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Topic Review (Newest First)
06-16-2007 01:06 PM
capttb Take a look at the Bay area Association website, keels are about 1300 Kg. (2860 Lbs.?)
06-16-2007 12:57 PM
bestfriend Thats it! You got it. Thanks! Now I can start saving my money. They are a blast to watch out in front of Crissy field on the weekends. They really stand up in a blow, must be a full keel. Nice photo Capttb, thats what sailing is all about for me, sail or fall in the water, what a rush. Thanks everyone.
Oh yeah, look here, just did a google:
06-16-2007 12:33 PM
Originally Posted by bestfriend
Is this an Alden? There is a whole club of them at our marina, I think I am in love.

I also believe it is a Knarr.

06-16-2007 11:46 AM
capttb Yeah, needs to be older, there are Knarr's of varying ages and configurations in the bay with an active racing schedule.

Are we getting closer ?
06-15-2007 11:23 PM
bestfriend Not an Alerion. This has the rudder going through the cockpit, not off the stern like the Alerion.
06-15-2007 10:22 PM
Originally Posted by capttb
Could be Alerions ?
AE 28 Photo 1
I doubt it... it appears to be an older design, with a wooden boom
06-15-2007 10:16 PM
capttb Could be Alerions ?
AE 28 Photo 1
06-15-2007 07:05 PM
Originally Posted by Gary M

The big ugly blue thing looks like and old two tonner ??

Gary that he posted the second photo, the big blue boat, really looks like one of those Admiral's Cup boats, from the end of the 80's....
06-15-2007 07:05 PM
bestfriend Folkboat is a modern build of an old design then?
06-15-2007 07:01 PM
Gary M It looks a lot like a folkboat to me. There were numerous builders and the deck, cabin and cockpit varied but we have quite a few of them and that is about what they look like.

Or an Optimist depending on what picture you are looking at.

The big ugly blue thing looks like and old two tonner ??

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