1979 Melges MC Scow
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- Engine/Fuel Type:
- Single / Other
- Located In:
- Memphis, TN
- Hull Material:
- Current Price:
- US$ 3,750
Truly one of the best performance single handers that when sailed by two is still fun to sail. She is good up to three crew, but can be sailed by one person giving you the ability to do this due to the amazing stability that the scow type hull affords.
Quick to plane (skip on top of the water) the MC Scow as a single handed sailboat that is a Cadillac " LASER ". Much easier to sail than the Laser, yet more powerful and in most conditions much faster. Great boat for the new to sailing or to an accomplished sailor with years of experience. The balance on the rudder and proper sail controls will tell you all you need to know until she " Takes off ".
On the home front, your first mate will revel in the stability of the boat in all conditions.
Stable, easy to rig, a joy to sail, and in the case of this MC Scow # 557, she is in remarkable condition. Cosmetically,the gel cote on this MC Scow makes you think she has been stored inside for most of her life - - and apparently has.
Ready to introduce you to the wonderful world of FAST Scow sailing , bring a car with a 1 & 7/8 " ball on your hitch and haul her away and start enjoying the best sport in the world !!
IT'S YOUR MOVE ! !
Contact: Chris Rooke, Rooke Sails, Inc.,1744 Prescott So., Memphis, Tn. 38111 @ I240 - US 78
Dealers for: Beneteau, Hunter trailerables, Precision, Hobie, & Laser Sunfish
Your full service Mid-South sailboat dealer Rooke Sails can install virtually any accessory electrical or Mechanical. Complete with equipment for delivering & freshwater launching sailboats to 20,000, our trucks are sign crane equipped for a complete turnkey re=commissioning effort. Sailmaking facilities on site we specialize in Sail repair and custom canvas. Full yard services for Hull buffing/polishing,bottom painting and blister work, etc. . Always looking for quality listings, please give us a call for professional assistance.
Celebrating our 46th professional season serving the Sailing Community.
Please contact Chris Rooke at 901 744-8500
Additional Specs, Equipment and Information:
Hull Shape: Monohull
Beam: 5 ft 8 in
Dry Weight: 420 lbs
Engine Type: Other
Engine/Fuel Type: Other
Working Sail Area : 135.00 sq ft
- High Quality Dacron MELGES sail
- Twin centerboard design
- Kick up rudder
- Traveler fully functional
- Trailer included
Manufacturer Provided Description
Melges is the founder of the MC design, a high-quality 16-foot one-design racer which boasts nearly 2000 sailing nation wide. Melges along with the MC class have formed nearly 70 fleets from New York to San Francisco. The International MC Class Sailboat Racing Association has a very strong following throughout its 30-plus-year history. The strength of this class is based on closely followed one-design rules allowing new and used boats to sail competitively. There are over 60 active fleets racing nationwide.
Due to its simple configuration, one person can rig the boat i minutes and can ramp or hoist launch it as well. The boat is constructed in fiberglass.The following are a few unique characteristics of the MC Scow: single or double handed sailing, trailerable with any vehicle, nationwide regatta schedule,expert knowledge and assistance to all sailors at factory or regatta sites, demonstration sails available, seminars and instruction, trailering packages, sails and covers available.
- LOA 16' 0"
- BEAM 5' 8"
- DISPLACEMENT 420 LBS
- SAIL AREA 135 sq ft
- Cat / Marconi Rig
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.