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Targa sailboats

Does anyone know of a web site for Targa Sailboats? I believe they are made in Finland.
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[I know this is an old thread, but better to build some information here on this elusive make of sailboat I think]

I understand Targa only makes power boats now: Home

There is a Targa 101, a center cockpit sloop, advertised for sale in the SF Bay Area. Some brochure pics: Targa 101: Alkuperäisiä esitteitä

And data on the Targa 96 here: TARGA 96 Sailboat details on sailboatdata.com

I'd be interested in hearing from anyone who has sailed these Finnish boats...
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Re: Targa sailboats

Ran across this thread and thought I'd chime in...I own a 9.6 and have sailed it a lot since I bought it back in 2009. She is a decent sailing boat but can be a little over-powered if you don't reef quick enough. Faster than most people think when they see it on the dock. I have hit around 8 knots in blustery conditions on a reach. Solid 6 knots up wind with my 135% working Genoa. I tend to reel in most Beneteaus, Hunters, and Catalinas I come across on Galveston Bay. I even paced a Jeanneau 41 one afternoon.

Good rating for PHRF if interested in racing; Definitely can sail to the numbers.

The build on these boats was pretty good (not Swan or Hallberg Rassy good, but good). Gelcoat on my '77 is worn out, but has not crazed and cracked like other older boats I have seen.
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Re: Targa sailboats

Hi C. Coker,

Is the aft cabin accessible from the main salon. Is it a comfortable cabin? Thanks
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Re: Targa sailboats

Hello, We owned Targa 9.6 Silea. Loved the boat. My wife and I filled in the space between the two bunks in the aft cabin and made into one big very comfortable bed. It's accessible from the cockpit. We sailed circles around larger boats (e.g., Catalina 36, Hunter 34).
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