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- Thu April 18th, 2013, 5:24 pm
- Forum: HELP ?
- Topic: Sailing characteristics Golden Hind
- Replies: 9
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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 ...
- Tue December 20th, 2011, 4:43 pm
- Forum: General Board
- Topic: spacious accommodation
- Replies: 6
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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...
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...