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Topic Review (Newest First)
11-19-2012 05:36 PM
willyd
Re: Can anyone identify this boat for me?

Quote:
Originally Posted by ECS-IB30 View Post
Have you looked at a whitby 25...?
What's yer drift?
11-19-2012 05:01 PM
ECS-IB30 Have you looked at a whitby 25...?
11-19-2012 03:40 PM
willyd
Re: Can anyone identify this boat for me?

The "shipbuilder" appears to be an individual. I looked up his name and found the obituary of a man by that name from the area who was known as a master machinist. the price is listed in the ad as $4000.
11-19-2012 02:21 PM
Faster
Re: Can anyone identify this boat for me?

Roberts or Colvin, possibly.. is the listed 'shipbuilder' an actual yard or an individual? Has the look of a homebuilt either way. No asking price that I can see.

It obviously needs a lot of TLC, but apart from that the centerboard/keel trunk really cuts up the interior, and the deep V hull sections leave very little room for any decent cabin sole.. I think this would not be a comfortable boat to live with.. too many 'stepping' surfaces at an angle, and some fixtures unnaturally high in the hull too.

I'd keep looking.....
11-19-2012 12:36 PM
kwaltersmi
Re: Can anyone identify this boat for me?

I'm not sure what it is, but it does have a Bruce Roberts look to it, although maybe I'm just caught up on the hard chines.
11-19-2012 12:15 PM
willyd
Can anyone identify this boat for me?

I ran across this schooner (?) on craigslist. I've asked the seller, but he doesn't know what plans the original owner, who built it, used.


 
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