Who makes this sailboat? - 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 05-08-2011
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 6
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
DDabs is on a distinguished road
Who makes this sailboat?

The Sailboat Nijinsky Wallpaper and Backgrounds (1152 x 864) - DeskPicture.com

I have it as my desktop wallpaper and it's gorgeous...
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #2  
Old 05-08-2011
Faster's Avatar
Just another Moderator
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: New Westminster, BC
Posts: 15,152
Thanks: 83
Thanked 234 Times in 226 Posts
Rep Power: 10
Faster has a spectacular aura about Faster has a spectacular aura about Faster has a spectacular aura about
First guess would be Hinckley....
__________________
Ron

1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"

".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #3  
Old 05-08-2011
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: california
Posts: 55
Thanks: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 5
jfurlong is on a distinguished road
Friendship 40
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #4  
Old 05-08-2011
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 6
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
DDabs is on a distinguished road
There's no way that's a 40 foot boat...
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #5  
Old 05-08-2011
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 6
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
DDabs is on a distinguished road
I just looked up Friendship 40, definitely not.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #6  
Old 05-08-2011
Ob-la-di, Ob-la-da :)
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Pleasant Hill, Louisiana
Posts: 160
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 5
Sixpoint is on a distinguished road
Quote:
Originally Posted by Faster View Post
First guess would be Hinckley....
I'd say so, too. From Hinckley's website, Sou'wester 42. Look very similar to my untrained eye...



And, almost off topic here, I've never seen a Hinckley that I didn't think was gorgeous.

Peace,

6P
__________________
Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books. - John Lubbock

Last edited by Sixpoint; 05-08-2011 at 01:02 PM.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #7  
Old 05-08-2011
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 6
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
DDabs is on a distinguished road
Looks like we have a match! Thanks alot.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #8  
Old 05-08-2011
Ob-la-di, Ob-la-da :)
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Pleasant Hill, Louisiana
Posts: 160
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 5
Sixpoint is on a distinguished road
My pleasure.

I must say though, I thought that the similarity between the two pics was a strange coincidence.
__________________
Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books. - John Lubbock
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #9  
Old 05-08-2011
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Portland, OR
Posts: 671
Thanks: 1
Thanked 6 Times in 6 Posts
Rep Power: 15
olson34 is on a distinguished road
Red face found it

Looks to be pirated from the Hinckley web site.
Hinckley - SW52 Gallery
Since there is a copyright symbol on that page, one wonders if the site referenced paid for the image or not.

Back about 12 years ago, Hinckley used to have a wallpaper d/l section on their own site. I still have some great hi-rez shots of their boats in my desktop pic file from those days. I did not notice this feature when looking around their site today. (?)

L

Last edited by olson34; 05-08-2011 at 01:59 PM.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
  #10  
Old 05-08-2011
denby's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Dead Sea, some times called Long Island Sound
Posts: 2,527
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 11
denby is a jewel in the rough denby is a jewel in the rough denby is a jewel in the rough denby is a jewel in the rough
You would think that if you spend about a million on a boat they would install a gimbal radar dome.
__________________
Dennis
O'Day 302

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Be careful or i will do what the voices tell me to do
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To get the most from Sailnet, follow the link in
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
's signature.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Hey stuffit "Get a life"
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message Share with Facebook
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

By choosing to post the reply above you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




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
Who makes the best sailors? t4li3sin General Discussion (sailing related) 6 05-29-2009 05:40 PM
Inflatable Sailboat makes getting to the water easier - Sci Fi Tech NewsReader News Feeds 0 06-04-2007 01:15 PM
Inflatable Sailboat makes getting to the water easier - Sci Fi Tech NewsReader News Feeds 0 05-30-2007 02:15 PM
Nice Weather Makes Sailboat Race Enjoyable - WLUC-TV NewsReader News Feeds 0 08-28-2006 11:15 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:54 AM.

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.