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  1. 1975 Traditional British Cruiser Golden Hind

    October 17, 2012 by EVAN

    About this Sailboat:

    CHARACTERFUL, TRADITIONAL SAILBOAT. A GREAT OCEAN VOYAGER, EXTREMELY STIFF AND STABLE. EXCELLENT FOR CRUISING OR LIVE ABOARD. VERY WELL EQUIPPED.

    INUKSHUK HAS BEEN A WONDERFUL COMPANION. I’VE SAILED HER FROM MAINE TO GUATEMALA AND BACK AND EXTENSIVE CRUISING ON LAKE ONTARIO.

    SHE IS A SLOOP RIGGED, BILGE KEELER.

    DESIGNED MY MAURICE GRIFFITHS, A FAMOUS BRITISH YACHT DESIGNER AND BUILT BY THE RENOWNED TERRY ERSKINE BOATYARD IN 1974. LYING PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY.

    CONSTRUCTION: Marine Plywood on oak frames, beams of laminated mahogany. One layer of glass fibre bonded to wood during construction.

    Equipment on Board:

    ENGINE: Twin cylinder 15hp Lister diesel. Full set of engine spares, complete shop manual.

    RIGGING: Aluminum spars, anodized deck-stepped mast, heavy gauge 6mm. stainless standing rigging.

    SAILS: 370 sq. ft. working sail area, slab reefing. 2 mains both with 3 sets reefing points, 1 storm jib with reefing points, 2 working jibs, 1 yankee cut triple-reefed jib,1 cruising spinnaker (no poles needed), one parachute sea anchor.

    DINGHY: 9’ hypalon Zodiac

    SELF-STEERING: Monitor self-steering device, spare windvane.

    SAFETY EQUIPMENT: Extensive list of safety equipment and spares suitable for cruising.