Flying Scot / Train Wreck For Sale

Hello all. I am finally getting off my butt and putting my train wreck of a Flying Scot up for sale. I purchased the boat last May on Ebay - see "new owner of scarry boat" under the owning / rigging forum August 5 2010 (I think page 3?). The boat was very poorly repaired by a Michigan hillbilly / crook and I was dumb enough to buy it basically sight unseen (ie... sent my not so concerned brother with cash). The hull has been repair on both sides approx. midship and as I say not so well - note the Vice Grip Pliers holding the hull and deck together on the starboard side in picks. The mast (as I found last fall when I moved the mast to cover the boat) is bent on both sides (looks like it was crushed) a few feet up from the base. One of the shrouds is broken and will need to be replaced. The main sail is not usable, the jib is fair condition (one of hanks is bad). I was able to purchase 2 of the correct rudders (came with wrong one) and one appears to be servicable along with tiller and extension. The boom, main sheet, and boom vang are all there and look correct. The Trailer is in good shape with the exception of the winch which should probably be replaced at some point. We cleaned and repacked the wheel bearings (which were in good shape), installed new bearing buddys, replaced all three tires, and replace the lights. I have a title for the boat but have not yet transfered it to me as I will have to pay sales tax of 7% to do so. If someone is just going to use the boat for parts and cut the hull with a sawzall then I am not going to transfere the title. I am willing to get a proper title if that seals the deal. I have over $3000.00 into this boat at this point and understand that I am going to loose money. My wife and I currently have our lake cabin up for sale (which is where we were going to sail the Scott) so we can buy and larger sailboat to keep on Lake Michigan - and yes I will have a very thourough servey done before buying another boat of any kind! All I would like to do is lessen my loss by selling it for what I can. So if anyone is interested - best offer takes it! Please contact me with any questions @ russfouts1@yahoo.com. Good sailing, Russ.

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Pictures of the Flying Scott in question can be seen here htt

Pictures of the Flying Scott in question can be seen here https://picasaweb.google.com/117521307397210526834/Sailboat?authkey=Gv1s...

Does anyone have any interest in this boat for parts? I love to

Does anyone have any interest in this boat for parts? I love to get ride of it as a complete unit. $1200.00 or best offer! Contact me if anyone is interested. I really need this thing out of my back yard!

What is available as far as parts? Centerboard? Pics availab

What is available as far as parts? Centerboard? Pics available? Price?

What is available as far as parts? Centerboard? Pics availab

What is available as far as parts? Centerboard? Pics available? Price?

Did you ever find out what the story was on the boat? Anybody k

Did you ever find out what the story was on the boat? Anybody know what happened to 5147? Katrina? 2006 NAC microburst? Was the boat a salvage title? Where is it located? Phil Scheetz FS 4086

Phil Scheetz

FS 4086

Fleet 163, Nockamixon Sail Club

This boat is hull #5147.

This boat is hull #5147. I have a title for it but did not transfere it into my name as I may be cutting it into small parts and throwing it out in our dumpster at work. It does not say anything about a salvage unit on the title - god only knows what the crook I bought it from did to get a title. I would like to sell it as a whole unit but will consider parting it out in a few more weeks if no one is interested. It is located in West Chicago, Illinois - western suburbs of Chicago. Once again I would love to get it out of my back yard! Make me an offer if you have any interest!

Well, it looks like I am going to have to part this thing out to

Well, it looks like I am going to have to part this thing out to get it out of my backyard. You can see in the picks what it has so let me know what you need and how much you are willing to give for it. Things would include trailer, rudder, centerboard, boom, mainsheet, boom vang, and various hardware. Let me know....Russ

Hello, Do you still have her

Hello,

Do you still have her complete?

 

Martin

5104

I found out where this boat

I found out where this boat came from.  Looked at the pictures and it is the same boat.  Boat was sold in NC in spring of 2010 at a salvage auction closed bid sale.  The guy bought it with trailer for only $130.00.  The pictures are of all the damage the boat had before the "repairs" were done.  The link is www.salvagedirect.com/asp/viewitem.asp?itemid=756642.

Tom

 

If you part her out, I may be

If you part her out, I may be interested in centerboard.  Is it "clean"- no dents or dings?  Please send pics.