I mean in terms of ease of maintenance, access to components, thoughtful design, durability, build quality, upgradeability.
Maybe a better way to ask, what are the boats that type that y'all recommend NOT buying, because of higher than average maintenance requirements and costs?
Hi, I'm trying to replace a missing rudder on a Gib Sea 37. All I have is the upper 12" and the post. Does anyone have the drawings for this boat or any sort of pictures/specs that can help me fabricate or design a new one.
Hi there, I'm a brand new member here, although I have been reading threads for quite some time, info here has proved invaluable...what a resource!
My question for debate is as follows..
I am trying to design a bilge pump system for a 42' Zulu, rebuilt recently, that has 3 watertight bulkheads...
I am very interested in buying this Sailboat to restore.
The seller believes this is a 25' Luger.
My findings are that Luger didn't offer a 25' sailboat. Luger did offer a 26' Tradewinds, it doesn't look like this sailboat.
Also, Luger didn't offer a Fin Keel, only swing keels.
I've noticed some builders put a stylized figure in the forward end of the line of paint on the hull just under the gunwale. For example, Hinckleys have a line of paint on each side of the hull, with a short break in the line near the bow, and then "wings" at the bow. Tartans have a...