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Search: Posts Made By: bswinhart
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-07-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 3,677
Posted By bswinhart
Re: Cortez 16

Another partner owns Lynn's sailboat in Houston. I took mine by there when I first bought it. He told me about the production, building, some concerns he had back then etc..... He also told me...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-05-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 3,677
Posted By bswinhart
Re: Cortez 16

They only made like 106. Post up pictures would love to see it.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-04-2014
Replies: 30
Views: 3,677
Posted By bswinhart
Re: Cortez 16

Good luck on finding a manual. You are correct it is a good stable boat to learn on. Its a great fair weather boat. My boat is hard to run a course greater then 15 knots. But my sails are...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-13-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,677
Posted By bswinhart
Re: Cortez 16

And what a Cortez looks like when it sinks. Lol (btw it's back on top of the water now)
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-13-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,677
Posted By bswinhart
Re: Cortez 16

Another view
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 08-13-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,677
Posted By bswinhart
Re: Cortez 16

Lark, can you post up some pictures?

I still have the original rudder also. I've been thinking about a new plastic broad one. But all of that is after new sails.

Sorry for the bad picture...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-25-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,677
Posted By bswinhart
Re: Cortez 16

I have been sailing mine for about 13 years. I need to get new sails, mine are so stressed that i have to rig it with an open foot. But even with bad sails, it can move. It did take me a few years...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 03-24-2013
Replies: 30
Views: 3,677
Posted By bswinhart
Re: Cortez 16

I also have a 16 Cortez. #102
Forum: Sailboat Design and Construction 11-06-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 1,271
Posted By bswinhart
'Your boat sails like a truck'

I let a more experienced sailor, sail my boat and he said it fell very heavy its 18’ Cortez. It still has the original rudder. It’s about 4’ long 1’ wide and 1.5” thick wood. Would changing it to...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum 09-19-2007
Replies: 9
Views: 2,655
Posted By bswinhart
Im new to sailing also. I bought a boat that has...

Im new to sailing also. I bought a boat that has some of these problems. A 18' Cortez (weekend/daysailor). I sail it a couple times a week. Luckly I can store it in a day place. Im a DIY'er so...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance 12-08-2002
Replies: 2
Views: 996
Posted By bswinhart
How can you find your max useful load ?

I have a 1976 18 foot cortez. It was made in Arizona as a 16 foot open cabin. They only made around a hundred of them. There was a couple different people that stretched it to 18 feet and enclosed...
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