Originally Posted by keforion
We have just aquired a Morgan 45, (built by Starrett & Jenks according to the prior owner) I love the design and as she has been out of the water for the last ten years at least, she is in remarkably good condition
I am curious as to her exact type. She is called a Morgan 45 -- 45'8" LOA, 25,000 lb displ, 11,000 lb ballast (NOT a centerboarder)
She is a yawl, wheel steered. The rigging is 3/8" 1x19 on 5/8" t'b'kles.
Do you know what hull number she is? You can find it on the exterior upper corner of the transom. The boat was designed as the Morgan 45-1 Keel Sloop. 12 of them were built before Morgan sold the moulds to Starratt and Jenks.
Are you going to rig her as a yawl with the taller mast or some other configuration?
I would be interested to know if you have verified the thickness of the hull in any locations.