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michaelmattner 07-08-2007 11:57 AM

What's the Name of this boat...
 
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Anyone knows who manufactured this boat and what model it is???
I couldn't find anywhere a name on it. I would say it is somewhere between 20 and 26 feet, and it has an inboard engine I assume.
Thanks,
Michael.
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Tartan34C 07-08-2007 11:59 AM

Looks like a Bayfield.
All the best,
Robert Gainer

michaelmattner 07-08-2007 12:47 PM

Thank you for your quick reply.
That's it. It is a Bayfield 25.
Thanks to you this is probably my future boat.

Sailormann 07-08-2007 10:10 PM

Not the fastest boat of its size ... well-built, but it will take you a while to get where you are going...

michaelmattner 07-09-2007 11:20 PM

Sailormann, so you have experience with that boat?
Do you know by chance how fast it max. can go?

camaraderie 07-09-2007 11:47 PM

Theoretical hull speed for your 20 ft. waterline is 6 knots.

sailingdog 07-09-2007 11:54 PM

Hull speed on the Bayfield 25 is a bit less than six knots... 5.94 knots to two significant digits.

FrankLanger 07-09-2007 11:57 PM

But it will take a fair bit of breeze to get you to 6 knots. These boats are quite beautiful, from the outside as well as in the cabin below. They are very stable, and well-suited to someone who likes stability and isn't in a hurry. In a light breeze, other boats will move ahead and leave the Bayfield relatively motionless.
But still beautiful boats....
Frank.

CapnHand 07-10-2007 12:25 AM

A short review here: Bayfield 25 - Used Sailboat Market in Canada If you hit the 'home' button the site has a lot of info on other boats as well as buying boats and boat ownership.

Not sure if you saw the reviews here: http://www.sailnet.com/boatchk/showp...cat=all&page=1

Sailormann 07-10-2007 12:39 AM

Quote:

Theoretical hull speed for your 20 ft. waterline is 6 knots.
Downhill, in a gale with really flat water MAYBE... They are pretty little things but they don't move much faster than your average channel marker...


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