The Boat

Kintala, a 1982 Tartan 42, classic lines, big (way bigger than the Compac 27/2 we started on). Shoal draft 4'11", tall rig 62ft, 2 cabin, 8 berths in a pinch, lots of beautiful interior teak, cutter rig. The name is Gypsy for "Karma" or "A state of balance", paying homage to Tim's gypsy heritage.

An early pic before we added the dodger, sail  cover, solar panels, and wind vane.

Original ad pictures of the boat in Chicago

Original ad pictures of the boat in Chicago

Original ad pictures of the boat in Chicago with bad lighting in the galley.
The galley with new LED lighting, spice rack, back splash, and stove cover

The salon with the old centerline table.

The new bulkhead table

The original ad pictures of the Stb settee with the missing back cushions
Same space with the new cushions

Original ad with the old cushions

First mod with the new cushions

And again after the pilot berth shelf modification

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Tartan 42 drawing on

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Hull Type:  Fin Keel Rig Type:  Cutter
LOA:  42.00' / 12.80m LWL:  32.00' / 9.75m
Beam:  12.25' / 3.73m Listed SA:  759 ft2 / 70.51 m2
Draft (max.)  6.92' / 2.11m Draft (min.)
Disp.  22000 lbs./ 9979 kgs. Ballast:  9000 lbs. / 4082 kgs.
Designer:  Sparkman & Stephens
Builder:  Tartan Marine (USA)
Construct.:  FG Bal. type:  Lead
First Built:  1980 Last Built:  1984 # Built:  34
AUXILIARY POWER (orig. equip.)
Make:  Westerbeke Model:
Type:  Diesel HP:
Water:  165 gals. / 625 ltrs. Fuel:  79 gals. / 299 ltrs.
I:  54.00' / 16.46m J:  16.75' / 5.11m
P:  47.00' / 14.33m E:  13.00' / 3.96m
SA(Fore.):  452.25 ft2 / 42.01 m2 SA(Main):  305.50 ft2 / 28.38 m2
Total(calc.)SA:   757.75 ft2 / 70.39 m2
SA/Disp:  15.50 Est. Forestay Len.:  56.54' / 17.23m
More about & boats designed by:    Sparkman & Stephens
S&S design #2095.2 A lengthened TARTAN 41(S&S #2095) with the shoal keel, heavier cruising interior and new larger deck structure.