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Advice for Swede 55 buyer

A while ago an American contacts me regarding the purchase of a secondhand Swede 55. As former 55 sailor he is familiar with the boat. Embossed by the 55, he has a particular boat at the eastern seaboard of the US in mind and seeks advice whether to inspect it at all or not. He books advice to find an …

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Which spar is it?

A customer wants a jockey pole for his S 30 cruising square metre boat for spinnaker sailing at closer angles. Together with matching eye plates to hang on the side of the mast this is no big deal. The boom and fittings are requested from the leading mast builder Seldén via the Hamburg agent Herman Gotthardt. Seldén probably supplied the …