Looking for words to describe a little boat

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  1. rubenova
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    rubenova Junior Member

    Hi all,
    I am helping a friend with an estate sale. They pulled a little skiff out of a barn and want to sell it. Seems to be about 11-12 feet long. I'm looking for proper wording for an advert. How would you describe this little gem. I'm looking for words like skiff, dingy, punt etc. Thanks much!
     

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  2. lewisboats
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    Got a picture showing the interior? What is it made of ie plastic or wood? Does it have provision for sail (daggerboard or centerboard case, mast step and partner)?

     
  3. rubenova
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    rubenova Junior Member

    Great comments! It's fiberglass, and has an electric trolling "outboard." It was in a dark barn when I looked at it, but seems like there are only provisions for a pair of oars.
     

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    You ought to get $3-400 for it if you clean it up. Throw in the trailer for another $200 or so.
     

  5. PAR
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    PAR Yacht Designer/Builder

    State the length and beam, then describe it as a "fiberglass lapstrake dinghy"
     
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