Archive for October, 2009

Pictures of my Harstad

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Published in: Boat Information on October 30, 2009 at11:56 am Comments (0)

Weakness in Rudder

I have recently found a weak spot in the rudder linkage on my boat.  It seems that Harstad used a weak gudgeon on these boats.  On the way back from Catalina, we had our lower support snap, and then later the upper snapped.  When the upper went, we lost all control and had to call […]

Published in: Boat Information on October 28, 2009 at10:00 am Comments (0)

Work to be Done on Our New Boat

We have just recently bought our Harstad 31′ and have not yet had the chance to sail her, although we did a bit of a sea trial with the previous owner before consummating the deal.  The diesel ran great and the sails went up and down without a hitch.  The paint is all in good […]

Published in: General Postings on October 9, 2009 at7:33 am Comments (0)

The Harstad 31

Specifications: Builder: Harstad Trawler Company Model: Harstad 31 Designer: W.I.B. Crealock Auxiliary: 20 hp Diesel Yanmar 2WM20H LOA: 32′ LOD: 31′ 7″ W: 26′ 4″ Beam: 8′ Draft; 3′ 6″ Cabin Headroom: 6’6″ Year Model: 1976 Hull #: 008 Rig: Ketch Hull Material: Fiberglass Sailboat Weight: 8000 lbs which includes the keell/ ballast weight Keel/ […]

Published in: Boat Information on October 7, 2009 at6:23 am Comments (0)