Sparkman Stephens 30 & Open 30

Bluenose Yachts is Proud to Offer the Brand New Open 30 – Now Featuring a 42% Larger Cockpit than the S&S30

Sparkman Stephens Open 30

Open 30

Sparkman & Stephens 30

Sparkman & Stephens 30 Reviews

Sparkman & Stephens 30

By Andrew Burtonsparkman-stephens-30Harking back to one of Olin Stephens’s well-known designs from 1935, the pretty S&S 30 is nevertheless a very modern boat. Like the original, a 30-footer named Babe, it was built for coastal racing and daysailing, although in Babe’s day “coastal” included racing overnight the 150 miles from Florida to Nassau in the Bahamas. This sweet 30-footer is equally capable of satisfying the desires of many different types of sailors.

Hand-laid E Glass in vinylester resin sandwiches a polymer foam core in both the hull and the deck. To avoid crushing the core and for strength, the through-hulls and deck hardware are fastened through solid glass. Along the centerline the hull is also solid glass. A molded liner drops in for interior stiffeners, and the external lead keel is bolted to a short sump, which gives bilge water a place to go rather than sloshing around in the accommodations.

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