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Old 05-11-2011
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A friend's old boat

He has a boat that's quite old. 30 foot, German built in the 70s I think. Lopp, continental mermaid? was the make or builder of the boat. cant find anything about em.

It has; Double headstays, tiller, modified fin keel with rudder pivot in the keel, the engine, it's a Farymann R-30 V 2 18 HP (if my Farymann research was correct) and it runs! roller boom for the main, hanked on jibs. Original sails have a mermaid insig, on them. All deck fittings are bronze or plated bronze,

We sailed it yesterday.. nice! I'll get photos soon. Any information would be very appreciated!









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Ahem... Photos please! Sounds beautiful.
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Denise...is this Hanks boat
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Denise,

I am wondering the way Hank described it to me if it is a 30 ft Cheoy lee- Bill Luders design. I know the Cheoy Lees are Tiawanese, but it fits his description and the pictures look like how he described it to me. Just a shot in the dark. Is he still goin g to Fla with it? Are you guys coming to the Sailnet Rondevous on June 11?

Check it online as you have seen it. Does it match up?

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The Mermaid isignia rings a bell but can't put my finger on it. The boat isn't a Mermaid is it ? There was/is a class of boats called mermaid also I think.
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Pics posted! Note the outboard mount. We installed that last week.. "insurance" LOL
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