As a weekender or coastal cruiser, the Marshall has much to recommend it, especially to those who can fully exploit its shallow draft, who revel in catboat lore, and who value the boats simplicity and the challenge of its big rig. Given the Marshall 22s overall sturdiness and market value, such core repairs are usually worthwhile. Positioned as the companys family cruiser, the 5,660-pound displacement 22 is a hefty little vessel. Thank you very much. “(A new owner) will have to get used to the weather helm issue, more work and attention to raising the mainsail with its gaff, etc. Today, new-boat prices range from the base $76,900 to around $90,000 or more. “The boat performs very well in light airs. Everything looks and feels solid. Its a dry boat for its size, but the dodger is an asset once seas build to three feet and winds exceed 15 knots. What he needed was an owner to test it on â a dyed-in-the-wool catboat skipper who would commit to the project and be patient as the new component took shape. 43.4' Elan Impression Annapolis, Maryland Asking $169,000. While this arrangement keeps the cockpit open, we’d be quick to do as Hank Benjamin has done, and reroute the sheet to a cam cleat on the aft end of the centerboard trunk. Although the original issue is sold out, we do offer a reprint of the feature-length Boat Review article of the Marshall Sanderling, including owner feedback on categories like: Performance, Trailering and Launching, Seaworthiness, Accommodations, Quality, Compromises and Value. Boat gets many compliments.” William D. Webster, 1974 Annie. But owner Stephen Ente makes sense when he says “It’s more financially rewarding to charter a 40-foot boat for the one week I’ll actually cruise, and own a smaller, less expensive boat for my regular afternoon daysails with friends and the occasional weekend trip.”. Clearly, a 22-foot catboat is not for everyone. As for weatherliness, we heard everything from 45 to 60 when we asked owners how high she’ll point. And a few peculiarities concerning the handling. The Marshall 22 is a rugged, sea-kindly boat with classic looks that will turn heads in any harbor. The workmanship is outstanding, and Marshall Marine stands behind its product.” Joe Myerson, 1972 Bayberry. Marshall 22 Photos. Dodger is 71â wide, bimini is 76â wide. Some owners have installed a dorade vent. BobM. With 850 pounds of interior lead ballast, a wide beam, and modest deadrise, the 22 barely budges when one steps aboard. After a long time modeling the boat-there were no drawings from which to work-Marshall and his foreman constructed what they thought looked like the perfect catboat. 18' Marshall Sanderling Trenton, Maine Asking $18,200. Since each boat is “made-to-order,” few modifications appear necessary to satisfy owners. Each scupper drains through a seacock located beneath the companionway steps. FINAL ADVERTISED PRICE: $29,000 - - - - STOCK #077044 This boat is no longer available for sale. They built eleven boats that year. 43.4' Elan Impression Annapolis, Maryland Asking $169,000. It does have a weather helm, but if you are overpowered the boat will head up and make things obvious. An opening port is located at the front of the cabin on many boats, and many have optional louvered cabin doors. Most 22s have a forward hatch that is not hinged and requires a make-shift support to hold it open. Said one owner: The dodger is a must as it vastly increases living space and crew comfort. When he returned from naval service in the South Pacific, Marshall acquired a 28-foot catboat that he promptly modified with an 8-foot bowsprit and a 52-foot mast. A big centerboard trunk with a hinged table divides the cabin. I do know that the Nonsuch line produced the 18' Naiad (Bill Wickett, who periodically visits owned one). Very dry. Ventilation can be an issue. fool you-this is a fairly big boat. The Yanmar diesel inboard is Sanderling’s most expensive option-but it’s more efficient and far better looking than an outboard dangling from the transom. Camp stoves and portable coolers are common accessories. It was possible for a couple to get the mast up. Jack Tar is a Marshall Sanderling 17 Most told us the Sanderling’s gaff rig performs nearly as well as the average marconi rig-particularly in lighter air. Sakonnet 23 Photos. The new fiberglass Sanderling had a strong sheer, crowned cabin and an underbody more modern than most traditional catboats. 2010 Yamaha 6 hp. Very light air performance-0 to 5 knots or so-is hampered somewhat by the boats weight and prop drag. Remember that catboats were originally designed to function without the use of auxiliary power. Marshall overview. They slap around in heavy seas. No interior liner is used, contributing to easy maintenance, but some boats have dressy cedar staving thats an option for both cabin and cockpit. Marshall 18 Sanderling Open Daysailer. . By inserting this wrench and turning it 90 I can now easily raise the mast up and the second man can easily lower it down.”. “Boat is constructed very well. Jiffy reefing, additional reef points, solar vents, and the addition of an electrical system, were the only modifications mentioned. Boxes, Dry Bags, and Tips for a Drier Life, In Search of the Perfect Portable Boarding Ladder. Engine access is excellent through a big hatch in the cockpit sole. “This is a great boat for choppy bays in windy areas. She was responsive and stable throughout. This enduring fiberglass catboat is good choice for classic boat enthusiasts. The ice box of the earlier glass/plywood is almost certain to need replacement as most develop rot in the plywood, leak air, and offer insufficient insulation. The mast, relocated from forepeak to cabin, does compromise the interior somewhat. Construction is unquestionably solid, and the 22 packs a lot of living space into its beamy hull. . A line that comes to mind there is the Marshall Catboats. The M-22 is roomy enough for a family of four and simple enough for a couple to enjoy a relaxing weekend away from home. Some checking can be expected on the interior face of the plywood main cabin bulkhead, but its generally cosmetic. Both boats are still produced today by Marshall Marine in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts, and the company is now run by Breck's son Geoff. The hull and deck (and other components) are molded, as they always have been, by Pine Grove Plastics in Freetown, Mass. It makes a decent table but cramps foot room. This company tooled up to build Bill Tripps iconic Block Island 40 in the late 1950s. In 1963, Breck Marshall developed and built his first fiberglass 18 ft Sanderling cat in a New Hampshire dairy barn. Cabin and cockpit coamings are solid glass while the cabintop and foredeck are foam-cored except where hardware is installed. Competitive sailors emphasize that keeping the mast raked forward is vital to upwind performance as is peaking the sail as high as possible. A stainless-steel socket for the boom crutch is mounted on the cockpit coaming. The 12-gallon aluminum fuel tank is located at the forward end of the cockpit beneath starboard seat. 27' Hunter 27 WK Tall Timbers Marina, Maryland Asking $13,000. The Marshall 22 is an evocative rendition of a classic Cape Cod catboat. “It performs well in heavy weather. A renewed bead of caulk along the joint will reduce but not eliminate the problem as will the cockpit dodger. Composed of 25 plies, the mast step is laminated in its own mold. He says the trailer has always kept straight and behaved well, but he’d feel more comfortable with a double-axle and trailer brakes. There's a Sanderling here and I see a couple out on the water many weekends enjoying themselves. Other than the minor inconvenience of reeling in the lengthy catboat-mainsheet (75 feet total) on jibes, she was easy to handle. These hard-working craft that first appeared in the mid-1800s were designed to cope with the strong winds, square chop and perilous shoals around Cape Cod and beyond. Sandpiper Photos. Thatâs saying a lot, considering that the Sanderling is a 47-year-old design, an acknowledged classic already admired â¦ A survey is advisable. Those considering purchase of older M22s are likely to find the original gelcoat remains in excellent condition. When the breeze is up the Sanderling will need to be reefed and performance fades perceptibly. Sailboat and sailing yacht searchable database with more than 8,000 sailboats from around the world including sailboat photos and drawings. Other than when anchoring, mooring, or reefing, there is little need to venture beyond the cockpit. 36' Lapworth L36 Shilshole, Washington Asking $1,600. We didn’t take any spray during our mild-conditions sail. . The mast is just too snug in the socket to allow this . In 15 to 18 knots, the boat can show 6.5 knots plus. Seven basic plies are used with additional layers applied in the forepeak, garboard area and centerboard trunk. Marshall acquired the rights and a few station molds for the boat, which had been designed, built, and raced by a skilled Rhode Island sailor named Ernest Pop Arnold. “They are pricey, yet hold their value in the market. These diesels can be expected to outlive most owners if properly serviced. To create what Marshall initially dubbed the Custom Catboat 18, they increased the sheer, hollowed the bow at the waterline, revised the stem, and replaced the marconi rig with a gaff rig. Marshall clearly takes pride in the construction of their craft-and they should. Hank Benjamin says the process is more difficult than it sounds: “I’ve found it almost impossible to hug, lift up and lower down the mast in that manner. Hank Benjamin replaced his with a trusty bucket. The raw-water-cooled 2GM20 was adopted in 1985. how easy they are to set up right. Those who recall the companys earliest days attribute its successful launch to three things. Used boats range from around $18,000 to $70,000 or more. In a 6-8 knot breeze-if sailed well-it should-with its high handicap-win many races.” Hank Benjamin, 1990 Jack Tar. Sailboat and sailing yacht searchable database with more than 8,000 sailboats from around the world including sailboat photos and drawings. The mainsheet is rigged through a double block on the traveler and another on the boom. Catboats built very much to venerable Crosby lines even if, and in the Marshal Sanderling, they are glass. 26' O'Day Corp O'Day 26 Milledgeville, Georgia Asking $9,600. Has a good gel coat and there is no evidence of cloth pattern showing through anywhere. Posted Over 1 Month 1980 Marshall Catboat Sanderling "Freedom" is a Sanderling in Excellent Condition. Before the refit: Dabbler as a Marshall Cat Sanderling. The original owner of a 38-year-old boat advised: I think looking at a recent boat and comparing it to the one you are considering is a good way to figure out what you miss and where youd need to make some alterations. Brokerage Sailing to the first scheduled Catboat Association race-rendezvous at Osterville, Massachusetts in August of 1963, Marshall unofficially raced ANTIDOTE against a dozen wooden cats, and left the fleet well â¦ By the end of 1964, 18 boats, now called the Marshall Sanderling, had been sold. The biggest change came last year with the release of our daysailer model with molded cockpit.”. If such damage exists, its best to turn to professional guidance for repair or replacement. Together with his shop foreman, Marshall spent three weeks developing Arnolds design for fiberglass production. The bronze steering wheel drives the linkage that operates the rack. In 1965, Marshall took off the lines, refined and sharpened the bow sections, and brought his drawings to renowned boatbuilder Alan Vaitses. Only four sold. The mast, with a single stay, carried a 388-square-foot â¦ A healthy back and willingness to adopt the catboat crouch when going below are needed. Vaitses did the lofting required to scale the 18-footer up to 22 feet and built the plug used to create the mold. Use this page as a central point for finding photo galleries located throughout the Marshall site. San Luis Yacht Club first ocean race of the 2015 season. Peak and throat halyards and a topping lift belay on the cabintop. 508.994.0414 â¢ 55 Shipyard Lane, South Dartmouth, MA 02748 Prospective buyers should check the tank for leakage. Sanderling Open Cockpit. Drawers, shelves, and bins are located throughout. Performance in reverse is made trickier by the winds effect on the mast. Marshall’s hinged, painted aluminum mast is designed so that one man can detach the forestay, hug and lift the mast, then slowly lower it down to the cockpit mast crutch. I argue strongly that this is not a one-man job as explained by Marshall, but a two-man job.”, Benjamin has come up with a unique modification that makes mast lowering easier: “I have a custom aluminum wrench, 8 inches in length, that has at its end a male equivalent of the female handhold. Having a helpful, customer-focused builder available to promptly supply parts and advice is a bonus. Founded in 1962, Marshall Marine is a rarity, a pioneer of fiberglass sailboats that is still in operation, still family owned, and still catering to an enduring niche market. Hank Benjamin’s Jack Tar came with a single-axle Load Rite trailer. Marshall introduced an 18-foot catboat, the Sanderling, in 1962 and added the 22 to the line in 1965. Teak trim around the cabin coaming and encasing the aft end of the centerboard trunk are options found on many boats. The 22 tacks through 50 to 60 degrees depending on wind and sea conditions. The molded cockpit has two bronze scuppers at the aft end of the centerboard trunk. All rights reserved. Owners claim Sanderling is a light-air champ. These very same virtues make catboats popular today for daysailing, cruising-even racing. The most significant structural change occurred in 1983 when a molded fiberglass cockpit replaced the original glassed-plywood sole and plywood seats supported by stanchions. The catboat-as most of us know it-came to life in 1962, when Breck Marshall did something few boatbuilders had yet done-he began producing catboats in fiberglass. We were fortunate on our review sail to experience a variety of wind conditions-from nearly dead calm to a steady breeze. And while there’s only one sail to think about-at 253 sq. Practice gibing in calm weather.” David N. Jost, 1968 Magnificat. If lazy jacks, topping lift and halyards are free, one stands on the cabin top with the mast on his shoulder and slowly walks it up. After a stint with fiberglass innovator Carl Beetle in New Bedford, Mass., Marshall became foreman at American Boat Builders in East Greenwich, R.I. A 13 x 13 prop, three-blade prop is standard. The 29-foot mast is, of course, right in the bow (making it easy to reliably secure the end of the anchor rode). This improved durability, ease of cleaning, and utility. This boat is custom built. “Catboats, and this boat in particular, carry a lot of sail and can perform well in all sorts of wind, especially light air.”Sand Dollar. His first design was an 18-footer he called Sanderling after the New England shorebird. ft.). ... 18' Sanderling. 2013 Marshall Sanderling ~~ SAGA. Later boats have useful fairleads to guide the halyards aft. The 10-foot, 2-inch beam is not quite half of the boats 21-foot, 4-inch waterline, a general catboat rule-of-thumb. Sanderlings built without the optional inboard have positive foam flotation. The inboard, however, necessitates a large box in the center of the cockpit well. Marshall wrote: “The original was not a pretty boat. Watch the video in HD. Unused tan cushions, tieak trim, teak and brass rub rail, bronze steps transom and rudder, Harken main sheets system, cam cleats at the cockpit for peak halyard, throat halyard, and jiffy reef. Our boat is a lightly used, well maintained 1996 model. Imagine my shock, one buyer related, when I found the previous owner had the sail cut down in size. Behind Breck Marshalls success lay an impressive sailing resume that ranged from classic catboats to ocean racing. A kink at the inboard end of the batten pockets usually means stretched fabric that will benefit little from re-cutting. Replacing the bearing requires removal of the rudder and prop shaft before the bearing itself can be cut apart and a new one installed. Its approximately 1,600 members share a fascination with catboat history and technique. Vaitses did the lofting required to scale the 18-footer up to 22 feet and built the plug used to â¦ The mast has a half-circle handhold cavity on its front that one uses as he tries to hug and lift. This is especially appropriate for a boat where a speedy release of the mainsheet might be important. Marshall corrected these deficiencies by giving the Sanderling a swept sheer, crowned cabin, tapered house, and slightly angled stem. She is well appointed with the much desired mast hinge, Harken main sheet system, Two sets of main sails with covers, Loade-Rite Trailer, 8 HP 4-Stroke Outboard, Indoor stored in offseason. The four owners found a Sanderling in need of some TLC and after some fine negotiations, were able to acquire the boat in "as is" condition. Marshall wrote that they built a couple of Sanderlings-in New Boston, New Hampshire-and “got one ready just in time for the boat show in February, 1963.” Potential buyers were reluctant to buy a “plastic” boat-let alone one built in New Hampshire. The slightest push kept the Sanderling moving along, and it’s no wonder-she shows 253 square-feet of Dacron above a 2200-pound displacement (For comparison use the 2000-pound Cape Dory Typhoon which carries 160 sq. The Sanderling oozes catboat charm and packs a lot of room into its 18ft Built in South Dartmouth, Massachusetts, by the Marshall Marine Corporation (marshallcat.com), the Sanderling is the type of boat that inspires lengthy love affairs with its owners. Event Photos. None is made on speculation and each has its own personality and soul based on the needs of the owner.” Stephen Ente, former owner 1985 Sand Dollar. Older masts should be examined for evidence of corrosion caused by the stainless-steel screws attaching the stainless gooseneck. The earliest boats had an open layout with a pull-out double berth to starboard and galley counter with sink and alcohol stove to port. White/buff with flag blue boot stripe. The sidedecks have molded toerails and are just wide enough so that one can walk forward to the mast. Some 40 sloop-rigged versions have been built. Both plywood rear sections of cabin dividing it from the cockpit have had some water rot which I had to carve out and repair with epoxy and fiberglass cloth… I think the boat, which is now 13-years-old, is in excellent condition and was extremely well built.” Hank Benjamin, 1990 Jack Tar. (Sandpiper = 15ft, Sanderling = 18ft, Marshall 22 = 22ft). It’s a tired cliche, but the Marshall name really has become synonymous with quality. 18' Sanderling The Sanderling is a common sense daysailer/weekender offering a spacious cockpit and roomy cabin unrivaled by any boat of similar length. We’ll admit to an unfounded paranoia that the Sanderling-precisely because she’s built so solidly-might wrest control from her skipper if a sudden breeze, the enormous sail and her tree-trunk tiller conspired. When the 2GM was discontinued about 2005, the 3YM20 freshwater-cooled model succeeded it. With the breeze-and the pull from the tiller-building, we ran the Sanderling through some tacks and jibes at speed. The extreme beam and high-quality construction are enough to inspire tremendous confidence in the Sanderling. Buyers should also be sure the boat they are interested in has at least two rows of reef nettles. Ente also told us: “This boat is probably as forgiving as any boat can be. “These boats are surprisingly seaworthy, though not necessarily comfortable. The pennant, however, should be checked for chafe. A key to catboat sailing is learning to reef to reduce excessive weather helm as wind speed increases. located Miami, FL Contact: Tom Champney, 305 â¦ The Marshall company was rejuvenated when Breck moved the operation to waterfront South Dartmouth, Massachusetts-“the natural habitat of catboats.” Forty years later the Sanderling is still in its element-and still in production. Older boats may have developed leaky port lights but removing and rebedding is not difficult. About the SANDERLING sailboat 36' Lapworth L36 Shilshole, Washington Asking $1,600. Reality is probably somewhere in between. Many modern eyes have never seen an original catboat, but, old or new, the catboat Marshall modeled is among the handsomest of the breed. A syndicate of some sort has taken on the project of restoring a Marshall Sanderling here in the Keys. Sanderling was based on a wooden prototype designed by Pop Arnold in 1941. At an age when many sailors retire, sell the house, move aboard, and go cruising, my wife, Dee, and I built a house, sold the boat, moved ashore for the [â¦] In a useful cruising size - 2-1/2 tons and up - aside from the extent to which the Marshall 22 is Crosby, the Crosby's I know are either real antiques or interesting replicas. The Catboat Association, founded in 1962, exists as a clearing house for information, ads, and a source of camaraderie. It was possible for a couple to get the mast up. It is advised that a prospective buyer conduct a personal inspection and/or hire a certified marine surveyor to provide an accurate condition report of the vessel. “Certainly the hull laminate hasn’t changed” Marshall says, “The inboard diesel was a change, but that was twenty years ago, and we’ve had hinged masts for ten. His first catboat caught the market when interest in a traditional boat built of fiberglass was just taking off. Instead, four successively wider bonding strips of fiberglass are applied, creating a thick fillet and, essentially, a leak-free, monocoque hull/deck unit. 49' Westsail 43 Even her builders will tell you Sanderling was designed more for daysailing than cruising, and to some degree her spartan cabin reflects this bias. how easy they are to set up right. The great majority of owners purchase the optional dodger, onto which an available cockpit awning zips. A very low wind velocity will get this boat moving and keep it moving before just about any of its competition in PHRF racing. Most boats have bronze steps on the rudder and transom. Some older boats suffered water intrusion into the plywood transom or rudder cores, usually caused by damage or improperly bedded fittings installed by a previous owner. Never missed stays in the 13 years Ive had her, said one owner. “The mast is heavy, but the rest of the rigging is very simple, just one stay, two halyards and one sheet. Abaft the cockpit coaming is the traveler, made of bronze like all the boats deck hardware. Second, Marshalls move from his original location in the New Hampshire woods to South Dartmouth, Mass., put him in the right place at the right time. The vertical transom carries the familiar barn door rudder. After taking a double reef one can also, of course, lower the gaff somewhat to further de-power the rig if needed.” Hank Benjamin, 1990 Jack Tar. For our purposes, said one long-time owner, it would be a surprisingly hard boat to replace. Its a rugged setup, but the nut and bolt used in the linkage should be periodically checked to ensure tightness. “The Sanderling is as wide as I care to take on the highway, but it did not strain my Astro Van to pull or stop.” Stephen Ente, former owner 1985 Sand Dollar. The topsides are deliberately low, reducing windage but allowing just enough seated headroom for those about 5-foot, 11-inches tall. The plywood-cored centerboard pivots on a bronze pin concealed within the hull laminate. Although used primarily as a daysailer and weekender, some 22s have made ambitious coastal passages, including New England to Florida and back. The first 22-footer was entered in the 1965 Newport-Block Island race. You have entered an incorrect email address! . Day secured the overall win by finishing first in three of the five races, with second place going to two-time Classic Boat Rally winner, writer and solo sailor Bill Cheney aboard his older Marshall Sanderling 18, Shorebird. Hull blisters have seldom, if ever, been a problem. A drink can left on the sidedeck generally is quite safe. Behind the louvered teak doors are two comfortable berths and minimal sitting headroom. You’ll get no argument from us. “A joy to sail, looking forward to weekend cruising, maybe a little racing. Tradition has been good to the Marshall company; they’ve built more than 770 Sanderlings and 1500 boats in total. The joint between the seats of the molded cockpit and the cabin is sometimes a potential source of intrusion by rainwater, which will collect beneath the companionway steps. The sockets wooden mounting pad should be checked for cracks. Marshall Sanderling Catboat 18 half hull Marshall Sanderling Catboat 18 . Catboats were promptly banned from the event for the stated reason that they were not self-righting, but 46 years later, that first Marshall 22, renamed Grayling, is still sailing. Time and technology have moved on, but when we asked Breck’s son Jeff Marshall, who works for Garfield, what has changed with the Sanderling he said, “Not much!” Seems there’s little need for alteration when you’re building a classic. At 2200 pounds (not counting the optional inboard and other gear), the Sanderling trails well behind a full-size vehicle. Grimalkin placed second on elapsed time, and won on corrected time. About the MARSHALL â¦ YachtWorld currently has 3 Marshall yachts for sale, including 0 new vessels and 3 used yachts, listed by experienced boat dealerships mainly in the following countries: United States and Italy. These are critical to safe re-boarding in addition to being very convenient ashore. The Sanderling garnered enough interest for Marshall to design a larger boat for day tripping and cruising. Prospective buyers should carefully inspect this sail during a sea trial. A stainless steel, vinyl-lined gaff saddle is used rather than jaws. Catboats offer limited deck space for anchor handling, making the optional teak anchoring bowsprit desirable for cruising. Up until about the mid-1970s, Marshall 22s had an external stuffing box, while later models have an internal box. Either prop will push the boat to hull speed under most conditions, but the three-blade provides somewhat better maneuvering. In 1973, the 22 sold new for about $12,000 and can fetch substantially more than that assuming care and upgrading. Some friends and I trailer my Marshall Sanderling 18 catboat to Long Beach, launch it, and sail out to Catalina for the weekend. Jeff Marshall says catboats remain popular, as evidenced by the large crowds that attend catboat association meetings and other catboat events, “The enthusiasm is definitely there.” We had a chance to sail a 1990 model with skipper Hank Benjamin and asked other Sanderling owners for comments. There is a temptation to call a classic catboat like Sanderling “simple” and “effortless,” but for her many strengths, ease-of-use and simplicity might not be the most notable. The stock Sanderling mainsheet trims from the end of the boom to a standard four-hole cleat aft. Hank Benjamin describes Sanderling helm balance like this: “Up to 10 knots of breeze close-hauled, it has a very nice balanced helm with a small weather force to it. ** This broker has not been aboard this 1984 Marshall Sanderling 18'. Its beamy hull and big sail are doubtless better adapted to Nantucket Sound than San Francisco Bay. Marshall 22 Sloop Rig Photos. Longtime owners recommend getting detailed, written quotes from at least two sailmakers experienced with gaff-rig. The new one-piece, molded fiberglass cockpit that Geoff Marshall of Marshall Marine in South Dartmouth, Mass., has developed for the Sanderling 18 catboat looks as if itâs been there the whole time. There is some moisture around portholes that may have to be looked at sooner or later. Most purchasers can expect to get back about what they paid, assuming proper maintenance and, as sailboats go, the Marshall is a generally reliable investment. Do Twin Sheets Better Control the Mainsail? Years later, Breck Marshall still remembered his amazement at the owners decision to shake out both reefs when the breeze dropped from 30 to 25 knots. Weather helm can be a handful, and jibing sometimes nerve-wracking. The extruded aluminum mast is tapered, and the bottom six feet are foam-filled to increase stiffness. The sloop tends to point less well than the cat rig but offers somewhat better balance off the wind. Todays lineup includes all three catboats originally developed by Breck Marshall: the 18-foot Sanderling unveiled at the 1963 New York Boat Show, the 22 (based on the 18 and introduced in 1965), and the 15-foot Sandpiper of 1972. Occasionally, a new mast is the safest approach. One owner called the Sanderling “totally dry” and others said she was “very wet.” Owner Stephen Ente told us that even with the small dodger the Sanderling is wet in choppy seas-precisely the reason he moved up to the Marshall 22. Jun 10, 2004 3,269 S2 9.2A Winthrop, MA Aug 11, 2008 #6 My 2C If I was routinely taking out four adults for half days I'd probably go a little larger. The heavily-glassed hull and deck are glued and through-bolted with stainless bolts at the mahogany rub rail. No winches.” Joe Myerson, 1972 Bayberry. 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