Posted 6 months ago by Jonas Kelly
Bright red with grey waterline w/white pinstripes. Teak woodwork. -It’s in excellent shape both inside and out. Always stored under a fully skirted cover, or indoors in offseason. Any Niagara Frontier sailor can attest to the condition of the boat. -Pretty much turnkey, although it does not have a compass -Standard GMW rigging with a few enhancements. Black spars, well tuned. Alum spin pole. Jibmasters, adjustable padded hiking straps. Sheets, halyards etc. all in good condition -Primary suit of sails in good/very good condition, with a back-up main and 2 or 3 extra jibs. Spinnaker is very good, with a...
Posted 5 months ago by Jack Mahaney
This Great Midwest Thistle has had only two owners, Dan Reasoner and me. Lovingly cared for by each of us. For the past 14 years she has spent 95% of her time in the garage under cover, mostly coming out only when there is a regatta. This is a ‘turn-key’ boat, ready for Nationals as she sits today. Someone will have great success with her. (Free delivery to anyplace east of the Mississippi!) THIS THISTLE HAS A HAPPY NEW OWNER! THANKS FOR VIEWING & HAPPY THISTLING!!!
Posted 6 months ago by Lisa Simmons
It’s time for 3934 to move on. I haven’t sailed the John L. Scott in almost 10 years. I started renovating/refinishing it about five years ago but between work and other sailing I never had time to finish. All parts are available, bagged and marked. Come and get it! located in Fairfield, CT will post photos later. asking $9,000 email@example.com 203-521-7455 mobile best to drop a text first so I answer.
Posted 2 months ago by James Murphy
Beautifully maintained racer, built by Northwest One Design. Boat always stored in winters in heated garage. Fiberglass with black aluminum spars. Round head modification to rudder head and aluminum tiller. Two spinnaker poles and other gear. Mahogany/ash rails. Custom-built lowrider trailer with torsion suspension that tows like a dream. Trailer was galvanized-dipped and has fiberglass bunks that accurately match the shape of the hull. Trailer has a very cool centerboard shelf in front of the wheels. Comes complete with full set of traveling covers (bottom and top), a mast-up cover, and covers for the foils. Boat also comes complete with...
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 3 months ago by Andy Fox
I got this woodie 8 years ago to be raced and finally try and win the nationals after getting second twice. Everything I could think of that would make it the best was used. Lots of advice from Greg Griffin and Chris Pollock. Nationals in Jacksonville in 2021 was the goal but now that has changed. Here is what I have done: Custom foam cored super strong and light weight bow tank to eliminate the styrofoam. Round aluminum tiller and rudder head. Sea Sure pintles and gudgeons with bearings. All new wood except the seats and cb trunk, they were...
Posted 5 months ago by Tom Staiger
3932 is in excellent, race-ready condition. Sails are about 3 years old but have been raced about 1/3 of each season.
Posted 1 month ago by Ryan Flack
Up for sale is 1959 D&M Woodie 1358. Went through a complete update in 2019/Spring 2020. Interlux Britesides Matterhorn White Bottom, Natural sides/interior. Updates include: - Hardware changed out to latest Harken blocks and cleats - Lines are new FSE Robline Dinghy Control dyneema core lines - Halyards are all line, no wire. - Rudder updated to glass head with round tiller, Ronstan adjustable tiller extension - New Fabricraft hiking straps (Black) - New Sailor's Tailor chute bags - New Rooke Sails full skirt cover (Black). - Top and Bottom trailering covers - Sailor's Tailor - Foam floor anti-slip pads...
Posted 5 months ago by Chris Takacs
Great Midwest Thistle for Sale # 3654. Strong Solid Great Midwest yacht. Light Blue. Fast. Was 2018 Newport Fleet 169 Fall series Champion. Boat ready to race. 2 sets of Sails for Club racing. probably need upgrading. Minimum weight. Comes with Galvanized Venture trailer and working light bar. Spin pole paddles anchor and chain. Extra Spinnaker Pole. Rudder and Center board are in good shape. There are extra parts available if interested. Venture Galvanized trailer new in 2005
Posted 6 months ago by Gill Chandler
Beautifully restored boat has been covered in my garage since 2001. Due to ongoing chronic lower back issues, it is time for someone else to take over the helm. Topside and transom are bright, hull is light blue. Old Shore sails are still usable, but no good for racing. Much Newer, used, Norths still have plenty of race in them (boat priced accordingly). Aro spars, wood/lead cb, wood ruder, new rails, fwd grating, 45 braces, and stanchions. Shock cord @ spin turtles and hiking straps has gone limp. Gator, breaking trailer w/bearing buddies and spare tire. Lights and wiring are...
Posted 6 months ago by Carrie Foerster
Thistle 2358 is SOLD!!! ** More pictures available on request (only allowed to upload 6 on this site). One owner for last 27 years. Well cared for; stored in parking lot of Rush Creek Yacht Club (Texas) under a Sailor’s Tailor cover. ‘Bout Ready is in great condition for racing or cruising. Has been raced by Paul Foerster and his wife, Carrie, in local regattas, and sailed one long distance cruise in the Gulf of Mexico on Carrie’s 40th birthday (Rockport to Corpus Christi). Recent minor damage incurred when a storm blew her off the trailer a year ago: minor...
Posted 2 days ago by Paul Wojtczak
Featured in Bagpipe, this is a fantastic racing Thistle named Fogbanks. Fiberglass hull, dry and sturdy boat. The wood and lines are in fantastic condition. Sail fine tuning lines are color coded and reach the skipper. Comes with 2 sets of sails (1 used only once) + 1 Spinnaker, Carbon Fiber spin pole, and Aluminum tiller. Hull has a unique paint pattern that gives it its name. Slight visual spider cracking in the paint layer, hull is dry and has been sailed this way with no issues. Very sturdy trailer with spare included. All tires are in great shape. As...
Posted 2 months ago by Jim Harper
3792 "Mayhem" Included: Trailer, top and bottom cover, once used Procter jib, old NW main and NW Jib, 2 spin sails and new lightweight spin pole. Centerboard and tiller, compass, loose gauge. All meet weigh-in standard. All running rigging replaced in last 3 years except main halyard. New shrouds installed last year.
Posted 5 months ago by Joe McCarthy
Restored wood thistle. Painted below waterline only. Project needs completion.
Posted 2 months ago by John Hoyt
Refurbished a few years back with all new teak wood rails and grates and a new paint job. Race ready with silver mast and GMW boom. Two sets of sails, both a few years old. Full sided cover. Update: THISTLE 2571 has found a new home!!! Thanks for your interest, and happy thistling!!!
Posted 3 months ago by Phil Mashyna
1971 Thistle Class sailboat for sale. D&M built boat. Numerous upgrades made over the last several years. 2 suits of sails – one serviceable practice suit (Quantum Main, North Jib and Spin), one old suit for heavy air days. Most running rigging and sheets replaced. Jibmaster block and cleat combo. Carbon fiber tiller extension. 45-degree braces installed. Auto bailers replaced in 2019. Most cleats and blocks replaced. Hull has been painted, recently touched up, and not sailed since. Woodwork sanded and sealed with Seatol. Trailer is registered, custom bunks conform to the hull shape, with closed cell eva foam padding,...
Posted 6 months ago by Mike Parker
If you are going to rebuild a weed, I would think you would do one with history and excellent bones., Best Offer - Proceeds go to Arizona Sailing Foundation - teaching youth and adults sailing in the desert. Not sailed in 20 years. Includes excellent cover, 3 Masts, gold & alum, and one alum boom.
Posted 6 months ago by brian guzy
New lower price! Race Ready! Great starter Thistle with a decent race record. Everything included three sets of sails, additional fittings, pulleys, loos gage, lines, spinnaker poles. Trailer tires are in excellent condition. Stored in the barn. Reason for selling: Moving
Posted 5 months ago by Brian Milidrag
I've had this vote for over 20 years purchased from Eric Pomber. He completely rebuilt this boat. It has been in dry storage and tarped. It did have a little mishap and needs a small repair...and the rails could use a little help. It is in pretty good shape overall...just needs some TLC and a new owner.