Baggy Wrinkles

Baggy Wrinkles
S/V Nautica, Hull #614, Built at Whitby Boatworks Ltd., Ontario, Canada 1977, one of the most recognizeable Carl Alberg designs. A masthead sloop displacing 9000 lbs, keel hull, Yanmar 15 hp diesel, LOA 30.27 Beam 8.75, Draft 4.29, roller furling headsail, tiller, berths for 4, interior teak bulkheads, teak cap rail and cockpit teak coamings, 12 volt lighting, aluminum mast support, Harken self tailing winches, in its day was designed for customers as a Cruiser-Racer, the Alberg 30 remains a Classic design of the large Alberg inventory.

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Friday, November 1, 2013

Just getting back from 2 weeks in France.  Travelled the battlefields of Normandy on this 69th year of Remembrance.  Now that I'm back, have to get over some jet lag and check on the Dory as the seasonal leaves and rain are providing lots of clean up for me on the hard at the yacht club.  More to follow!

Just out on the Cruising World website, a link here to the Paine 14 a new build based upon the Herreschoff 12 1/2 design no longer in production of course.  See the link here:

In terms of keel boat designs Herreschoff''s model was a classic design, like his fellow-designer, Alberg for the Cape Dory.  Both little boats have similarly unique hull designs and provide day-sailors with great functionality and maneuverability.  To be viewed.