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    What brands from the 70s/80s would you resurrect?

    I've sailed a couple of big Nonsuches with wishbooms. I would much prefer the newer rig. If you're locked in to pre-1970s technology, then they're probably the best thing going Some would dislike the combination of stack pack and full battens, and it's true that you have to learn the quirks of...
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    What brands from the 70s/80s would you resurrect?

    Why would you want to ruin it with a conventional rig? If anything, take off the wishbooms and put on conventional booms on solid (hydraulic?) vangs with stackpacks & full batten sails. FB- Doug
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    What brands from the 70s/80s would you resurrect?

    And look at dat stern wave! Cool looking boat, they were sexy. I suppose whether the sexy was more than skin deep, depends on what you like. FB- Doug
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    What brands from the 70s/80s would you resurrect?

    Is there any value in ANY "brand name" related to sailboats, other than appealing to nostalgia of old farts who probably aren't going to buy one anyway? FB- Doug


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