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Does Tartan still make sailboats?


Does Tartan still make sailboats?

Tartan Marine (also called Tartan Yachts) is an American boat builder based in Painesville, Ohio on Lake Erie. The company specializes in the design and manufacture of fiberglass sailboats. The company was founded by Charles Britton in 1971….Tartan Marine.

Type Privately held company
Products Sailboats
Website www.tartanyachts.com

Are pilothouse sailboats good?

Pilothouse sailboats are often favored by cruisers who plan to make extended rain-or-shine voyages, or trips through areas with cold weather. They’re also a top pick of retirees who don’t want to spend a lot of time in the sun, or being rained on.

Are Tayana sailboats any good?

This boat is quite heavy by today’s standards, but it sails remarkably well and can serve effectively as both a coastal and bluewater cruiser. It has a particularly strong reputation as an offshore boat and is certainly one of the more popular bluewater cruisers ever built.

What is a pilot house ketch?

A pilothouse yacht is one where the design and layout allow the crew to keep a safe and effective watch without having to be on deck. Most pilothouse yachts have an inside steering position, but this is not essential provided that it only takes a few seconds to reach the cockpit.

Is Hunter sailboats still in business?

Hunter Marine is an American boat builder, now known as Marlow-Hunter, LLC, owned by David E. Marlow. The company also produces the Mainship powerboat brand….Hunter Marine.

Type Limited liability company
Headquarters Alachua, Florida , United States
Key people President: David E. Marlow (since August 2012)
Products Sailboats

Where are Tayana sailboats made?

Production on the model began in 1992 and has continued for going on 30 years. Tayana yachts are built at the Ta Yang yard in Taiwan, where many of today’s finest yacht builders can be found. Ta Yang started building boats in the late 1970’s with the Tayana 37, another renowned Perry design.