SailNet Community - View Single Post - Need info on Seaward 32
View Single Post
post #2 of Old 07-09-2004
Jeff_H's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2000
Location: Annapolis, Md
Posts: 7,503
Thanks: 12
Thanked 248 Times in 198 Posts
Rep Power: 10
Need info on Seaward 32

I do not know the Seaward Eagle 32 very well but the Seawards that I know better tend to be simple boats that are price and shoal draft oriented. Build quality and sailing ability tends to be mediocre to poor, especially considering that these are comparatively recent designs. They tend to be underballasted for thier sail area and draft and so depend pretty heavily on form stability giving them a corky motion. They tend to have quirky details like a helmsman''s station where any water running along the deck will drop into the helmsmen''s lap and instruments mounted where the helmsman can either see the sails, or the instruments but not both at the same time. They tend to have somewhat primitively finished interiors, minimal storage, and simplistic engineering.

Jeff_H is online now  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome