I have Columbia 8.7 meter #179 Chi Lin which I keep in DuSable harbor in Chicago. There is a seconf 8.7 meter in good shape on the same dock. How does the 8.7 meter (28feet 7 inches) compare to the Columbia 29?
Also, I am looking for a pair of the stern chocks for my 8.7 meter. Anyone know of a 8.7 meter that is being scrapped?
the alan payne designed columbia 8.7 is a much beamier boat than the s&s designed c-29. in foul weather, i'd prefer the s&s hull, but for comfort and interior room the 8.7 wins..........