|Our boat is on the T-head of a long pier. There are lots of slips filled |
with some very nice boats, including a Hinckley Bermuda 40.
|Recently, a classic wooden Sparkman & Stevens 58 moved onto our dock--her |
name is Windalier. She was built in 1962 by the famous boatbuilder
Abeking & Rasmussen in Germany--she is now 53 years old.
|She has a long overhanging stern and the stern pulpit continues the graceful angle of the stern. |
While her overall length is 58 feet, her waterline length is only 39 feet.
|These large curvaceous dorades supply plenty of fresh air to the cabin below.|
|The beauty of this bow fitting is a testament to the boat builder--everything fits together perfectly.|
|I'm not sure how big this Bruce anchor is--maybe 66 pounds?|
|Her carbon fiber mast was added since her original build by one of her many owners. |
The decks are teak over plywood.
|The cockpit area includes many large self-tailing winches for various purposes.|
|Her double planking on oak frames are finished so smoothly that the hull looks like fiberglass.|