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Old 17-09-2011, 18:55   #1
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Any Ideas on What Type of Boat 'this' Is ?

Was looking through our pics of Phuket, and came across this one. This was where we found ourselves taken by the idea of someday sailing around the world. Anyone have any idea what type of boat this is?
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Old 17-09-2011, 19:00   #2
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Re: Any ideas on what type of boat this is?

The type that is too big and too expensive for me

I wish boats had nameplates like cars.
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Old 17-09-2011, 19:06   #3
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Pre 1970, made of wood?
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An old Nicholson....??
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Old 17-09-2011, 19:37   #5
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In Latin America (where, I hear, they speak Latin) it's called a

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Re: Any ideas on what type of boat this is?

Yeah.... I'd have guessed a 1960s build... wood...
A classic if you've got the maintenance budget.
Could well be a Nicholson.
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Old 17-09-2011, 20:12   #7
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I knew you guys would have some ideas! I'll have to take a gander at some Nicholsons...
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Re: Any ideas on what type of boat this is?

Anyone have any idea what type of boat this is?


That is a sailboat. Just trying to be helpful.
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Re: Any ideas on what type of boat this is?

has lines of a spencer.





but it could be any big white sloop.....
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It has the long aft overhang of a Herreshoff, so I'd think a designer who emulates such.
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Re: Any ideas on what type of boat this is?

The Alondra of London is an 60 ft aft cockpit sloop and was designed by the world famous Philip Rhodes. Completed in 1965 totally in teak by famous yacht builder Cheoy Lee in Hong Kong.

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The Alondra of London is an 60 ft aft cockpit sloop and was designed by the world famous Philip Rhodes. Completed in 1965 totally in teak by famous yacht builder Cheoy Lee in Hong Kong.

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Hi Pierre,
Sounds like you know the boat?
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"Alondra" Classic Yacht For Sale
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Alondra's cockpit is too large to be safe at sea
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