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by Tusk
Thu April 18th, 2013, 5:24 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: Sailing characteristics Golden Hind
Replies: 9
Views: 4201

Re: Sailing characteristics Golden Hind

There is certainly something wrong if a Golden Hind cannot go to windward and tack in 38 knots. I suspect the boat is over canvased for the conditions. When we took delivery of our GH31 in 1980 Terry Erskin told me to sail the boat at a heel of not more than 15 degrees for best results and this was ...
by Tusk
Tue December 20th, 2011, 4:43 pm
Forum: General Board
Topic: spacious accommodation
Replies: 6
Views: 3428

Re: spacious accommodation

Maurice Griffiths designed the Golden Hind 31 specifically for live aboard long distance cruising and I suggest you look at one before you decide. I believe it is a much more substatial build than the ones you mention that were envisioned as coastal and offshore rather than ocean going. I have lived...
by Tusk
Thu December 9th, 2010, 11:31 pm
Forum: HELP ?
Topic: GH31 Inner Forestay
Replies: 4
Views: 2558

Re: GH31 Inner Forestay

When I purchased my GH31 new in 1980 twin forestays was an optional extra that I included in my order. But this arrangment comes with a short bowsprit that pushes the outer forestay ourboard about 1ft in front of the normal forestay and provides also for stowage of twin anchors. The purpose of the e...

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