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06-25-2012 08:39 AM
johnnyboy29
Re: Nantucket Island 33?

Quote:
Originally Posted by nantucket33 View Post
I own a Nantucket 33 - anyone wanting details let me know!
HI, Considering buying a Nantucket islander 33. Wanting a racer /cruiser. Do you think they will sail at club racign or are they just far too slow?

Appreciate your reply.
06-25-2012 08:30 AM
johnnyboy29
Re: Nantucket Island 33?

HI, I am looking at buying a mottle or a Nantucket 33. Bit worried about windage and if they will still be good to do club racing with. Hear the nantuckets are very slow.
wanting a yacht i can go around the cans with on a sunday but also overnight away.
09-21-2010 07:21 AM
Tutti Hi All, i realize it's an older thread, but i have a Dutch build GRP Nantucket 33.
Paperwork says it's an Alan Gurney disign, build 1976, has lot's of original features.
Anybody needing or are willing to exchange info?

Grtz
Marc
S/Y Tutti
The Netherlands
07-16-2010 08:09 PM
gdimit
Pictures of your boat

Aussie Trekker,

I would be interested in pictures of both your hardtop as well as the stern rail installation. I have owned a NI33 (built in 1982/1983) in Southern California since the late 1990's. You can reach me at "glenndimit" at "gmail" dot "com".

I wish you best of luck with your ventures!

Glenn
07-12-2010 08:40 AM
Superior3
Pictures of your boat?

Quote:
Originally Posted by nantucket33 View Post
I own a Nantucket 33 and have for a number of years - at the moment she's getting a full rebuild and there isn't much that hasn't been replaced or rebuilt as it spent the first 18 years of its life doing charter work around the Whitsundays. Mine was built in Australia by Commdore Yachts and was built to the USL Code (as it was back in the 1980's). After its current rest on the hardstand she'll be heading around the top end of Australia and back around crossing to some of the closer Pacific Islands. I have made many changes to her - some noticable some not - she now has a hardtop over the cockpit and full covers, a full stern rail system carries davits, radar, wind generator, HF ant, BBQ, solar panels and instruments. If anyone would like photos or info let me know.
ps - she carries the name "Aussie Trekker"
I own a Nantuckett 33 and i'm thinking about doing a total rebuild.
Mine is build in Taiwan in 1980 and still has the original teakdeck. I'm very interested in photos of the hardtop and the stern rail system.
Superior3
05-18-2010 10:42 PM
candon Nantucket 33
When you have the time I wouldn’t mind some photos of dodger project . thanks Carl cacedit@rochester.rr.com
05-10-2010 06:15 AM
nantucket33 If your interested in details of the Hard Top and Dodger I made for my Nantucket 33 just forward your email address to me and I'll send you deatils and photos I have.
05-04-2010 10:12 AM
candon aussie trekker

I too would be interested in improvements that your have made. In this area, an ocean going dodger can get expensive, hard top would be an interesting alternative. Photos of your project would be a big plus for me.
Thanks
05-01-2010 09:38 PM
Starry Night Hello Nantucket 33 owner "Aussie Trekker"
Would be interested in seeing photos of "Aussie Trekker", as I'm planning some similar changes to our boat. Photos of the cockpit hardtop, and dingy davits would be of particular interest. "Pisces Two", was I believe is an early model of the design, with teak decks, flush rear deck, and only three portlights per side. It was Taiwanese built by Ho-Shing, and shipped to England to be shown at the 1981 London boat show. it's really been around, and shows it in some respects, but is well worth the time and energy I'm putting into her. It's good to hear from other owners, as there are so few of them around, at least in eastern North America. Our email is sail@souwesteradventures.com . Thanks for whatever information and photos you can provide.
Eric
04-27-2010 09:28 PM
candon I bought an 86 Nan 38 several years ago and currently in the process of getting her ready for longer voyagers. There were several items that I wished I had known about about before purchase-only to include them in the final bid. Poor quality stainless, crack alum steering quadrant, leaky scuppers, inferior wiring, and other minor and major annoyances. Otherwise good sailing and liveaboard boat. carl
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