1976 Tartan 30 C

1976 Tartan 30 C $8,500



Please call owner Christopher at 203-725-6740.

Boat is in Portland, Connecticut.

Best Offer.

Tartan 30C (1976) – Competition version of the Tartan 30 with 3’ more mast and 6” more draft and 550 pounds more ballast, set up for racing with special hardware; PHRF = 169 as currently equipped.

A classic and much sought after boat, modeled aesthetically after the Sparkman and Stephens Tartan 34; comfortable, seaworthy, much more solidly built that newer boats; still competitive.

This particular boat was built for a V.P. of Tartan Marine and had some extra nice wood work and such added.

Interior pictures predate refinishing of interior wood and adding of sliding doors of cabinets.

Other pictures predate new sails and boom cover, which formerly had blue Sunbrella and now have green Sunbrella.

The bottom was media blasted (walnut shells) this spring (2016), sealed with Pettit Protect Gray High Build Epoxy Barrier Primer Coat (two coats), sanded smooth, then coated with 2 coats of Pettit Vivid antifouling paint.

Vivid is a hard but ablative paint — the best of both worlds — that remains effective for multiple seasons.

The boat will nevertheless include a nearly full gallon of Pettit Vivid for an additional coat at your discretion.

The over cost for the new bottom – media blasting, epoxy sealing, and antifouling paint — was about $2000, plus many weekends of grueling labor!

Engine · Atomic 4 with new Moyer head and more new parts; runs great.

Electronics · Garmin 2010C 10” GPS Chartplotter & antenna with northeast US chart chip; has “Man Overboard” button · Datamarine Speed Log display with thru-hull transponder · Datamarine Depth display with thru-hull transponder · Datamarine Wind Direction and Wind Speed display with masthead unit · Raymarine radio (recent model).

Sail Inventory - (mostly new sails that have seen little use – hence the sale of the boat; new zippered “sausage” style deck bags for all head sails – replacing these sails alone would cost about $6000) · Challenge Warp Drive tri-radial main sail (2015) · Challenge Warp Drive tri-radial roller furling genoa (2016), deck bag · Challenge NFS64 tri-radial Windseeker (high aspect light air sail) (2016), deck bag · 100% blade (high aspect heavy weather jib), deck bag · Tri-radial spinnaker with launch bag · New boom cover.

Hardware- · Harken roller furling system with twin foil for head sails · Garhauer roller bearing genoa cars with pulley systems for instant lead angle adjustments · Multiple winches, including 2 per side for head sails (separate jib and spinnaker winches) · Racing boom with internal outhaul, flattener, and reef lines (2), reef hooks · Mast with internal halyards, including two jib halyards · Cunningham tackle with hook · New main sheet with two Lewmar High-Load triple sheave racing blocks · Backstay tensioner, ratcheted · Baby stay with Harken Magic Box tension adjustment (for mast bend) · Spinnaker pole · Whisker pole · Slotted aluminum toe rail (handy for snatch blocks or other hardware like to change lead angles and such) · All necessary halyards, lines, and sheets plus extras (spinnaker sheets new in 2016), winch handles, etc. · Rollers for smooth tacking of head sail on lifelines and baby stay · Stainless steel, stern-mounted folding swim ladder.

Safety gear- · Life Jackets (5) with whistles and new water active strobes · 2 new jack lines and 3 new West Marine harnesses · Horseshoe ring with mount · Life Sling in mounting bag · Throw line in quick toss bag.

Miscellaneous- · Dodger with “roller blinds” to protect Isinglass or afford privacy · Stainless steel grill with mount · Recently reupholstered interior · Clock and barometer · Brass oil lamp · Ensign with pole · Danforth and Bruce anchors with chain and rode for each.

More- Also available is a 9 ½’ Dyer Dhow with complete sailing rig, oars and locks, and a Seagull 2 h.p. engine that runs beautifully -$1200.


Contact Name: Christopher Contact Phone: 203-725-6740 Type: Sail Year: 1976 Length: 30′ City: Portland State: Connecticut Engine: Atomic 4 Engine Count: 1 Engine Hours: Drive: Inboard Horsepower: 25 Fuel: Gas Hull Material: fiberglass Beam: 10′ Draft: 5′ 6″ Condition: excellent
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