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Post: "Westsail 39 Vs. Fairweather Mariner"

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Bud Taplin
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Ed Parker purchased the Westsail 39 molds at the auction in 1980, and after building a few of the boats here, he shipped the molds to Taiwan, and a yard there built a few more for him. The yard then contracted with another company to build boats for them from the molds, and that company named their boat Fairweather Mariner 39. I don't know how many they imported, but the one I saw at a Long Beach boat show was very well constructed. I still have some of the Fairweather Mariner brochures.

If you are interested, I know of a partially finished Westsail 39 that is coming up for sale. The owner has passed away, and his widow now wants to sell the boat.

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