Placebo is a Microcupper 18 built around 1981, as a very succesful prototype by the uk designer Phil Morrison, who is best known for his Merlin Rockets and National 12’s. Built by Ron Woof along with Speculation and Dogs of War to virtually the same design. She could be used as a trailer/ sailer having a lead ballast lifting keel. Placebo has been successfully raced, particuarly in the Windermere Winter series, winning on a number of occassions. She has also completed in the Birkett on Ullswater in her previous ownership winning the cruiser class.The boat is constructed of wood laminate cold moulded and plywood all epoxy coated and is in sound condition.Her deck, cockpit, coach roof and transom have been sanded ready for painting or recoating in epoxy varnish. She comes complete with galvanised road trailer and breathable cover, berth cushions whicch are pvc covered, 2 HP outboard, numerous sails and spinnakers, all in good usuable condition including a set of Kevlar sails. Deck stepped aluminuim mast and boom. Stainless steel rigging.The boat has both a lifting rudder and a fixed carbon reinforced rudder.Placebo has always raced competitively off a PY of 1038.The road trailer is galvanised and fitted with cradles which make launching and recovery a straight forward 2 man job.Message for further info, a copy of the survey and more photos. A survey dated June 2014 is available. YouTube footage of her sailing on Windermere https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mS7zCqUJhBs Collection from Presteigne, Powys, Wales, LD8 2UF
Current Price: £1000.00
This Micro 18 Lifting Keel Sailing Yacht boat is located in Presteigne, LD8 2UF and is being sold on eBay by 8446mikej.