Links to old classifieds: BoatsSailsParts

Thistle Marketplace

Private: Thistle Hull # 769 Completely rebuilt to better than new


Posted 1 month ago by JOHN GEYER / 49 views


Hull 769 1950 Douglas McLeod minimum weigh stiff supper clean boat well rigged with good hardware
Set of crisp Dieball racing sails

Good 2’nd heavy air racing jib

Set of good practice sails

Three good spinnakers of various weights

Good faired legal weight center board with carrying case

Lindsay rudder with carrying case

New travel cover

Taper brightly varnish mahogany spinnaker pole

Laminated oak and mahogany tiler brightly varnished

Good trailer with automobile axle and rims, sturdy well-supportive bunks

Good silver mast and rigging, Boom is painted white

2000 – 2002:

Prior owner, Wade Huff an engineer, machinist, and woodworker spent 958 hours completely restoring, finishing, and rigging the boat including fairing and epoxy coating the hull inside and out. New rails, thwart, and center board trunk Filleted inside and out by a perfectionist

2020: The varnish was sanded and six to eight coats of Epiphanes clear high gloss varnish applied with sanding between coats.

Exterior sand primed and three coats of Interlux polyurethane Brightside applied. Red top sides with blue bottom- and white-water-line stripe. The hull did not require fairing only filling of a few scrapes.

New travel cover

Contact details

john geyer 961 Edgewood RD Redwood CityCalifornia,94062 Show Phone Number *****

Contact this listing owner