Bearboat: A strong, very well-maintained 1983 IP26-Mark II, sloop-rigged full keel/centerboard model. Sailed extensively in and beyond the Chesapeake Bay, featured in the August 2007 Soundings article on “Small-Boat Cruising” []. Located in the water at Galesville, MD, ready to go! Upcoming 2020 relocation forces sale.

• Length: 26' 2" waterline, 30’ 0” overall.
• Beam: 10’ 6”.
• Draft: 2’ 8” cb up, 6’ 0” cb down.
• Displacement: 8,000 pounds.
• Hull: Stripped to gelcoat and new barrier coat and bottom paint applied in 2017.
• Eng: Yanmar 2GM 13 hp diesel (rebuilt 2017, 100 hours). Burns ~0.5 gph.
• Tankage: Fuel, 18 gal.; water 31 gals.; holding tank 12 gals.
• Sails: + 400 sq. ft., Main: 178 sq ft.; Jib: + 200 sq ft. (110%), and cruising spinnaker, all in good condition. All lines led aft to cockpit. Single ? line 1st and 2nd reefs.
• Electronics: Garmin Echomap 54 DV at helm with dedicated in ? hull depth transducer for readout on the unit. Garmin gwind and depth readouts on the cabin (2018) (separate thru ? hull depth transducer for depth). Standard ? Horizon 1600 DSC VHF with RAM at the helm (2017).
• Major upgrades: Owner has replaced/rebuilt the rudder, centerboard, bowsprit, and cabin sole in recent years.
• Standing headroom, sleeps 3, two-burner alcohol stove, SS sink.
• Bimini and custom dodger. Winter cover.
• Two-person sit-on-top kayak conveys.
• $17,000.
Contact: Stephen Blakely, [email protected], 571/230-3841. More photos online at




Your Name: Stephen Blakely
Galesville, MD
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