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1965 Aluminium sloop 54′ Tara

Strong and fast “Tara” is equipped with self-tailing winches, coffee grinder, new sails,
and many ongoing upgrades.
She will be in need of a paint job soon, but still handsome and ready to sail

LOA: 53.75 feet
LWL: 37 feet
Beam: 13.75 feet
Displacement: 42600 pound
Ballast: 21300 pound
Motorvermogen: 85 HP

Fuel: 125 gallon
Water: 100 gallon
Holding: 20 gallon

Sail inventory and rig
New 13oz 105% Jib
New 10oz 150% Jib
New 8 oz 1705 jib
Main older heavy double stitched still strong
Head stay and back stay replaced 1994

Every once in a while a very special yacht listing comes available.
Tara is just one of those rare occasions. She was built as a custom racer for John “Don”
McNamara and designed by Bill Luders.
Don McNamara was a bronze Olympian in 5.5 meters, co-captained the 12 meter
“Nefertitti”, and campaigned “Tara” in the SORC. He knew what he wanted in a racing boat.
“Tara” is a beautiful example of the CCA rule of the sixties and still sailing and breaking
hearts today.
Comfortable on the race course, but also a comfortable cruising boat, An adaptive yawl rig
makes her capable of easy handling with a shorthanded crew.

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