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Old 25 October 2005, 14:55   #41
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what are sigma yachts like? Friend is thinking of buying a 33 or 38 and they seem to have a pretty loyal following?
Get a good survey a lot of them are raced to ruin. Used and abused,
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Old 27 October 2005, 05:36   #42
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So are you a bit of a sailor then pressman
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Old 27 October 2005, 06:08   #43
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what are sigma yachts like? Friend is thinking of buying a 33 or 38 and they seem to have a pretty loyal following?
Variable! Some are raced and trashed, others are well looked after.
Structures are normally OK - although there are known "problems" with certain areas. However, these can all be put right.

The most difficult thing to put right in a "raced and trashed" version will be getting the interior to look half decent.
They are often sailed like dinghies with little or no regard paid to the interior.

Have looked at many.
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Sigmas sail very well, and are popular racing boats, I believe they a seperate start on the round the island race for the Sigma 32. Watch out for ex training boats as these have had a hard life.

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Hey Donuts. Are you a Ring or a Solid nut? Do you have jam squirted into your insides?

Used to race a Sigma 38 locally. Great accomodation and good sailers too. But, as the others have said they used to be the boat of choice for corporate charter before the advent of Jeanneau et al. There are many local Sigmas that are ex charter boats, (quite a few operated out of Shamrock Quay), avoid those, get a privately owned boat without a racing history and it'll probably be a good 'un.

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That was the wife saying that

Yes she has done a fair bit of sailing
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what do people think of the humber ocean pro as an offshore rib?
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Hey Donuts. Are you a Ring or a Solid nut? Do you have jam squirted into your insides?

Used to race a Sigma 38 locally. Great accomodation and good sailers too. But, as the others have said they used to be the boat of choice for corporate charter before the advent of Jeanneau et al. There are many local Sigmas that are ex charter boats, (quite a few operated out of Shamrock Quay), avoid those, get a privately owned boat without a racing history and it'll probably be a good 'un.

Cheers, Hard1
cheers hard1 - definitely a jammy donut, cheers for the advice
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Are you afraid of telling us your sailing stories pressman.
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