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distracted 06-07-2013 07:54 PM

Tanzer 31
I've been looking at the Tanzer 31 as a first boat for our family but can't find much info on it. Are these good boats in terms of construction and sailing characteristics? Any info would be greatly appreciated.

jimkyle99 06-07-2013 08:57 PM

Re: Tanzer 31
I have sailed a Tanzer 22 for years but I don't know much about the 31. Tanzers were built near Montreal and the 22's and 26's at least have a reputation for being a tough, fast, little boat well designed and well built compared to others in their class. That said, they are a Great Lakes and coastal boat.

Faster 06-07-2013 10:22 PM

Re: Tanzer 31
The Tanzer 31 was one of the last models built by Tanzer, they commissioned the design from C&C but I'd reckon very few were built. I'm sure you've seen this:

TANZER 31 sailboat specifications and details on

Anyhow, one of the last C&C designs with the traditional springy sheerline, she's a handsome boat, typical fin/spade underbody and reasonable stats, 40% B/D ratio. Tanzer was known to build a pretty good boat, and this one is arguably the best looking Tanzer ever produced. I'd give it a go if it looks clean and passes survey.

distracted 06-08-2013 07:18 PM

Re: Tanzer 31
Thanks very much for your responses. We have a few to look at, but I think the Tanzer 31 will fit our needs perfectly.


distracted 06-11-2013 11:00 PM

Re: Tanzer 31
Was the hull of the 31 solid glass?

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