Boat Description: Built in 1963 and bought by George Bates as the second owner in Aug. 1969. Since that time, Bonanza was competitively raced from its home base in Stonington, CT / Fleet 34 and at many Ensign Class Regional and National events. Hoping to find a buyer who will continue its active use in Ensign Class events. Stored indoors. Extensive professional 2009 hull and interior restoration including; soda blasting, faring, barrier coating w/ Awlgrip 545 epoxy primer and the addition of two lifting eyes. ~ 5 year old standing rigging including turnbuckles. Included are numerous spare mast and boom parts & fittings and a lot of related Ensign equipment, including interior cushions.
Motor Description: 5hp mercury (2004) 2 stroke long shaft w/ two gas tanks for extended motoring. Professionally serviced.
Sails Description: North Sails New Orleans - Main 2009, #1 genoa 2014, tri-radial spinnaker 2015 and an undated "D" storm Jib w/ “new” jib hanks.
Trailer Description: Dual axle custom Ensign trailer purchased in 2001 for $ 3,154 - model year 2000 (model GT4000). Boat was dry launched & retrieved via lift.