Once known as Hartley18
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Melbourne, Australia
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Re: Ganbare & Gumboots (Doug Peterson)
FWIW, there's a flush-decked Peterson 43 at my club (aluminium hull) originally built for the Sydney-Hobart that now does ok in the local races. It's the only boat I've sailed on with a hydraulic drive, but it's owned by the Club Measurer and still doesn't win anything on handicap or over the line, so I guess that says something. I know of a few other Peterson designs around, but have not sailed on any of the others.
Peterson's designs are easy to spot because they all look like your typical IOR boat.. certainly nothing special to my eye, merely an old race-horse whose time has come and gone.
A bad day on a boat beats a good day in the office
Last edited by Classic30; 07-30-2013 at 08:30 PM.