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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Cat-Ketch if you can.


Tanton 45.

-It has been a while since I have had a look at cat-ketch yachts and unstayed rigs.

-The following is from a small brochure printed years ago and serves the base for the present study of a new 40' version incorporating what I have learnt about this type of cruising boats over a period of 35 years since the first O.G.VW. 37 and the Tanton 43 followed by the 45 appeared on the scene.

-How did the cat ketch rig develop?