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Uh yeah...good point about the keel. The Hullmasters in the photo album do show the same transom rake though. You're right, Very Fishy!
????? the douglas website shows a clear reverse counter transom, which is not the case in the photos the op posted, which is vertical or possibly sloped a bit aftwards, clearly not a reverse counter transom.
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"The keel of the Douglas/Classic was eventually changed from a full keel to the revolutionary bite design. In its new underwater configuration the boat was repackaged as the Hullmaster 31"
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" To convert the 31 into a 32 Brewer gave the transom a different sheer"
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Look closely at the pictures of Josh in Photos of the Fleet.
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The article explains how Brewer re-designed the transom sheer, so that may explain the transom differences, but the Brewer Bite designs still have a keel attached rudder, not a freestanding spade rudder with no skeg.

The first photo clearly shows this boat to have a spade rudder—with no keel or skeg attachment to speak of...
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Again, good point SD. That'll teach me not to jump to conclusions. The shape of the underbody and the sheer sure seem to match though. Must be a bastard love child of the Brewer design and someone else's ideas (Hinterhoeller?)
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It's definitely not a Douglas, even a modified Douglas/Classic... So the mystery still remains unsolved.
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My first thot was a Newport but I dont think they made 31s ..
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