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1853 Beautiful restored woodie

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D&M Wood Thistle #1853

Complete restoration 2008-2011

Project documented here:

  • Totally re-joined including
  • Rails
  • Gratings
  • Seats & seat supports
  • Thwart
  • Trunk
  • inside surfaces are fiber-glassed, weave filled with graphite powder & epoxy resin)
  • Transom
  • Faired to perfection, sheathed in S-Glass & epoxy
  • 13# of lead corrector weights
  • Mast new in 2017, barely used since.
  • Boom has custom machined ends out of HDPE
  • Carbon spinnaker pole
  • Custom trailer with athwartship bunks and torsion isolation system
  • Bunks are designed to freely drain, keeping moisture away from the boat
  • Centerboard by Great Midwest
  • Rudder by Larry Liggett with JCD extension
  • Covers: Travel top/bottom by Kinder (Top Gun); Drysail by Rooke (Sunbrella)
  • Compass: Big Plastimo with custom Larry Liggett bracket
  • Triple ended 16:1 vang
  • Miscellaneous sails
  • Rigging works well and is in good shape

It’s impossible to describe, give a call to discuss and plan to visit her!

  • Stunning boat that works exceptionally well and goes quick!
  • Willing to consider reasonable offers.  Also willing to consider crewing at regatta(s) as part of negotiation.  It’s a special boat, both the boat and Class deserve for the boat to be used more than we can make happen over the next few years.
  • Listing ID: 3036685
  • Year: 1960?
  • Boat Number: 1853
  • Boat Builder: Douglass & McCloud
  • Hull Material: Wood
  • Mast: Silver Aluminium
  • Boom Color: Silver
  • Rudder: Included
  • Rudder Builder/Info: Larry Liggett
  • Centerboard: Included
  • Centerboard Builder/Info: Great Midwest
  • Sails Included: Misc. North Proctor. Dieball kite
  • Recent Measurement Certificate: Yes
  • Trailer Included: Yes
Contact details

29 Muirfield Road Orange, CT 06477Connecticut,06477 Show Phone Number *****

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