About this Sailboat:
This boat is an early hull, #654, late 1960’s and has won almost every race she has attended, including a sweep of her series. She was then de-commissioned and set in a conditioned garage for approximately ten years with her woodwork kept up with teak oil. She sits on a trailer and is ready for the next daysailer or competitor.
Flying Scot sailing means many things to the thousands of Flying Scot sailors, but they all agree the Scot is a time-tested design that is comfortable and safe, as well as fast and great fun to sail. The Flying Scot is one of the few small boats which has been in steady production since 1957. While most small boats and their builders are declining in numbers, the Flying Scot is growing and prospering. The Flying Scot’s common sense rigging and convenient cockpit layout makes sailing a breeze. One does not have to be an athlete to sail a Scot. It is easily handled by two people, yet large enough for a crowd of eight. She’s big enough to be fast and safe on big water, yet small enough to be towed by a small car. She can also be rigged, launched, and sailed by one person. The Flying Scot is the ultimate family boat for daysailing. Her large, dry, center cockpit, and her generous storage space make her the perfect friend for exploring that new lake or coastal shoreline. Positive flotation makes the Scot unsinkable, and there is almost nothing to break or wear out. It was designed by the late Gordon K. “Sandy” Douglass, whom Sail magazine called “one of the best small-boat helmsman this country has produced.” The Scot is the culmination of Sandy’s astounding quest for the perfect family and racing design. The Flying Scot sails in a whisper and takes off in a good wind. With 190 sq. ft. of sail in the main and jib, and over 200 square feet in the spinnaker, the Scot is able to satisfy any Skipper’s cravings for performance and speed. The tunneled hull provides superb stability and a great plane going downwind.