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CharlieCobra 02-05-2008 06:15 PM

Knutson K-35
 
Looking for other Knutson K-35 Yawl owners out there. Don't tell me I'm the only one with a Thomas Knutson Yawl.:D

CharlieCobra 07-28-2008 12:27 PM

What the hell is THIS? Spam?

Cruisingdad 07-28-2008 05:51 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by CharlieCobra (Post 346785)
What the hell is THIS? Spam?

Killed the spam, CC.

- CD

CharlieCobra 07-28-2008 06:28 PM

Thanks CD.

Paulatsea 08-14-2009 07:36 AM

Hi there, I am about to make the plunge into a Knuston 35, it is in great shape.. by this I mean solid, no rot anywhere, extremely well maintained. ( of course I am blinded by this point by the beauty of the boat - it may in fact be full of holes and I am just too awestruck to see them)

Just wondering if you have any advice on what they are worth in top condition? (1958 sloop rig - Diesel westerbrake also great condition ). Also how are they on offshore ( i.e. panama - galapagos ), any dreadful points of sail? Anything you can tell me in general would be much appreciated.

Thank you ever so much!

CharlieCobra 08-14-2009 10:25 AM

I don't know what the values are to be honest. As they say, beauty's in the eye of the beholder. As for bad points of sail? I have a modified (by the factory) yawl. I've not found any bad points of sail if the sails are good. I've had Oh Joy out in 50+ several times and the only complaint I have is the amount of work required in a quartering sea but I suppose that any tiller boat would be the same. She is a smooth sailing and fast (for the design) old girl. Pay special attention around the chainplates and look for discoloration of frames below them.

Paulatsea 08-14-2009 02:27 PM

Thank you Charlie, much appreciate, I am going to be moving the boat to fresh water, I have to confirm that wont be a disaster to the hull, and then I think I am good to go. The 50 + is reassuring... I guess that answers the sea worthy questions.

I will keep you posted and send some pictures when I go back out there.

Paul

rdtsang 12-06-2009 05:03 PM

Knutson on the East Coast
 
A friend of mine just purchased a k-35 yawl. Originally, "Elane" is now on the Sassafras river on the Chesapeake. From what I understand she's in great shape. If I get some pics I'll post.
Surprised how little info there is out there. :( Any helpful links or sites???

'Not sailing yet, but soon.'

Bobbie


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