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Boat Directory: Butterfly
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Specifications for Butterfly
Length           12 ft.
Beam              4 ft. 6 in.
Draft               1 ft. 3 in.
Sail Area         75 sq. ft.
Hull Weight     137 lbs.
John Barnett

Source: A Field Guide to Sailboats, Richard
M. Sherwood, 2nd Ed., 1994, page 14
Links to more photos:
Sailboat Data
Links to How to Fix articles:
Wind Line Sails -
How to install an inspection port
How to Replace an Old Style Rudder
with a New One
Fixing a Loose Foam Block in Your
Sunfish Hull.
How to find that leak!
Repairing a Split in a Hull/Deck Joint
Removing a Metal Sunfish Bailer
A quick and effective wind indicator
Sunfish Racing Sail Bending On and
Tuning Guide
The Points of Sailboat Maintenance
Sunfish Direct - Miscellaneous Repairs
and Maintenance
Sunfish Forum -
Fixing foam block
Hairline cracks in gelcoat-Need to fix?
Fixing a "holey" Sunfish
Fiberglass repair
Install inspection port(s)???
Sailing Texas -
How to install a new Sunfish pintle
How to Reset the Sunfish Bow Eye
Anything-Sailing - Butterfly
Torresen Marine - Butterfly Parts
Links to How to Fix videos:
See below books
Links to
Windward Boatworks

User Groups:
Active Fleets with websites
yahoo groups - Worldwide Butterfly sailing
Butterfly Fleet 20 in Dallas Texas
Class Association:
National Butterfly Association

Informational articles:
Northern Lake Sailboats - Rigging a Butterfly
Torresen Marine - Rigging Instructions

Outside - Review: The Small-Boat Revolution
iBoats - Butterfly for a Beginner
How to sail articles:
Associated Content -
How to Rig a Sunfish Sailboat
Your First Sailboat
Sunfish Club Aruba - Tips & Tricks

How to sail videos:
See below books
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