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Old 04-02-2013, 10:00   #1
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There is a 44 ft ketch on ebay but they dont know who made it ..The Id Number starts with He##### would this be a Hinkley or what?
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Old 04-02-2013, 10:07   #2
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Need the first 3 letters for manufacture id
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Re: Make of boat

it looks like a Formosa to me.
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According to the USGC data base it is a HIERS O/B SERVICE P O BOX 412 NEW ELLENTON SC

likely a small builder there were many in the 70's and this is a 1977 build
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Re: Make of boat

[QUOTE=scoundrel;1147963]it looks like a Formosa to me.[/QUOTE

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Re: Make of boat

That Pearson Countess 44 near that listing looks like a cool old boat, new engine, cruising gear etc. Pretty boat. 44' PEARSON KETCH- 1965/2011- Circumnavigation ready!! in Sailboats | eBay Motors
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Old 04-02-2013, 11:02   #7
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That Pearson Countess 44 near that listing looks like a cool old boat, new engine, cruising gear etc. Pretty boat. 44' PEARSON KETCH- 1965/2011- Circumnavigation ready!! in Sailboats | eBay Motors
That boat has been for sale for a long time,I like it too..
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That Countess is a pretty early example of fiberglass boats I guess. Wonder if the deck is solid glass or cored?
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Iv seen that boat all over the internet for sale.
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