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1975 Yankee Sparkman & Stephens Design

17 October, 2012 by EVAN

About this Sailboat:

This Yankee 30 is a beautiful Sparkman & Stephens design and one of the highest quality US production boats of its time. She is hull #127 of only 132 made. This little sloop is well suited to both racing and cruising, with a tall keel-stepped mast and high aspect sail plan to make it go fast in light air, high ballast to displacement ratio to make it stiff and dry to weather, and a bustle and skeg-mounted rudder for ideal handling off the wind.

Unlike highly engineered racing boats, the Yankee 30 is somewhat overbuilt. As a result she’s a very sturdy boat. Stability and an easy motion, whether sailing short-handed or with a crew make the Yankee 30 an ideal boat. Although out of production for a quarter century, the Yankee 30 is still a highly desirable sailboat. Within the past three years over $50,000 spent in this restoration. All receipts available for inspection. Hurry before this gem gets taken!! Summer’s almost here and Catalina awaits!!!

Equipment on Board:

• Signet Knot Meter
• Signet Wind Speed Indicator
• Pearce-Simpson Dolphin 360 Depth & Fish Finder
• Standard Horizon LTD VHF Radio
• Ritchie BN 202 Compass

The batteries have been replaced and secured under the settee next to the engine, and an automatic battery charger added. The electrical system has been totally bonded.
• Custom engine exhaust system
• 12 VDC/125 VAC Electrical System
• DC – 12 volt 2 battery system
• AC – 125v 15 amps via shore power chord
• 2 Lifeline GP 31 sealed batteries (1 starting/1 house)
• Statpower Trucharge 10 amp battery charger
• Professional Mariner 12v DC systems monitor
• New 12v int. cabin lighting
• Running lights
• Masthead lights
• 125v outlets throughout

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