Tord Sundén, 1955
Fractional Sloop. LOA 27' Beam 7' 6" Draft 3' 11"A brilliantly modified King’s Cruiser, Patina was rescued from a Maine roadside in 2011, stripped to her hull and rebuilt from the keel up in 2012. Fastened new keel bolts; crafted a new sternpost, floor timbers, cockpit staving and engine housing. Refinished her unique fore and aft cockpit wells. Rebuilt Yanmar engine and installed a new instrument panel. Wooded and faired the hull and original mahogany transom. The ‘big sister’ of the popular post-WWII Swedish Folkboat, Patina races – and cruises -- with simplicity and remarkable speed. Winner 2012 Jim Brown Memorial Trophy Oyster Bay Classic Yacht Racing.