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  1. #1

    Achilles Dinghy and Engine

    I have a 2015 3.5 HP Mercury Fourstroke with a 2017 Achilles LS-4RU roll-up dinghy. The engine has less than one hour on it and the same with the dinghy. I bought both as NOS. I commissioned both at the same time in 2018 and they have been stored in my basement ever since.

    Here are the specs:

    Engine:
    • Engine Type: 4-Stroke
    • Propshaft HP: 3.5 hp
    • 1-Cylinder
    • Shaft Length: 15"
    • Tiller Steering
    • Rope Start
    • Weight: 41 Lbs
    • RPM Range: 5000-6000
    • Displacement: 5.2 cu. in. (85 cc)
    • Gear Ratio: 2.15:1
    • Standard Propeller: 3 Blade Plastic
      • 7-3/8" x 6"
    Standard Features Include:
    • Forward neutral shift (360 degree turning for reverse)
    • Single carburetor
    • Water Cooled
    • 0.3 Gallon Integral Fuel Tank and Fuel Line
    • Color: Black
    • Easy rope starting: Capacitor Discharge (CD) Ignition for hotter spark and a built-in decompression device allow for easy pull starts for all members of the family
      • Automatic decompression relief greatly reduces pull force for effortless starting
    Dinghy:Specifications:
    • Length: 8' 8"
    • Beam: 4' 8"
    • Weight: 66 Lbs
    • Capacity: (4) Persons or 840 Lbs
    • Maximum Motor 6 hp (Maximum Motor Weight: 66 Lbs)
    • Manufacturer Recommends 15" Shaft
    • Tube Diameter 15"
    • Separate Air Chambers: (2)
    • Stowed Dimensions: 3' 5" x 1' 10" x 10"
    • Fabric Type: Hypalon
    Standard Features Include:
    • Hypalon / Wood Roll-up floor
    • Full-Length Rubbing Strake
    • Fold-down, Locking Oar System
    • Towing Bridle D-Rings (Port and Starboard)
    • Safety grab lines
    • Removable Rowing Seat
    • Protective Motor Clamp Plate on Transom
    • Self Bailing Valve
    • Carry Bag

    Prices:

    The engine new is about $1000 +tax . will take $800.

    https://www.defender.com/product.jsp?id=6872501


    The dinghy new is $1650... will take $1400

    https://www.defender.com/product.jsp?id=6062016


    Delivery:
    Really prefer local pick-up... would be willing to meet within 1-2 hours of New Haven or Mystic, CT
    Will ship if buyer really wants it shipped... at cost of shipping and crating/packaging

    Here are the pics:

    Dink Engine 001.jpgDink Engine 003.jpgDink Engine 004.jpg

    JD
    1976 58' LRC Hull #311
    "Miss Maggie"
    Mystic, CT

  2. #2

    Re: Achilles Dinghy and Engine

    JD
    1976 58' LRC Hull #311
    "Miss Maggie"
    Mystic, CT

  3. #3

    Re: Achilles Dinghy and Engine

    JD
    1976 58' LRC Hull #311
    "Miss Maggie"
    Mystic, CT

  4. #4

    Re: Achilles Dinghy and Engine

    JD
    1976 58' LRC Hull #311
    "Miss Maggie"
    Mystic, CT

  5. #5

    Re: Achilles Dinghy and Engine

    And that's what an offer for sale should look like!
    1978 53' Motor Yacht "LADY KAY V"
    Hull number 524
    Chesapeake Bay
    https://ladykay.blog/lady-kay-v/

  6. #6

    Re: Achilles Dinghy and Engine

    JD makes some brokers look BAD.
    GLORY Hull # 365
    Northport, NY

  7. #7

    Re: Achilles Dinghy and Engine

    Quote Originally Posted by Glory View Post
    JD makes some brokers look BAD.
    Well, that often doesn't take much.
    1978 53' Motor Yacht "LADY KAY V"
    Hull number 524
    Chesapeake Bay
    https://ladykay.blog/lady-kay-v/

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