Posted 9 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 8 months ago by Wayne Pignolet
Posted 3 weeks ago by Chris Takacs
Sails are in Great condition for Main and Jib. Spinnaker in good Condition. Fisher Main is 2014, Proctor Jib is 2014 and AirX Tri-Radial spinnaker is 2012 in Good Condition. Selling All 3 together. Blue Numbers Match on all but don't match my boat. $950 together. Buyer pays for shipping thank you.
Posted 2 months ago by email@example.com
2020 Proctor Main & Proctor Jib - NEVER USED. $1700 plus shipping
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Posted 3 months ago by john ocnnor
SOLD Needs rails and the rest of the wood could use refinishing. All hardware removed in 2006 (its boxed and ready to be reinstalled) and the boat has been stored indoors since then. Wesco low profile trailer, could probably use some work also. The structure of the trailer is sound, it’s just been sitting for a long time. Hull is in excellent condition and has no stress cracks anywhere. Very stiff. Lots of sails and I’m sure as I start digging around I will find some covers and extras also.
Posted 4 weeks ago by John Howell
Beacon Composites was approved by the Measurement Committee in March of 2021 and Thistle 4052 is their first boat. The hull and tanks are from the Great Midwest Yachts molds (now owned by Beacon Composites), although the tank between the centerboard trunk and the bow tank has been replaced with a custom design solid structure. This is the first Thistle made using infusion, a process now widely used in the high-end marine industry. The hull was also constructed using epoxy resin rather than polyester. Also noteworthy are the seams where the tanks meet the hull. The seams are nearly invisible...
Posted 8 months ago by Tom Lawton
Clearing out space! These jibs have no damage but are a bit too tired for regattas (in my opinion). Jibs come with bags. I have a 2005 North Proctor, and 2008 Quantum for $50 each. These are probably best used for daysailing or practice days, and should have quite a few years left in them. I can send pics on request. Always stored indoors in the winter, and rolled - not folded. Buyer pays shipping, or we can arrange hand-off at a regatta in the northeast. I can email full-size photos on request, if you want to see more...
Posted 1 month ago by Ray Weithman
Thistle 3399. 1975 Douglass & McCleod. Light Blue Hull. Was rigged for racing, includes 3 sets of Sails (One set never used) and 2 Spinnakers. Always in the competition. Fleet Champion. Wood rudder and tiller, centerboard, spinnaker pole, lifting bridle and Mooring Cover. Has not been sailed in nearly 20 years. Was always stored inside. In Good Condition.
Posted 8 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 8 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 1 month 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 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...
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Posted 7 months ago by Joe McCarthy
Restored wood thistle. Painted below waterline only. Project needs completion.
Posted 2 weeks ago by jane engelman
Thistle 2217 has been sitting on a trailer at Mission Bay YC for many years. I bought her to sail with my siblings, but due to changes in my life I'm unable to sail it. She sails fine, just needs a little TLC. The trailer is very rusty and is probably not roadworthy. Free to good home!
Posted 9 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 1 month ago by Morrie Craig
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 races on them.
Posted 5 days ago by Mike Zuilhof
Beautiful boat, remarkable condition, nice bright glossy gelcoat, garage stored, excellent teak woodwork, tight gunwhales. Nice trailer. This boat will need some updating to race. Ohio title. Many more pics available. Also, I don't know too much about this boat, so if you know more, I'd love to here from you! OFFER WELCOME. Call or text welcome for fastest response.
Posted 2 weeks ago by Bill Kitchens
Thistle available for donation to support youth sailing or fleet growth. Hull and rig are solid. Teak rails need to be tightened up. Boat was purchased as a fleet building boat by an active member of fleet 171 who unfortunately passed away after a long battle with cancer. The boat is stored outside with the mast up and covered by a full sided Sailor’s Tailor cover. If you are interested I will complete a more extensive survey and assist with the logistics of the transfer. The family would love to see the boat return to active service. This post lists...
Posted 9 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...