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10-26-2013 08:43 PM
Jeff_H
Re: Kennedy 30 "Tiga"

The hull looks a lot like the Goman Express. That does not mean much but the Express 30 was a Steve Killing design.
10-26-2013 06:48 PM
MBowick
Re: Kennedy 30 "Tiga"

I'm trying to track down the builder of this boat. I think his name is Charles Kennedy from Duncan BC. Does anyone recognize that name?
Thanks, Mike
10-09-2013 01:20 PM
bobperry
Re: Kennedy 30 "Tiga"

That looks pretty nice to me.
10-09-2013 12:56 PM
deniseO30
Re: Kennedy 30 "Tiga"

Looks to be "cold molded" construction.

You may want to go over on the Wooden boat forum, lots of good guys and help there.
10-09-2013 12:48 PM
Faster
Re: Kennedy 30 "Tiga"

Looks like it's for sale not too far from you.. cheap too!!

1997 Kennedy Custom 30 Sail Boat For Sale - www.yachtworld.com
10-09-2013 12:37 PM
bobperry
Re: Kennedy 30 "Tiga"

How do I see this boat? I'm curious.
10-09-2013 10:32 AM
Faster
Re: Kennedy 30 "Tiga"

Quote:
Originally Posted by MBowick View Post
Thanks for the quick reply. The boat is listed as a 1997 but the listing could be wrong? ......
Could well be '97... nowadays my ability to accurately date events is suspect (yeah.. that was a couple of years back... turns out it was 10)

I remember it looked pretty interesting, you'd need a thorough surveyor to be comfortable with the construction aspects.. depends what you're after I guess.
10-09-2013 10:14 AM
MBowick
Re: Kennedy 30 "Tiga"

Very interesting. Thanks for your reply. Have you seen the boat in person? I have yet to see photos of the mast so it seems you have more details about the spreaders than I do. What about builder? I can't find anything on the web about this boat.

Cheers
10-09-2013 04:15 AM
overbored
Re: Kennedy 30 "Tiga"

looks built as an all out handicap racer. light boat late 80s early 90s could be as late as 97. genoa track for the 155 . forward mounted rig but with straight spreaders and inboard shrouds. lifting keel to make it easier to travel but still 10 ' wide so not that easy. that is a good way to make it strong and light.
10-09-2013 01:53 AM
MBowick
Re: Kennedy 30 "Tiga"

Thanks for the quick reply. The boat is listed as a 1997 but the listing could be wrong? It's currently being sold by the estate of the second owner. The salesman did say it was originally a Canadian boat. You're the second person to suggest it doesn't sail to its PHRF rating. I think it's rated somewhere around 120 which is as you suggested fairly punitive. Cheers
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