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Old 02-25-2013, 06:03 AM   #1
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40' Classic Wood Monk Trawler LaConner WA

40' Classic Wood Monk Trawler in LaConner WA, Asking $20,000
In family since construction, 1969. Ed Monk design, BC built.
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Cedar on oak, round chine, single screw hull
Fwd cabin with head and 2 large berths
Main cabin with inside steer station, galley, dinette
Aft cabin with twin bunks, storage and aft head with shower
Dinghy on transom, Livingston, with 3hp outboard
Sailing-rowing dinghy, 9' Davidson, on boat deck with crane
Flying bridge with controls and seating for several friends
Garmin Map GPS plotters both stations, depth sounders, radar, VHF
Emergency auto inflating lifeboat and all safety equipment.
Perkins 6.354 110hp diesel uses little fuel (2.7 GPH at 7 to 8 knots)
Cooking, heating and hot water with oil-fired Dickinson stove
Large tankage for fuel and water
Covered moorage in LaConner WA can be taken over.
Survey on pdf available.
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Old 02-25-2013, 02:12 PM   #2
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Good god. I hope my wife doesn't catch me looking at this. I love it, right up my alley, just wrong side of the country.Larry

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Old 02-26-2013, 08:54 PM   #3
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Easy fix, move, its better on the West coast anyway.
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Old 02-27-2013, 06:18 AM   #4
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Nice, really nice. The boat's nice too.
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Old 02-27-2013, 08:39 AM   #5
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Beautiful Boat! someone on the left coast needs to grab this.
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Old 02-27-2013, 10:26 AM   #6
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These are very very good boats and they are not uncommon here in Puget Sound. I know of an excellent surveyor that knows wood boats intimately and the Monks especially. Lynn Reister. She was featured in PMM some time ago.

These are wonderful boats but I speak of the design and the condition is very independent of the design. Many to most on this forum are on the "nix on wood boats" wagon simply because others say so. I would buy a well surveyed wood boat more readily and comfortably than a typical FG boat but cabin and deck maintenance definitely is more intensive. Most people in our culture think changing oil is an unacceptable burden and for scope consider that when I was a young man everybody did wood boat maintenance and for the most part got along well w it.

If moorage was cheaper I'd probably sell my Willard and buy this boat. It looks like the build standards were as high as the design standards in this example.

North Western Washington State USA
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Old 02-27-2013, 11:59 AM   #7
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That would be a deal if it surveys well. Nice video. One of my dream boats at 1:37, a Hans Christian 44 pilothouse! Frances Bay, Pendrell Sound and Heriot Bay are in my backyard.
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Old 03-01-2013, 12:10 AM   #8
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Ed Monk Sr. and Jr. design real nice boats! That is a nice boat. Notice similarity to my avatar... Monks were the leading designers for nearly all Tollycraft. Wood or fiberglass!

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