Jim Beard

Estate Sale: 2590 D&M

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Posted 1 week ago by Jim Beard

This is the second boat from the Gordon McCarty estate. Because doesn't everyone have two Thistles? It is a mid '60s D&M. It was raced at Pymatuning Yacht Club from 1969 to about 2005. Since then it has been stored in Gordon's garage. The mahogany rails look solid. Seat attachments have minor repairs and look solid. The gel coat is quite faded, as is typical of the era. It is generally rigged to race, but is missing a hyfield lever and 45 degree shroud braces. Many of the fittings are "vintage," with scattered upgrades. Some sheets and lines may be...

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