Refitting a 52'' ketch - SailNet Community

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > On Board > Boat Review and Purchase Forum
 Not a Member? 


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 04-03-2001
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
lazlo-n-synn is on a distinguished road
Refitting a 52'''' ketch

We are looking at buying a steel, 52'' center cockpit ketch with a 16'' beam that needs some work. The masts are wood and need refinishing. The owner says it was done 3-4 years ago, but needs it again. Also some of the rigging should be replaced.

The question is, would we be better off in replacing the entire rigging and masts with new aluminum masts, roller furling, etc.? We would like to rig it so that it is as close as possible for single hand sailing.

Next Q: What would be an average cost of a good set of sails for a 52'' ketch with a 62'' masthead height?

Most of the work needed for this boat is of the type that we can do ourselves. It is the big ticket items that we have serious questions about before committing to buying it. It needs to be hauled out, sandblasted and painted, but just about everything else can be done over time by us as it is only cosmetic work.

Any thoughts or suggestions on these questions would be most helpful.

Thanks,

Lazlo & Synn
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Sloop, Cutter or Ketch jsgsail Boat Review and Purchase Forum 17 12-26-2008 02:47 PM
New to Sailing, please Help =) xyris Learning to Sail 19 11-17-2008 08:30 AM
Ketch/Yawl Handling svsymphony Seamanship & Navigation 19 07-05-2008 01:19 AM
Tahiti Ketch forum is underway clyderigged Cruising & Liveaboard Forum 0 01-08-2005 09:17 AM
diffrent rigs? (schooner, ketch, cutter, sloop) jbarros Boat Review and Purchase Forum 2 07-09-2003 04:10 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:16 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.