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finn- or something else

Post by Obscured by clouds » Wed Aug 09, 2017 1:36 pm

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1960s-Fast-Ge ... 2516262046

the mast socket seems a bit far back, and theres a hole in the front of the deck
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Re: finn- or something else

Post by azimuth » Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:43 pm

I don't think it's a Finn, as you say the mast socket is too far back. Maybe an o jolle if a single hander but the bow hole looks like the remains of a spinnaker chute so maybe a double hander - was there a small version of a Flying Dutchman?
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Re: finn- or something else

Post by Graham L » Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:16 pm

Flying Junior?

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Re: finn- or something else

Post by JimC » Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:35 pm

Ebay tape measure. I reckon its an FD, I can see the characteristic FD genoa sheeting points.

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Post by Rupert » Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:49 pm

I agree FD, Mirror looks tiny beside it. FJ is quite different.
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Post by jpa_wfsc » Fri Aug 11, 2017 9:21 pm

FD for sure - but left outside uncovered for 5 years? That is an awful long time and I suspect she will need much TLC.
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Re: finn- or something else

Post by LASERTOURIST » Wed Aug 30, 2017 6:12 pm

most probably a FD but if the measure at 16 Ft is correct could also be a Korsar (privateer - corsair) . famous mader boatyard made quite a nuber of them along with the top range FD and the tamer hard chine Kielzugvogel or Pirats

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Re: finn- or something else

Post by Tony L. » Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:42 pm

If it's 16ft long then it's not an FD unless someone has cut 3' 10" off it at sone time. Certainly not a Flying Junior.

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Re: finn- or something else

Post by LASERTOURIST » Sun Sep 03, 2017 9:40 am

The Flying Junior was mostly produced in Italy by ALPA and in the US by Harken/vanguard, there are not many of them in germany.
On the other hand Pirats and Korsars were active classes there for junior championships and back inthe 80's had a specific racing course at the KielerWoche.

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