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Thistle Class sloop, 2000, Memphis, Tennessee, $15,500, SOLD 2/17/14

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Thistle Class sloop, 2000

  • Great Midwest Yacht Co. (GMW), hull # 3943

    LOA 17', beam 6', draft board up/dn 6"/t 4'6", displ 515#, sail area 191 sq ft

  • Competitive, race ready

  • grey topsides, black waterline stripe, white bottom
  • Silver aluminum mast, boom, spin pole
  • Ash rails, gratings, thwart, trunk cap; mahogany trunk sides and knees
  • 1 suit of sails, probably original
  • Galvanized, low rider trailer (GMW std issue)

    The Good:

  • Zero usage last five years;
  • light usage (appx 10 days/yr), occasional club racing only, all fresh water, five years before that
  • All Harken, GMW race rig:
  • Cunningham, topping lift, and jib luff tension split lead to 45s
  • Centerboard and vang on trunk cap 360s
  • Good foils
  • Zero stress crazing, clean and smooth hull/tank joints
  • Full skirt mast up cover, by Rooke

    The Not as Good:

  • Brightwork worn to wood in spots

    Located Memphis, TN


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