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53 vagabond sloop

Hello I'm looking for info on a 1979 53 ' Vagabond sloop ?
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Re: 53 vagabond sloop

Ken,

Not much to go on there -- any other available info?

There are two 1979 53'ers currently listed on YachtWorld: One's in Italy, the other's in Greece.

Blue Water Yacht Builders (formerly a yard in Taiwan) built several sailboat models using the Vagabond name. The most commonly seen ones are the 42' and 47' ketches. They also built a 39' sloop/cutter, available in both a pilothouse and trunk cabin configuration. Perhaps they also built a few 53'ers; but after looking at the photos of the two currently listed for sale, I'm not sure they came out of the BYB yard.
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Re: 53 vagabond sloop

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Thanks for the help. You have found the 2 i'm intrested in , and what I,m looking for is build quality info and sail keeping qualitys . Pretty much any thing I can get.
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Re: 53 vagabond sloop

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PorFin,

Thanks for the help. You have found the 2 i'm intrested in , and what I,m looking for is build quality info and sail keeping qualitys . Pretty much any thing I can get.
Like I mentioned, I'd be a little surprised if these two came out of the Blue Water yard; the lines just don't look right.

You might want to send a couple of e-mails to the brokers asking for specific details on the two boats -- the worst that can happen is that they ignore your request.

Some specifics that come to mind:
> Hull ID numbers
> Builder's company name/location

From there, you may be able to get a better idea of where to focus your info search.
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Re: 53 vagabond sloop

Ok thanks , I will try the brokers again . On that note, something appears funny or confusing about the listings , they appear to be listed as 2 different vessels but they are the same interior shots .
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Re: 53 vagabond sloop

Could very well be the same boat, but with two different listing brokers each posting their own YachtWorld entries -- the Hull ID would confirm that...
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