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Question I want this boat but what is it?

This is a boat im probably going to go look at monday as a potential project, could be a total wreck but I want to at least figure out the brand before I go, since its listed as "unknown". Its an unfinished project, I'm not sure what to make of the dorade and clamshell vents, the teak decking is interesting. Apparently it has a mast and standing rigging but no sails and the running rigging needs replacement. I assume thats at least $1000 for a basic setup?
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http://www.hoopersyachts.com/UsedBoa...cfm?PageID=948

I can't help but wonder if a non trailerable fin keel is too much for me. The city has mooring bouys in a sheltered part of the river, I suppose that would help, winter could suck though. I've seen cradles on top of regular car or equivalent trailers, I wonder how hard that is or if this is way too big and heavy, if I could do that I could store it for the winter no problem.

Year: 1976
LOA: 27' 0", LWL: 23' 0", BEAM: 8' 0", DRAFT: 5'
SA: ---˛
RIG: Sloop
HULL: Mono
Ballast: ---
Displacement: ---
KEEL: Fin

White Oak Wooden Cradle
9.9 Mercury 4-stroke Outboard electric start
2 Bronze Primary Winches
Bow Rail w/Lifelines (not installed)
Marine Head
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Dorade Vents Forward
Bronze Clamshell Vents Aft
Teak Cockpit Grate
Herreshof Mooring Cleats
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you can get basic sails for a 27 foot boat for around 800 per sail ( a quote for my hunter 27 ). running rigging depending a few things will run about 200.

now remember sails can get pricey fast depending on what you want. also things like a main sail cover can cost 200 to 300.

now you also need to check out the standing rigging as that could cost another grand if it needs to be replaced
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Not a clue...but I like it...Good luck...Get it cheap enough and a survey may not be needed..

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If you purchase her. Once cleaned up she will be a beauty. I love the cockpit. I would place a board between the berths in the bow. It makes for a much better, and comfortable bed for a couple!......i2f
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