Staysail Sloop - A true classic and excellent blue water yacht. Build by Tartan on a Sparkman & Stephens design This handsome yacht with fine lines, moderate draft and a skeg-hung rudder embodies the tradition of Sparkman and Stephens; Only 36 were made. This boat has had a full paint job hull, deck gelcoat and mast, main hatch changed, etc.. owner is now going over all small things that are left to make her almost perfect for you.
This Tartan 42 model has everything to be exceptional, right from birth; The designer Sparkman & Stephens has a proven and unmatched record for delivering innovative and successful designs for all types of vessels and the builder Tartan maintained a traditional quality-crafted designs and sailing performance as the top priority. Tartan firmly believes that a cruising boat should sail well, be weatherly, perform in light air and be seakindly in a blow. In commissioning Sparkman & Stephens to design the Tartan 42, such sailing characteristics were given the highest priority. The interior is comfortable not just at anchor but equally in a seaway; the appointments are designed for use and installed securly to remain dependably functional. She has wide, uncluttered decks and easily-handled cutter rig with dual furlers, ample sea berths, storage and tankage for long passages and with its 5’ draft Scheel keel and skeg mounted rudder, is ideally suited for blue water adventures and shallow water cruising.