"Any damn fool can navigate the world sober. It takes a really good sailor to do it drunk." - Sir Francis Chichester when asked why he carried so much alcohol on his solo sail around the world.

Monday, April 19, 2021

 Here's a 1992 Cruising World review of the Tripp 47. Because of size restrictions it's easiest to read by clicking on each page below.



Wednesday, April 7, 2021

1992 Sailing World Tripp 47 Ad

 Here's an ad from Sailing World, October 1992. The thing that stands out for me is the LW (waterline length) of 38'10". My measured waterline is listed as 40.33'. I wonder if they declared a shorter length to make the boat appear slower, at least rating wise.