Moore 24 gets a butt job

Published on April 16th, 2013

The venerable Moore 24 just seems to get better with age, and like any collectors item, owners take pride of their possessions and will go to all lengths to make the boat as cool and competitive as possible. A few years back, Santa Cruz boat builder and fiberglass maestro Gary Tracy was the 1st to a take a sawzall to hull hull # 127 and bring to the boat a whole new level of “I want” to the fleet. There are now 10 or more modified Moore 24’s with the open transom on the West Coast and certainly more to follow. Although the class remains adamant about keeping the boats as equal as possible and not creating any class spending warfare, they do accept the open transom so long as it does not over lighten the boat, the work must be done with conventional cloth and resin, exotics are dis allowed. – Read on

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