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Hello all. Is a Nonsuch 26 available with tiller helm versus a wheel ? Or could it be (easily) converted to a tiller ? Thanks.
My Nonsuch 30 (I believe all do) has an emergency tiller that fits over the rudder stock. So I think you could easily convert one to tiller operation if you want.
 

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Did a Nonsuch ever sail the ocean?
A few have. One with and without crew. It's story was written about in the book WITHOUT RIVAL.
Though it's designed for coastal cruising the boats are tougher than the crews it seems.

"The Nonsuch series of boats are generally considered to be very sturdily built boats. In his review, Paul Howard states that two Nonsuches, David Philpott's "Serenity IV" and Brian Shelley's "Saci IV", were abandoned at sea, found floating months later, and were refurbished and are sailing today."[3]
 
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