The hull of the Nicholson 35 is built of solid laminated fiberglass cloth and plastic resin.and was built to a Lloyds Hull Molding, this covers the specifications for the hull, deck, and bulkheads. This is a rigorous and conservative specification and ensures a strong and well-built vessel. Making her a very capable blue-water cruiser.
This vessel competed in the 1979 & 1981 Fastnet Race sponsored by the Royal Ocean Racing Club. She competed under the name of Rhapsody.
By today's standards, this design is purely a cruising boat, although when originally designed, she would have been considered a cruiser/racer.
The above are excepts from an article written by Jack Horner and revised by Boat U.S. editors in October of 2012.
The vessel has just had brand new standing and running rigging installed by Oak Harbor Marina. The vessel is in great shape and ready for a new Captain.
She is ready for a new owner who appreciates a well founded cruiser/races and is reasonably prices. Come see her and make an offer.
Hull compounded and waxed 2017.
Name removed, current owner planning to restore the original name.
Mint Green Hull
She was re-wired in 2012 with a new battery charger installed
New Heat Exchanger 2016
New Hatch-boards and cockpit woodwork 2016-2017
Lexan replaced in Fore Hatch 2017
New refurbished port lights and forward hatch 2017
Interior joinery replaced& re-stained 2017
Exterior joinery including toe rail, stripped,sanded & stained 2017.
Aries wind-vane steering
Windless re-built 2017
Running rigging renewed in 2017
Spare Main sail condition unknown
Two additional genoa's condition unknown