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For Sale
Tinker Star Traveller
£425 o.n.o.
Crowborough, East Sussex
(potential to deliver to SE section of the M25)
(ad updated 08/05/2024)
Classic Tinker Star Traveller, sail number 1805.

In good condition for its age.  Holds air for at least 72 hours (didn't test any longer).

Dry stored.

Everything included as pictured - no known faults.

Sails crisp and in very good condition. Main, jib and furling jib.

Performance sail kit (mast beam etc).

Leafield A5 valves in great condition having been replaced by previous owner.

No air pump (these are readily available from chandlers - Bravo 2 or Bravo 8 6.5 litre foot pumps).

Price £425 o.n.o.

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For Sale
Tinker Super Tramp
£495
Stubbington, Fareham
(ad updated 08/05/2024)
Classic Tinker Super Tramp, sail no 2152, manufactured in late 1980's/early 1990's.

Comes with the performance sailing kit - tiller extension, kicking strap, & bulkhead (which stiffens the tubes).

Has been carefully maintained over the years, visiting RIB Repair whenever necessary.

Full sailing rig:
  • Mainsail with three battens, Jib, plus sheets.
  • Mast, breaking down into four sections to be storable on mother ship or to fit into an estate car.
  • All spars, daggerboard, rudder, tiller and extension and oars.
  • Launching trolley.
Last used three years ago when we sold our Hardy.  Thought I would use her but age has caught up!

The original foot pump is missing, but these are easily sourced from chandlers (Bravo 2 or Bravo 8 - 6.5 litre foot pump).

Can be viewed by appointment in Stubbington, Fareham.

Price £495.

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For Sale
Tinker Tramp
£850 o.n.o.
Poole, Dorset
(ad updated 07/05/2024)
Tinker Tramp, manufactured in 2000, sail number 6979.

Excellent condition and well cared for over the years.

Comes with full sailing rig, oars, launching wheels, davit lifting points, skirt with lacing eyelets on top of the tubes and bow dodger (handy for tying day packs and dry bags to), stowage bags, pump, instruction book and original paperwork.

Price £850 o.n.o.

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For Sale
Tinker Star Traveller
£650
Southampton, Hampshire
(ad placed 28/04/2024)
Tinker Star Traveller, sail number 7015, manufactured in 2000.

Comes with performance sailing kit - furling masthead jib, floor beam, tiller extension, kicking strap.

Used regularly as a tender.  Stored below deck when not in use.

Holds pressure very well.
  • Sailing rig includes mainsail, small jib, and furling masthead jib (genoa)
  • Oars
  • Foot pump
  • Bag for mast storage
Can be viewed by appointment in Swanmore, north of Southampton.

Price £650.

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For Sale
Tinker Traveller
£500
Taunton, Somerset
(ad placed 23/04/2024)
Classic Tinker Traveller, sail number 1207.  Built by Alan McQuoid at Henshaws Inflatables & purchased new in the early 1980's.

The starboard inner chamber leaks into the main chamber but other than that both side tubes hold air well and it does not affect sailing capability.

Comes complete with sailing kit consisting of:
  • Main sail
  • Jib
  • 3 sectioned mast with forestay & shrouds attached
  • Boom
  • Pair of oars
  • Daggerboard
  • Rudder
  • Foot pump
  • Various ropes
  • Bag for mast storage
Not been used for 20 plus years & stored in a dry garage.

Selling on behalf of retired Tinker sailer.

Price £500.

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For Sale
Tinker Foldaway RIB
£750
Malvern, Worcestershire
(ad placed 19/04/2024)
Tinker Foldaway RIB, manufactured in February 1999, sail number 6629.

Excellent condition.

Price £750.

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For Sale
Tinker Traveller
£500
Yamaha Outboard
£400
Near Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire
(ad placed 15/03/2024)
Classic Tinker Traveller Sailing inflatable complete.  Sail number 1582, with 4HP Yamaha outboard engine (4AS) with separate fuel tank.

The boat was purchased 1988.  The Yamaha outboard was purchased in 1986 & was transferred to the Tinker from being an auxiliary engine on the sale of a Shetland cruiser.   The Tinker has been kept inflated over the years hanging up in roof of garage (see below).  It was last used in 2011, as pictured below.

The outboard was serviced and refurbished that year.  In total it has probably less than 12 hours run time.  Was test run recently.

All items include oars, dagger board, rudder, mast.  Trolley, foot pump, mainsail & jib.

Several fender buoys, pulleys, homemade transom mount for engine & daggerboard slot plug and some cordage will be included along with 2 * buoyancy aids, lifejacket+ childrens, repair kit, all manuals, 2011 engine receipt.

Price - Tinker Traveller Sailing Inflatable £500, Yamaha 4HP outboard £400.

All inclusive.

Delivery will be paid or delivered by seller.  COD or bank transfer on delivery.

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For Sale
Honda 2.3hp Outboard
£350
Clevedon, North Somerset
(ad placed 24/02/2024)
Honda 2.3hp outboard (short shaft).  Used about 10 hours.

In good condition.

Can consider delivering to anywhere in UK or Ireland.

Price Honda 2.3hp outboard £350.

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For Sale
Tinker Traveller
£575
Twickenham, West London
(ad placed 15/02/2024)
Classic Tinker Traveller, manufactured in 1987.  It is in good condition for its age.  It was last used about a year ago.

It comes with a mast, mast extension, 2 sails, inflation foot pump, rigging, sheets, 2 centre boards, rudder, tiller extension, oars, storage bag and a life raft conversion kit.

The liferaft kit has not been serviced for some years.

Price £575.

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For Sale
Tinker Traveller Rig
£100 o.n.o. plus postage
Aberdeen
(ad placed 10/02/2024)
I have a rigging set for a Tinker Traveller, which I would like to sell, donating the proceeds to charity.

The set includes a mainsail, jib, mast & boom, rigging as well as a daggerboard and rudder.  The sail no is 2171, as shown in the photos.

Price £100 o.n.o. plus postage - offers considered.

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For Sale
Tinker Funsail
£750 o.n.o.
Weymouth (could transport to Southampton)
(ad placed 04/08/2023)
Tinker Funsail, in good condition with full sailing kit - mainsail, jib, mast, boom, daggerboard, rudder, and pump.

Holds air very well.

Price £750 o.n.o.

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For Sale
Tinker Tramp
£425 o.n.o.
Saxilby near Lincoln
(ad updated 16/07/2023)
Tinker Tramp No. C31142.  Comes with rowing oars and sailing kit.

Old but in good usable condition.  The outer tubes hold air well, the inner tubes don't - but this does not affect the abilities of the boat on the water.

Price £425 o.n.o.

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