Re: van de stadt
Ah interesting .... from Jonesy's pic that model is obviously a predecessor of the later VDS 34 and 40 (Caribbean) two of Van de Stadt's most respected designs.
Our previous boat was a VDS34 and she was a bloody marvelous boat. We loved her.
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