Tartan 33: Scheel Keel Pioneer

The Tartan 33’s offshore ambitions are evident in Cynosure, owned by Practical Sailor contributor Bill Herrmann.

By the late 1970s, the old Tartan 34 had become very dated. The boat had been in production for a decade, and hundreds of families had cut their racing and cruising teeth on the S&S keel/centerboarder. But the market was changing. Boats were faster and lighter, keels and rigs more efficient, interiors roomier and more […]
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