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Capt Mike
08-22-2010, 08:07 PM
Has anyone built a Shell Boat "Swifty" 11 or 12. If you have not built one have you ever sailed one?

Thanks,
Capt Mike

Cecil Borel
08-23-2010, 07:24 AM
I built the boat about 18 years ago. She sails well. I have been very pleased with her. http://gallery.me.com/cecilborel/100015/IMG_1728/web.jpg?ver=12825659350001

Rich Jones
08-23-2010, 07:50 AM
I helped build one years ago with my brother-in-law. The kit went together very well with no problems. The boat is very stable and we've had it out in 2 'waves on Lake Champlain on a breezy day. In retrospect, it was a little too breezy that day for that boat. The rig doesn't lend itself to very good upwind work, though.