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My father walks by a small sailboat every day and would love to know who the manufacturer is. It is 17 or 18 ft long, shallow draft, with a daggerboard. The only marking on the hull is the attached logo.  Can you help me identify this mystery boat?

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It is a Saroca.  An early 80s attempt to  be a SAil ROw CAnoe. Not very good at any of it.

Fairly interesting construction, but was heavier than it should have been, and suffered as a result.

All the parts were also value engineered to the lowest level to try to keep the price down.

I have sketched something like this a hundred times, it is fun to think about, but would be expensive to do properly.

SHC

 

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On 6/2/2020 at 11:01 PM, Steve Clark said:

It is a Saroca.  An early 80s attempt to  be a SAil ROw CAnoe. Not very good at any of it.

Fairly interesting construction, but was heavier than it should have been, and suffered as a result.

All the parts were also value engineered to the lowest level to try to keep the price down.

I have sketched something like this a hundred times, it is fun to think about, but would be expensive to do properly.

SHC

 

Kind of like a duck - it flies, swims and walks, but...

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