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  1. LINY

    1991 Robalo R1800

    Engine has been sold. Boat, trailer and extras are only for sale. $1,200 obo. I did not see a place to edit the listing. If there is please let me know or I can create a new listing excluding the engine. Thanks
  2. LINY

    1991 Robalo R1800

    Project boat for sale: $2,400 OBO 1991 Robalo R1800 - 2006 Mercury Optimax ELPTO 115hp and trailer. 1991 Robalo R1800: ***HULL NEEDS WORK*** · Transom needs to be replaced · Gunwale core is wet/rotted · No soft spots on deck · 35 gallon Moeller below deck fuel tank · Bow rail · Original teak included · Taco rub rail 2006 Mercury 115 ELPTO Optimax: · 545 hours · 20” shaft · Low compression in cylinder #2. Never had the head pulled to see what exactly the issue is. · SmartCraft gauges and rigging · Stainless steel prop with spare aluminum prop 1999 MagicTrail Trailer · Only used twice a year · Lights work Accessories · Two batteries (barely used) · New Shakespeare 8’ radio antenna Plan was to restore the hull myself. I started, but no longer have the time. Whole package is $2,400 OBO. Engine alone $1,200 OBO. Sold as is. Fully transferable registration for both boat and trailer
  3. I am leaning towards replacing the rope. Over the 26 years that the boat has been on the water, the rub rail has been beat up a bit. There is a split in one section (not horrible) and it has some sways. I figured I would pull this off, fill in the holes and give it a fresh look with a new rub rail. Before I replace the rope, I have already reached out to Taco Marine and they are sending me two samples. I will see how they layup on a flat surface. Also I found the rub rail below by Mate USA that can be installed on a flat surface. https://www.jamestowndistributors.com/userportal/product.do?process=checkout&part=215534 Thanks
  4. Hi All, I am looking to replace the original rope / blue rub rail on my 1991 Robalo R18. After looking at some of the products that Taco Marine suggests for Robalo, I am not confident that it will fit properly. As a matter of fact, I do not see anything from Taco that matches the shape of the rub rail that is on the boat now. http://tacomarine.com/category/cat_robalo/Robalo Does anyone have any idea where I could get an identical shaped rub rail? Or would anyone think/know if the suggested Taco products would work? Attached is a pic of the end cap section of my current rub rail showing the shape. Thank you in advance.
  5. The R222 is a sweet boat. I'm sure you're aggravated over the experience you had, but you will enjoy this boat. Best of luck and post some more pics!
  6. LINY

    1991 R18 CC

    Th Thanks, Mark! I was using teak oil for the longest time. It looked awesome. However, I was not 100% satisfied because of how little time the teak oil lasted between the sun and salty air. I was teak-oiling every once and while throughout the season to protect/maintain the teak. A few years back, I decided to take on the varnishing project. It really paid off and has held up nicely.
  7. LINY

    1991 R18 CC

    Hi All, Fairly new to the forum and figured I'd share some details and photos of my 1991 R18 CC. Purchased in the early 2000's and has been a solid hull and very reliable for our family. The boat is run on the South Shore of Long Island (Great South Bay and Fire Island Inlet). I have to attest, for an 18 footer she takes the short chop of the bay very nicely and performs in the Atlantic Ocean-inshore quite well. These boats are truly solid. She was re-powered (in 2005) with a brand new 2006 115 Mercury Optimax (now has ~400 hours). It provides plenty of power and is very fuel efficient. Some work done over the years and upgrades: - In 2014 I replaced the original fuel tank with a 35 gallon Poly tank and replaced all of the fuel lines. - Varnished all of the teak on the boat. (8-9 coats for durability) - Made a custom leaning post - Rewired the entire boat in 2015 She might be up for sale this spring, but I am having a tough time parting with her. I will try to find or take more photos. Enjoy. Thanks!
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