Scamp Balanced-Lug Rigging Tutorial

Posted by on Jan 11, 2019 in Best of GHBoats, SCAMP | 0 comments

By popular request… at long last, a video tutorial about rigging the SCAMP Sailboat, with its balanced lug rig! It can look a bit intimidating at first if you’re only familiar with sloop-rigged boats, but it’s actually pretty simple once you know what you’re doing. We hope you find this helpful! ⛵️ As a side note, this tutorial is also helpful for the Melonseed, which uses the same essential balanced-lug rig. The...

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Sold : 12′ SCAMP

Posted by on Apr 26, 2018 in Available Now | 3 comments

This 12′ Scamp sailboat, Snug, was commissioned in 2014 not only with all the usual options for a Scamp – the owner also wanted an electric drive unit installed. We rose to the challenge and replaced the water ballast with spill-proof, deep-cycle AGM batteries, for a total of over 300 amp hours of capacity. Coupled with a retractable drive unit on the transom, that’s enough power for 5 hours of cruising at full throttle....

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SCAMP Review in Small Craft Advisor Magazine!

Posted by on Oct 20, 2017 in Press Reviews, SCAMP |

Exciting news that’s been a long time coming . . . the Small Craft Advisor magazine released their first formal review of the SCAMP!  For a bit of backstory, the SCAMP, which stands for Small Craft Advisor Magazine Project, was originally conceived by the magazine as a kit boat that would meet the needs of adventurous small craft sailors.  It was designed by a team of passionate and knowledgeable small-craft experts that Small Craft...

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Mailbag: What Have We Been Up To?

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017 in Boat Shows |

This season has been a busy one. With boat shows and parades, we seem to have a new event every week. Here are some photos from our recent adventures! This is from the Gig Harbor Maritime Parade back in early June. One of our very own boats made an appearance and Dave got to pull it with his ranch wagon.   Our latest event was the Tacoma Festival of Sail! It was great being able to meet so many of you and take part in all the activities they...

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