Classic Snipe Database Record
Current Owner: Bert Tietje, 11915 Atlantic Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90066
Year Built: around 1966
Builder: Home Built
Hull Material: Plywood with Fiberglass Sheathing
Restoration Status: Some restoration in 2012 by previous owner
Boat Restoration Website: http://snipefleet24.org/teejaroo/
Boat Location: South Coast Corinthian Yacht Club, Marina Del Rey, CA
Boat History: This boat was a “rescue”! The previous owner “had too many projects” and he was very happy to hand it off.
Since the last owner’s “restoration” the floor boards were renewed and a bottom “flotation” styrofoam was taken out. A plywood cover on styrofoam over the plywood planks would have potentially trapped moisture and was taken out to avoid the risk of damage to the plywood planks. A partial re – rigg was necessary including Vectran upgrades for the halyards.
Last updated November 9, 2015
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