SailNet Community - Reply to Topic

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > General Interest > General Discussion (sailing related) > Unidentified Sailboat Dinghy
 Not a Member? 


Thread: Unidentified Sailboat Dinghy Reply to Thread
Title:
  

By choosing to post the reply below you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Topic Review (Newest First)
08-16-2010 02:45 PM
nolatom Before we reach 1000 words, we need a picture.
08-16-2010 02:40 PM
Tredup Forgot to mention that the boat design may be old, but this boat was definitely built in fiberglass (as can be imagined from the transom clear panels). If I had to guess, I say she was from the 1970s.
08-16-2010 02:33 PM
Tredup I don't recall exactly what the daggerboard looked like, but it definitely had a daggerboard trunk. It did not have a keel, like a star. The bottom was round, not hard chined, rather shallow. I think I'll have to go back. I don't know how I am going to take pictures though with it covered as it is.
08-16-2010 12:40 PM
mpickering Details matter. Did you see the daggerboard? Was it wood or metal? Was it clear panels or was it actual holes? Some of the dinghies I sail have open holes on either side of the transom and the center is solid. Later models of the same dinghy have solid transoms.

Was the hull rounded or did it have hard chines (edges) to it? That can help a lot in dating a design as many one design dinghies originate from the 1920s onward and hard chined hulls are typical of that era. Snipe, Lightning, Comet, Star to name a few. Although I can tell you the boat you saw is definitely not a Star.

Matt
08-16-2010 11:11 AM
Tredup
Unidentified Sailboat Dinghy

I have noticed for the last couple of years a sailboat tucked under some trees in a yard on my way home. I finally stopped yesterday and looked under the tarp that was tied over her. I didn't recognize her and I could not locate the name of the type or manufacturer on her. She is a fiberglass boat, daggerboard, and seems to be in the 17' range. The one distinguihing feature is that the transom was in 3 pieces - fiberglass panel in the middle with a clear panel on each side. Sorry I couldn't get pictures. Does anyone have any idea what she might be? Thank sin advance.

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:02 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.