ships two years ago, surprising many junkies and quite a few pointy rigs with her speed. She is getting a bit much for me to trail and rig so I have decided to sell her and concentrate on finishing my other boat and getting her in the water. I am asking NZ $11,000 [later reduced] for her and would like to see her go to a JRA member who will use her more than I have been able to lately. Pictures can be seen in my profile picture albums.

    Last modified: 18 Jan 2024 00:03 | Anonymous member (Administrator)
  • 17 Jun 2021 09:23
    Reply # 10653252 on 10232788

    She is still for sale, despite a lot of interest on Trademe and a couple of viewings. I need to get her sold so that I can finish my other boat. All offers considered.

  • 27 Jun 2021 02:38
    Reply # 10703551 on 10232788

    I'm sorry you haven't managed to find a new owner, David.  Let's hope that someone comes along soon.

    When are you starting a new thread for your latest project?

  • 23 Jan 2023 01:53
    Reply # 13068371 on 10232788

    Gypsy Rose is still for sale, the trailer will need a WOF and Reg but is still good to go. She came fourth over the line and third on corrected time in the Junk Rig class at the recent Tall Ships Race in Bay of Islands.

    She will be going back on Trademe but my preference would be for her to go to a JRA member.

  • 23 Jan 2023 17:20
    Reply # 13069138 on 10232788
    Deleted user

    It might help if you had pictures and a price

  • 23 Jan 2023 22:16
    Reply # 13069732 on 10232788

    See the first post on this thread for price and location of photos.

  • 20 Mar 2023 06:19
    Reply # 13137761 on 10232788

    Price reduced to $8000. Trailer is registered until January next year but still needs a W.O.F.

    Last modified: 18 Jan 2024 00:02 | Anonymous member (Administrator)
  • 14 Jul 2023 01:39
    Reply # 13227641 on 10232788

    We have sold the house so she needs to go. Any offers considered as space is limited at the new house.

  • 18 Jan 2024 00:04
    Reply # 13302480 on 10232788
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    price reduced

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