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Detail - Hull 1297

Original Name:Current Name:Loafer
Hull No:1297Home Port:Blue Hill, ME
Contracted By:Noble FossCurrent Owner(s):Nigel Purvis
Contract Date:7/13/1936Owner Since:1/2017
Class:12-1/2 FooterSail Number:
Original Rig:
Current Rig:Gaff
Original Price:$895Restored By:Steve Ballentine
LOA:15 ft. 10 in.Maintained By:Eric Dow
LWL:12 ft. 6 in.Notes:
Beam:5 ft. 10 in.
Draft:2 ft. 5 in.
Other Resources:HCR
Gallery / Galleries:

OwnerYearsLocationBoat NameSail No.
Noble Foss    
Steve Ballentine? - 2005Cataumet, MA  
Toby Rodes2005 - 2017Blue Hill, ME  

This boat still has itís original quarter-sawn oak coamings and plywood decks. Per Bill Harding, this is the finest example of authenticity he has seen.

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