GLEAM is an excellent example of the Landing Schools 26 that has seen much in the way of recent work and is equipped in such a way as to offer her next owners a truly turn-key purchase experience followed by years of sailing enjoyment.
In near new condition GLEAM should be seen by anyone considering a classic daysailer so give us a call to arrange a visit.
Storage bag for companionway drop boards
Dock lines and fenders
Locks for cockpit seat lockers
Canvas tool bag
Ensign and ensign staff
Screens for forward hatch
Equipment manuals and LS26 literature
Custom twin-axle trailer with zero mileage
PFD’s: Type II (5ea)
Portable B-1 fire extinguishers (2ea)
Oil Disposal plaque
Waste Discharge plaque
Manual fog horn
Emergency wood plugs
H960 Danforth anchor
6’ of BBB anchor chain
200’ 3/8” 3-strand Nylon anchor rode
Storage bag for above ground tackle
Electric bilge pump (1100 gph) with automatic float switch for cockpit sump
Electric bilge pump (1100 gph) with automatic float switch for interior bilges
Manually operated 1 ½” diaphragm type emergency bilge pump
Any water entering the cockpit drains to sump and then is pumped overboard by electric / automatic (1100 gph) bilge pump
A water tight bulkhead separates the cockpit from the interior portions of the boat that are dewatered by a seperate (1100gph) electric / automatic bilge pump system.
Horizon Eclipse VHF radio
Ritchie bulkhead mounted helm compass
12 Volt Dc susyem
85 Amp Hour marine batteries (2ea) in secured battery boxes
Main battery selector switch
Circuit panel for control of ships electrical needs
Battery charging by way of 35 Amp alternator
Lighting systems for navigational lighting, deck lighting and interior reading lamps
NOTE: A single battery is standard on LS26’s whereas GLEAM has an additional battery and battery box and in addition a 12-volt receptacle has been installed to provide power to and charging of hand-held electrical devices.
12 Gallon water tank
Stainless steel galley sink basin
Manual (hand) water pump at galley sink
Thetford model 135 porta-pottie
Designer: Ken Rusinek
Builder: Landing School
Year Built: 1998
LOA: 26’, 0”
LWL: 20’, 0”
Beam: 7’, 6”
Draft: 4’, 3”
Displacement: 4,630 lbs.
Ballast: 1,800 lbs.
Sail Area: 302 square feet
Auxiliary Propulsion: Westerbeke 12-C inboard diesel
Fuel Capacity: 6 Gallons
Fresh Water Capacity: 12 Gallon
Vacuum-bagged, Cold-molded, Wood-epoxy construction
Four layers of (1/8” veneers) Western Red Cedar with exterior skin of 6 oz. glass cloth. Full-length stringers, structural bulkheads and interior joiner work fully bonded to hull.
Lead ballast keel in modern fin configuration thru-bolted (silicon bronze keel bolts) and epoxy-bedded to hull
Deck is marine plywood over laminated spruce deck beams and overlaid with Dynel cloth set in epoxy with (White) painted smooth and non-skid surfaces.
Toe rails, taff rail, cockpit coamings, house sides, forward hatch frame, companionway hatch frame, companionway drop boards and cabin back are of varnished mahogany. Topsides are painted (Awlgrip) White
Boot Top stripe is Light Blue
Bottom is coated with anti-fouling paint and is Gray / Blue in color
NOTE: Topsides have recently been repainted and in addition a hull drain plug has been installed.
Stainless steel stem iron, backstay tangs and chain plates
Stainless steel bow and stern cleats
Stainless steel bow chocks
Varnished mahogany forward hatch
Varnished mahogany companionway hatch with varnished mahogany drop boards (upper board louvered for ventilation
Fixed safety glass portlights in cabin sides
Nicro Fico fan / vent on deck forward provides ventilation to forward cabin
Polished stainless steel clamshell vents provide ventilation to the aft lazarette storage area.
The interior of GLEAM is nicely finished off with bulkheads and interior hull sides painted White and accented by varnished mahogany trim and interior cabin sides.
Furthest forward is chain locker accessible from below decks
Next aft is sleeping accommodations for two persons in a Vee-berth configuration with filler piece and cushion to increase berth size and provide additional sitting space.
Berth cushions are a comfortable 3” urethane foam with removable / washable cushion covers.
Thetford model 135 porta-pottle located / hidden under aft section of berthing platform Next aft (port and starboard) are two (2) varnished mahogany slatted seats
Galley counter with stainless steek sink basin furthest aft to port of companionway Additional galley counter space furthest aft to starboard of companionway
There is a single burner Origo alcohol stove that fits on the starboard counter top when in use.
Large (36 Gallon) cooler furthest aft on center line at companionway
Single-spreader, fractionally rigged sloop configuration
Hall Spars painted aluminum (White) mast and boom
Hall Rigging stainless steel standing rigging with chrome-bronze turnbuckle adjusters Under-deck tie-rod
Harken roller-furling headstay
Harken main sheet traveler
Harken vang system Tides Marine
Strong Track mainsail track system
Harken mainsail lazy-jack system
Dacron Yacht braid sheets and sail control lines
Lewmar #6 stainless steel main and jib halyard winches
Lewmar main halyard rope clutch
Lewmar #16 stainless steel, self-tailing genoa sheet winches on chrome bronze winch bases.
Harken genoa tracks with adjustable cars and blocks
Masthead wind vane
NOTE: Jib can be set-up with jib boom, track and sheeting arrangement to make it a self-tacking jib.
Main Sailing Partners mainsail equipped for use with Tides Marine Strong Track system Shore Sails mainsail equipped for use with Tides Marine Strong Track system
Maine Sailing Partners 135% roller-furling genoa
Maine Sailing Partners jib
Additional older racing sails all in good condition
Forward hatch cover Interior cushions
Taylor-Made cockpit awning / cover
Westerbeke 12C-2, two cylinder, 12 HP, fresh-water cooled, in-board diesel engine
2:05 – 1 Reduction gear
Aquamet 22, 7/8” propeller shaft
Martec MK III, bronze, 2-blade, folding propeller
Westerbeke ignition panel with tachometer, hour meter, and alarms for low oil pressure and engine temperature
Single lever throttle and transmission control
Engine located in sound insulated engine box under cockpit bridge deck allowing for easy access for regular engine checks and routine maintenance.
Aluminum fuel tank (6 Gallons) with deck fill and fuel gauge
Bulkhead-mounted fuel / water separator filter
Bulkhead mounted raw water filter
NOTE: Standard engine for the LS26 is a single cylinder Westerbeke diesel so the engine in GLEAM should be considered as a desirable upgrade from standard.
Tiller steering with inboard rudder
Laminated and varnished
Stainless steel rudder post
Balanced FRP spade rudder