Can anybody ID this 17' Homebuilt Day Sailer?

Discussion in 'Boat Design' started by MooneyDriver, May 4, 2013.

  1. MooneyDriver
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    MooneyDriver New Member

    I recently bought this boat on craigslist. It is a 17' sheet plywood cabin day sailer with a swing keel. It has fiberglass sheathing on the hull. It was first registered in 1993.

    I am particularly wondering how to rig the mast. It came with an aluminum mast with fixed spreader and boom. The mast mounts on top of the cabin, to a bracket between the two U brackets you can see in the last picture in the album. I'm not sure how the mast is rigged other than that, as it did not come with any stays.

    Here's the album:

    Update: Jacques Mertens at and Chuck at duckworks have both suggested that it may be a Hartley. It looks a lot like a Hartley 16 or 18, so I'm going to do some measurements and see if she's just a slightly odd looking Hartley.
    Last edited: May 7, 2013
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