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  1. Yes Darling it is not good as I said little or no marketing effort... Some boats changing hands as like any other boat as some owners either find out It is not their cup of tea, Or There is no good fleet in area, Or Priorities change... Or.. Vsvs 2nd owners usually very happy with the boat. And well sailed boats still taking podium under ORC, PHRF, SMS in 3 continents. Stay safe...
  2. Well unfortunately not many... But there was very limited marketing effort and no boats shows attended over this time period. Stagg pursued some leads for 1 year but it was a transition time for them with retirements and health problems... in 2019 and 2020 no effort at all... 1 boat sold in Turkey. The boats have been updated over this time as well... if you have any particular detailed questions write to Sciftci@magmarin-tr.com
  3. We started to build the boats according to GP26 rule. As box rule allowed this, there was some minor differences in boats from the beginning... Soon after first boat arrived in USA, owners started modifying the boats with help from pros, sailmakers and Jim Donovan, Designer who upported this effort as the stability of the boat proved it can handle larger sail area. In fact we had first and ever GP26 Class racing in 2016 Charleston RW with 5 boats with all boats except one had square top sails. see picture This was possible with use of ORC rating, ie not all boats had same sail
  4. Yep. The reports from Andrew indicate Reo is fast and stable and fun ride... and a winner too...
  5. Reo 7.2- Prototype and Reo7.7 Hull1 got 2nd and 3rd respecively in Australian Sportboat Nationals hosted by Royal Motor Yacht Club Toronto. the results are here photocredit: Sportsailingphotography
  6. We had hull1 rated for IRC in Istanbul Turkey for IRC and raced a few races. It was with pin head main. we had 1,0721 in 2012. It was rated as is. I would imagine it is now a little better because of age credit (with pin head main). It was just a little slower than F30 at that time. The boat is very powerful down the breeze. In a geographic course in correct conditions you can win. W/L it depends really in the fleet you are racing against. Lining up with bigger 35 foooter boats with big masts, you are loosing at start and can not cover later. Yes it is fun. 8-10 knots the b
  7. you can not sail with keel up.. But you can motor slowly to deeper water and lower the keel. If you have further questions please DM. thanks
  8. Season Recap from the results I know of... In USA 2604 Rattle N rum Captured Charleston Raceweek 2019 ORC C 3 times in a row now. 2610 Smoke Show won 64th Gearbuster 2605 Feisty Rodent had success in local regattas with numerous podium finishes In Europe 2601 Sailfish won numerous races and had podium finishes in Oslo Norway In Asia 2611 Havoc won Hebe Haven Yacht Club Double handed race on top of numerous podium finishes in Hong Kong. Dear owners, please DM if you have other results and pictures... Congratulations to all teams racing and
  9. Jim is busy, working on various projects in California and does not have much time to work on the boat or sail it. I heard It is nearly finished but needs some one to work on... Last I heard it is also still for sale as is... interested parties can contact Jim via his web page. jpdonovandesign.com
  10. Boats arrived in Sydney and getting ready for fitout. Please contact Andrew @ https://www.reosportsboats.com/for further info on timeline for launch.
  11. Keel foil is carbon. It is laid up in female mold. Bulb is pinned to foil with 2X M15 ss rods.
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