Shermann Hoyt 1929 design International 8mR Classic for sale

Helsinki, Finland, Scandinavia

$169,150USD
Listed price €145,000 EUR

General information
Make/model
Shermann Hoyt 1929 design International 8mR Classic
Category
Used sail boat for sale
Price
$169,150 USD | Listed price €145,000 EUR
Name of boat
Lara
Year
1929
Length overall
46'8"
Length waterline
30'7"
Length on deck
46'8"
Beam
8'0"
Draft
6'6"
Displacement
9.37 tons (U.S.)
Hull
Mahogany on oak frame
Keel
Long Keel
Location
Helsinki, Finland, Scandinavia

About this Shermann Hoyt 1929 design International 8mR Classic

English

Lara is a 1929 Shermann Hoyt design built at the famous Nevins yard on City Island, New York. Lara sailed the East Coast of United States until late 1970’s, until sold to Toronto, Canada, where she was actively raced from the Royal Canadian Yacht Club. In 1993 Lara was acquired to Helsinki, Finland, where she has continued racing. Lara has had extensive work done over the years, including a new deck and cockpit, renewal of the underwater planks and interior. In 2020 she had a 18hp Yanmar diesel engine installed to make manoevring to port and short-handed easier. The engine has been installed so that it is reasonably easy to remove, if required, though there has not been noticeable effect to speed.

Lara has beautiful lines and is magically fast especially downwind. Her hull is mahogany on oak frames with a teak deck. Her hull has been strengthened with SP System ceramic coating. In the Worlds Lara races in the SIRA class, which is the largest sub-class. She has an aluminium mast and North Sales kevlar sails (incl. main, no 1, no 2 and no 3 and spinnakers). The running rigging and trims have been designed so that she is also easy to sail short-handed. The interior is stylish and has been fitted with four bunks, galley, toilet and two portable mahogany caskets for cruising gear. During racing the caskets are left ashore making the cockpit spaceous for the crew.

Lara is an absolute joy to sail. She is a fast racer, but also fun to cruise. Her beauty catches lot of attention. More photos: https://www.facebook.com/8mRLara

Beautiful Shermann Hoyt 1929 design 8mR Lara

Shermann Hoyt 1929 design International 8mR Classic

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Propulsion
Engine
Yanmar 18hp
Fuel
Diesel
Fuel capacity
8 gallons (U.S.)
Maximum speed
5 mph
Accommodation
Number of cabins
2
Number of berths
4
Passenger capacity
7
Additional Accommodation Details
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