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Old 05-10-2009, 17:25   #1
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Thoughts on Calkins Motorsailors...

Hi all,
I was curious if anyone has any real world experience with these yachts? What are their pros and cons. Thanks for your time and help.
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Wendell H. Calkins isn’t a household name in yacht design.
Sailboat Designs of Wendell H.*Calkins

Since only a handful (5?) of these wooden boats were built (early 60's), you may have difficulty finding anyone with “real world” experience.

Apparently, well-known yacht designer Doug Peterson is/was a partner in “Sabrina”.

http://www.sail-world.com/usa/index.cfm?nid=43250&rid=4

http://www.boatworld.com/index.html?sub=Doug-Peterson

Here’s a Sports Illustrated “fantasy world” review
The new Calkins 50-foot motorsailer combines the comfort - 03.04.63 - SI Vault
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Thanks for the extra information Gord!! A walking warehouse of information!! You never cease to amaze me!! thanks again for your help and time!
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