- Nels wrote:
>>there were a series of trailer sailers from NZ thatThe Hartleys are indeed multi-chine, but not stitch &
>>used water ballest and named "Hartley Trailer Sailers"
>>Do you recall those designs. They were multi chine
>>stitch and glue constrution as well.
glue.. they have solid frames and chine logs. They
are also not water-ballasted. I built their 14'
Trailer-Sailer many years ago as a first-time project.
It turned out to be a great boat.. had it over 30 years
and finally sold it this fall to make way for a new
Here's a link to the Hartley site:
Kurt P. Herzog
Grants Pass, OR 97526