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My S2 6.8 - Hull Number 144 (1979)

Purchased, Aug 8. 2009
Brought it home Aug. 10, 2009

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Here are the specs that Ray listed in the Craig's List ad:
Hull Type: Finn (shoal draft)
Rig Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 22.33
LWL: 18.25
Beam: 8.00
Draft (max.) 2.00
SA: 210
Displacement: 3050
Ballast: 1100
Builder: S2 Yachts (USA)
Hull: Fiberglass
Bal. type: Lead
Includes cast iron centerboard. Draft with board up is the same as the standard model. Draft (BD) is 4.5'.
- North Sails Main & 125% Jib
- 155% Harstick Genoa
- Original Main &
- Original 85% Jib,
- 140% Genoa

EZ Loader Tandem Axle Trailer
Whisker Pole
New Interior Cushions

I would add,
Johnson Sailmaster 9.9 hp engine (long shaft), electric start
AM/FM stereo radio
FM Marine radio (old but it works)
Fire extinguisher

Some photos from Ray sailing her on Lake Erie

September 17, 2010

I traded the S2 for 1986 O'Day. Here's the S2 on the trailer ready to head South. I owned the boat just a little over a year, and I enjoyed it very much. I learned a lot, including that a little smaller boat would server me better.