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Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   12-29-2006
Replies: 26
Views: 7,749
Posted By trod44
New Boat

Some of the early/mid-70's Sparkman and Stephens designs look good and sail well. The Yankee 30, Tartan 30, Tartan 37, Tartan 41...all good looking boats, well built and good sailboats.

Tony
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-19-2006
Replies: 8
Views: 2,109
Posted By trod44
A Yankee 30 is really well built, pretty cheap...

A Yankee 30 is really well built, pretty cheap these days. There's a Yankee 30 website out there somewhere that describes the boats in detail. The boat's mentioned by sailingdog are also all great...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   11-19-2006
Replies: 9
Views: 1,279
Posted By trod44
Single-hand help

Although it's a bit pricey, I found that my best friend when single-handing my Yankee 30 was "Otto-Von'Helm", my ST-1000 tiller autopilot. Complete confidence in doing anything, handled wind shifts...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   11-16-2006
Replies: 27
Views: 2,898
Posted By trod44
Just went through this

I recently purchased a 1975 Tartan 44 and went through this entire process. I had done another survey on a Valiant 40, which pased reasopnably well (pre-blister boat), but had some issues that I was...
Forum: Crew Wanted/Available   10-01-2005
Replies: 9
Views: 4,192
Posted By trod44
Mermaid seeks co-captain

I saw that you have a Fraser 41. While I probably wouldn''t be available to co-captain, I would be interested in your opinion of the boat, as I am looking at purchasing one. Specifically:

Good,...
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