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Forum: Dufour   10-08-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 4,913
Posted By seahorse7
Re: Dufour 41 Sortilege - early 70s info?

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Forum: Dufour   10-08-2012
Replies: 4
Views: 4,913
Posted By seahorse7
Question Dufour 41 Sortilege - early 70s info?

hi, I recently acquired a 73 Dufour 41 - referred to as the "Sortilege" model. (not the later "Classic") it is a ketch and also available as a sloop.

Flush deck, walk thru to small aft cabin and...
Forum: Bristol   08-07-2011
Replies: 22
Views: 4,902
Posted By seahorse7
correction OVER 20 Bristol 28s - through 1976

I have #20, 0276 is hull date. It seems to be evolving towards the 29.9 as it appears to have the 29.9 rig (longer boom, & 32' P), and a anchor platform/sprit.

The 29.9 post dates the 28. It...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-14-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 6,444
Posted By seahorse7
The list was not meant to be inclusive - the E28...

The list was not meant to be inclusive - the E28 looks like it should be there. Thanks for adding it.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-12-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 6,444
Posted By seahorse7
BRISTOL 28 sailboat on sailboatdata.com.. More...

BRISTOL 28 sailboat on sailboatdata.com.. More than 6000 sailboats, sailing yachts, dinghies and sailing craft listed. (http://sailboatdata.com/viewrecord.asp?class_id=1105) - Bristol 28 - 8 or so...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-12-2011
Replies: 13
Views: 6,444
Posted By seahorse7
Cal 30, Bristol 28, Tartan 30, C&C 30

Bristol early/mid 70s - is the deep fin not the 29.9 although I think hull is almost the same
(tiller)

same era 60s/70s fin keelers - opinions - assume similar condition, more or less stock, phrf...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-04-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 19,772
Posted By seahorse7
I like the Rocket alot, would love a test sail. ...

I like the Rocket alot, would love a test sail. I am in the Annapolis area.

The only thing is, I think I can get a J80 for a fair amount less, plus the OD aspect. None the less the right deal I...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-01-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 19,772
Posted By seahorse7
Yes, I realize that is often the case. However,...

Yes, I realize that is often the case. However, some race features are nice for family day sailing
1) open transom for kids to go in and out of water,
2) open/big cockpit for lounging
3) less...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   04-01-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 19,772
Posted By seahorse7
yeah, I can see that being the case - the little...

yeah, I can see that being the case - the little I saw of the j80 in phrf action was that it was hard as heck in normal conditions in the Ches Bay for it to sail to its rating.

BUT, I think that...
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   03-31-2010
Replies: 21
Views: 19,772
Posted By seahorse7
Old thread - but totally relevant question today....

Old thread - but totally relevant question today.

j80s are:
- much cheaper now
- still have some one design
- can transport (Charleston Race Week looks fun)

Whats not to like?

Jeff? Your...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   01-07-2009
Replies: 222
Views: 18,013
Posted By seahorse7
Dates look good to me ...hmmm. Nd to keep it...

Dates look good to me ...hmmm. Nd to keep it under a week.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   08-21-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 3,959
Posted By seahorse7
Any thoughts? Some one must have tried these...

Any thoughts?

Some one must have tried these 2 out or another uldb. Not intending a pacific cruise - just a summer in the carriebean.
Forum: Boat Review and Purchase Forum   07-28-2008
Replies: 2
Views: 3,959
Posted By seahorse7
uldb Olson 40 SC40 etc for Carribean cruising

Jeff/Others:

What are your thoughts? Santa Cruz 40, O40, Wylie ? I expect they will pound more to winward, less carring capacity etc. - are they viable choice for 3/4 month cruise for a family of...
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