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. She is in sound condition but needing her deck, cockpit, coach roof and transssom either painting or recoating in epoxy varnish. She comes complete with road trailer and breathable cover. Complete with all berth cushions, pvc covered, 2 horse power outboard, numerous sails and spinnakers, all in good usuablecondition together with a set of Kevlar /carbon reinforced main sail and Genoa. Deck stepped aluminuim mast and boom. Staainless 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 launching and recovery are straight forward.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 Work starts on Monday to revarnish or pain the deck and cockpit with the reserve price rising to reflect this. I am happy to consider offers for “as is where is” before the work starts.Collection from Presteigne, Powys, LD8 2UF
Current Price: £750.00
This Micro 18 Lifting Keel Sailing Yacht boat is located in Presteigne, LD8 2UF and is being sold on eBay by 8446mikej.