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From what I can see in your pictures both have pretty much the same layout. Mine had a swing keel. I think the crank was under the steps coming in. This was 20 years ago. I was brand new to sailing and did things that now I would never dream of. As I recall it was a well put together boat and handled the ocean nicely. We had 4 adults on it for the trip. The tiller was kind of low in the back so I would stand up and hold on to the back stay and steer with my feet. I remember that it was pretty quick for a smaller boat. The Ice box didn't have a drain so when it melted there was a lot of water in it. I cured that problem by freezing 1 gal. water jugs which had 3 positive results, no water in the box, I could keep things cold and as it melted I had cold water to drink. I really don't have anything negative to say about it. My experience was so positive I went on years later to work up to a Morgan 60 schooner. Sorry for getting so wordy, good luck and lots of fun.
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Originally Posted by JohnBoelte View Post

Tim: We're very interested in doing some sailing on Lake Michigan. We'd love to get into some group events or something! Got links to the places you guys sail out of?
We sail out of Eldean's Ship Yard on Lake Macatawa.
Lake Mac is connected to Lake Michigan by a short channel.
Your boat would do well on both Lakes.
Here is the link to our marina.

Michigan Marinas, Lake Macatawa Mi marina and boatyard - Boat Slips, Service, Winter Storage and Slip Rental - Eldean's first class marina and resort facilities, Southwestern, south west north Southeastern

I also hang out with a bunch of drunkard sailors out of Monroe Harbor Chicago. Check out "The Poor Man's Yacht Club" http://pmyc.net/
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Thanks for the replies and links!!

Funsail - My interior is pretty much nonexistant! The only thing really left is the bulkhead between the forward and main cabin. I've got a sketch from the factory of what was in the interior. Do you have any pictures or anything of the interior? One of our first goals with the interior is a dinette table and making seat cusions.

Sailort - Thanks for the links. I've applied for membership at the PMYC. We'd love to do the sail to Mackiniac, but I don't think we're going to have the boat ready for such a long trip so soon. Definetly next year though!
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