Posted 7 days ago by Tom Brewer
Thistle #3025 is a Douglass & McCloud fiberglass and teak model that is in excellent condition without any prior major damage to hull or rails. Black, extruded aluminum (ARO) mast, black aluminum boom, wood tilt-up rudder, fiberglass racing rudder, tiller, shrouds, complete running rigging/sheets including spinnaker sheets. Full suit of sails including Murphy-Nye Main (well used with small patches, battens, reef points, and cunningham) and Spinnaker and VanZandt jib; all Harken blocks throughout; Elvstrom thru-hull bailers. New, unused Elvstrom compass and many pieces of equipment (e.g. Loos tension meter) to the new owner. Just purchased new saltwater ‘EZ Loader’ trailer...
Posted 1 week ago by Charles Krafft
Collecting sails for the Seabags sail drive and wanted to offer perfectly usable Thistle sails to those looking for day sailing/cruising/club racing sails. All proceeds from sale will go to TCA growth and promotion fund. Suggested contribution $50/sail. Can deliver to Nationals in Cleveland, pick up in Maryland, or you pay for shipping. Mains will need battens. Contact me for specific details and photos.
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Posted 1 week ago by nancy yannuzzi
Beautiful Thistle in need of restoration (see photos). 17' long, 6' beam. Black racing mast in good shape. Full set of sails (garage kept), rudder and tiller. We believe is it is late 60's. We are the second owner. Trailer is not road worthy; only used for storage. You must make arrangements for hauling and moving.
Posted 2 weeks ago by John Anthony
We got the boat in mint condition to join a racing club and have not used it much . the hull and rigging are great . some small cracks around where the seat meets the hull and a bit of non structural fiberglass came off the transom . the teak work has gone natural from the brightwork it was . there was a club here but it faded away , our sons left and we have been looking at this boat for years now . this boat is a good deal because first we live in a remote area and...
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Posted 3 weeks ago by Wayne Pignolet
Posted 4 weeks ago by Erik Beier
Thistle 3620 for sale. This boat is well sorted and ready to race. Extensive refurbishment in 2016 including: Installed full length stringers from front bulkhead to rear tanks (HDU/glass) Replaced keelson on both sides of CB trunk (mahogany/glass) Faired and painted hull exterior with AwlGrip. Painted hull interior to protect new fiberglass with AwlGrip. CB faired, refinished and polished. CNC machined mahogany rudder reinforced with glass and painted. One of the few rudders that actually meets the specifications in the plans. Updated rigging, all new lines. Traveler controls moved to rail. Custom build trailer with fiberglass cradles, offset axle to...
Posted 4 weeks ago by Adam Young
nice set of bailers. straight and not bent.
Posted 4 weeks ago by Doug Stumberger
White NWOD hull built in 2001 and substantially strengthened and faired in 2016. New epoxy bottom in 2016. Foils are pristine. Rudder is round-head. Two sets of North sails (one spinnaker) suitable for weeknight racing. Mast (black) new in 2016. Shrouds use Sta-masters. Boom (black) rigged to use high-tech line for outhaul. 3957 is rigged for racing using lightweight blocks & cleats where possible. Double-ended jib finetune, Cunningham, topping lift – all led to 45’s. Spinnaker cleat mounted at bottom of mast. Vang led to centerboard cap. Lunch cleat for mainsheet. All halyards are high-tech rope. Detachable jib barberhaulers. Spinnaker...
Posted 4 weeks ago by Robert Whippo
Posted 1 month ago by Charles Essi
This boat has nothing but potential , a mast, newer top cover, rudder, and trailor. Use hull 1983 as your blank canvas for creating a completely custom rigging system and bottom color. Hull #1983 was at Dennison Univsersity, then in Detroit untouched to wither away in a parking lot. I acquired it and planned to race it, but never finished the work and ended up sailing #2905. Hull has been redone and primed - needs bottom paint. Rails need to be glued together and finished. Black mast is newer and fully rigged - needs boom (have wooden boom if interested)....
Posted 1 month ago by JIM SHULA
#1173 is a true barn find. At some point around the turn of the century, she was given a new transom, gunwhales and some hull patching. The work must have been done by a professional because it's very good. Then she was purchased by a guy who put her in the barn loft for 15 or twenty years. He gave the boat to my 89 year old neighbor who stored her in his shop for two years before I acquired #1173 from him. After the restoration, no hardware was re-installed although a lot of the hardware is in a box...
Posted 1 month ago by Genevieve Iverson
For Sale – 17’ 1992 Thistle sailboat Hull #3802 – Seattle, WA - $5,500 This boat is in great shape, currently launch ready at Leschi, fast and ready to race! Previously "Rat Race" in the Seattle fleet, seller regretfully needs to part with it after moving away from the city during the pandemic. Would love to see it go to someone who will keep it in the fleet and race. Boat has been well maintained and fully covered. Teal fiberglass hull, oiled teak rails and grating and all standing and running rigging in great shape and ready to hit the...
Posted 2 months ago by Jack Mahaney
Bought new in 1969. time for a new home. two set of sails. gold mast and new silver one. wooden boom and newer silver one. ready to go sailing. with a bit of work could be a good racing boat.
Posted 2 months ago by Morrie Craig
3062 has found a new home! Thanks for your interest! Winner of the 2019 Thistle Regatta, many races won with Derrell Peck! Won recent championship. The boat is complete with 2 sets of north sales included. Centerboard refurbished and overall condition is excellent. Fiberglass hull with beautiful teak rails. Clark boat 3062. Features spinnaker pole, aluminum mast and trailer that is road ready. Extra sails, spinnaker poles and flotation tanks. Rigged for Racing, bottom professionally faired and boat completely re-rigged in Summer 2017. Has always been kept in freshwater venues. Compass/Centerboard/Rudder/Trailer/Top cover, both with less than a year of...
Posted 2 months ago by robert shadlock
THIS IS A GREAT BOAT READY FOR IMMEDIATE USE. THERE ARE A FEW PARTS AND SPARES INCLUDED. NEW RUNNING RIGGING IN 2019 TRAILER TIRES ARE IN EXCELLANT CONDITION AND LIGHTS ARE IN WORKING ORDER, READY TO TRAVEL MOORING COVER INCLUDED
Posted 2 months ago by JOHN GEYER
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 various weights Good faired legal weight center board with carry case Lindsay rudder with carry 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...
Posted 2 months ago by Karen Gotham
Thistle is white with gold trim. Wooden parts need work. It is a 1962 boat that is a project boat. We had lots of fun sailing with it, but now that we are in our 70s, it is hard for 1 person to handle. We are asking $500 as is.