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Name of Boat

Tropic Bird
(Previously nil)

Owner's Name

John & Michelle Moores 

Boat Location

Gold Coast 

Registration No.

Sail No.

Dimensions

Feet & Inches  Outside of stem to outside of transom

Overall Length

29ft 

Maximum Draft

3ft9 

Maximum Beam

9ft6 

Centreplate Case Length

Full Keel 

Construction

Planking
Structure
Framing

Carvel Clinker
Open 1/2 Cabin Cabin

Rig

Gaff Lug

Ballast

Weight

3000lb 

Material

lead 

Engine

Make

Volvo Penta 

Horsepower

25HP 

Heritage

Built

Launched 1969 

Builder

HT & J. Moores 

Designer

LF Herreshoff 

History

Built in Brisbane by HTM (my father) from 1966 to 1969. We owned her until about 1976 when she was sold. I was able to purchase her again in 2005 and have been slowly restoring her.
Pine strip planked, raised sheerline, ketch rig.
 

Race Record

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