Boats for Sale

A /                   19 FT SKIFF for rowing or use with outboard

1 / THIS VERY STURDY 19FT BOAT IS BUILT WITH 14 MM THICK PLANKS OF NATIVE LARCH 8 INCHES WIDE. PRICE WITHOUT TRAILER € 1100.00 , PRICE WITH TRAILER € 1550.00

IT HAS A HARD CHINE BOTTOM ( V- SHAPE ), 18 INCHES OF FREE BOARD, AND A BEAM OF 64 INCHES .
IT WAS USED FOR A PERIOD OF TWO YEARS ON THE SEA AT CORK WITH A 5 HP OUTBOARD . COVERED POLYSTYRENE FOAM BUOYANCY PERMANENTLY INSTALLED UNDER THE SEATS . COMES WITH A COMPLETE HEAVY GAUGE VINYL COVER (WHITE) AND TWO OARS .

pic above before buoyancy was wrapped and secured

B /     25 ft  curragh for rowing or use with outboard

THE PLANS , TEXT AND MORE THAN 100 PICTURES AND VIDEOS NEEDED TO MAKE THIS BOAT ARE AVAILABLE ON CD . COST € 26.00 PLUS POSTAGE . THIS 25 FT CURRAGH WAS COMPLETED LAST SEPTEMBER (2017) . SHE WAS DULY BLESSED AND NAMED “ THE QUEEN MAEVE “ LAUNCHED ON LOUGH RAMOR IN VIRGINIA COUNTY CAVAN. BASED ON THE KERRY NAOMHOG , A TRADITIONAL WORKING BOAT ALONG THE KERRY COAST.

PRICE € 1800.00 OF WHICH € 500.00 WILL BE DONATED TO A CHARITY OF THE BUYERS CHOICE ! NOTE ; AS THIS WAS THE FIRST ONE OF THIS MODEL TO BE MADE  ,THE NEXT CURRAGH OF THIS SIZE AND DESIGN WILL BE FOR SALE AT THE MORE REALISTIC PRICE OF € 2300.00 !! SHE CAN BE DELIVERED AT NO EXTRA COST ANYWHERE IN IRELAND . ( PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE ROAD TRAILER )

IT WILL SEAT 4 ROWERS AND WILL MOVE NICELY WITH EVEN A 3 HP OUTBOARD . WELL SUITED FOR USE ALONG THE COAST OR FOR A FEW FRIENDS TO GO ROWING AT WEEKENDS. SHE CAN BE ADOPTED TO HAVE THE OUTBOARD INSTALLED IN A ” BOX ” INSIDE .
MADE WITH WHITE DEAL AND CANADIAN RED CEDAR LATS ON STEAM BENT IRISH OAK RIBS AND USING THE TRADITIONAL DOUBLE GUNWHALE . A PROTECTIVE LAYER OF SYNTHETIC VARNISH IS APPLIED ON THE INSIDE TO SEAL THE WOOD AGAINST WEATHERING . COVERED WITH A DOUBLE LAYER OF GLASS FIBRE CHOPPED MAT USING BLACK PIGMENT TO LOOK AS THE ORIGINAL CRAFT COVERED WITH CANVAS AND PAINTED WITH TAR . THIS BOAT IS BEST STORED UPSIDE DOWN AS DONE TRADITIONALLY .THE MEASUREMENTS ARE AUTHENTIC AND CAN BE FOUND REFERRED TO ON;

http://www.texascoritani.com/British_Coracles_and_Irish_Curraghs.pdf

BELOW SOME PICS FROM THE LAUNCH AND BLESSING

C /     THIS 18 FT CANADIAN CANOE IS WELL TRAVELLED  , FOR SALE AT € 200.00 WITH TWO PADDLES , CAN BE DELIVERED. WILL TRAVEL ON A ROOF RACK , TWO seater .IDEAL FOR EXPLORING  RIVER  AND LAKE CAMPING TRIPS .NOT SUITABLE FOR USE ON THE SEA.

D /  two    16 FT  SKIFFS . RED DEAL AND WEATHER PROOF PLY, ONE SET OF OARS, BUOYANCY INSTALLED UNDER SEATS. CAN TAKE SMALL ENGINE 3 HP  .WERE MADE FOR A FUNDRAISER/RAFFLE  BY STUDENTS OF st PATRICKS CLASSICAL SCHOOL NAVAN UNDER MY TUITION .THE  WINNERS WISH TO SELL.(  ATHBOY AREA COUNTY MEATH) .  AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY . GREAT FOR LAKE FISHING OR DUCK SHOOTING                                                       (DRAFT ABOUT 8 INCHES)                                         PRICE € 350.00 

THE FOLLOWING IS A SAILING VERSION OF THE SAME MODEL OF BOAT TO SHOW ANOTHER POSSIBLE USE, THE REQUIRED ALTERATIONS CAN BE MADE ( COSTS DEPENDING ON AVAILABILITY OF MAST, BOOM ETC. A SECOND HAND RIGGING AND SUIT OF SAILS FROM A “MIRROR DINGHY” WILL DO NICELY.