Mast Needed

A large branch fell on my boat during hurricane Ian and broke the mast.  It was built in 2000 and is a center board model.  I do not know yet, but am guessing the insurance Co. is not going to cover it.  Any leads on a good used one greatly appreciated.


For Sale R19 Keel #2003 “You Sexy Thing” $8K

Sadly, it’s come time for us to part ways with our beloved “You Sexy Thing” #2003.

Superb racing record having won East Coasts, Marblehead Race Week and always top finisher in many Nationals.

Excellent condition. All work done by Chris Small and Kenny Harvey (ribs, keel, bottom, painting, topsides, replaced chainplates, standing rigging, etc.)

Boat is at minimum weight. Two Doyle mains, two Doyle jibs, spinnaker. Good road ready trailer. Mark Lindsay rudder,

lifting bridle, cover.

Well maintained, fast and seeking a good home.

Please contact Michael Carpenter (781 439-9746)    Boat is located in Reading, MA

1977 R19 CB for Sale – Florida

1977 Rhodes 19 for sale with excellent trailer, located near Cape Coral, Florida. This is the centerboard model. All rigging  is in excellent condition. It has new floors, as well as the optional floor boards and traveler. Sails are also excellent. We bought a larger boat to cruise here in SW Florida. It has a one year old cockpit/boom cover and seat cushions. It is ready to sail. Asking $7500.00. Call Jim, 860-608-1158 or

2021 Nationals Results

Congratulations to Steve Clancy and Marty Gallagher for winning the 2021 Rhodes 19 Nationals.  They prevailed over a deep competitive 31 boat fleet.  They also took home the “Wet Bottom” trophy for best finish by a wetsailed boat and the “Jensen” trophy (best finish for skipper over 60).

Second was Joe Fava and Elise Nash, who also won the “Norm Cressy” perpetual (2nd place) and the “Don Quixote” (best finish by sailor never before in the top 5).

Third were Will and Tom Dailey, who also won the “Novice” trophy (best finish for a 1st time nationals competitor).

Fourth were Nat and Jim Taylor, fifth were Kim and Christina Pandapas.

Travel Trophy – Tim Maye

Corinthian – Bridget Hickey

Fleet – Fleet 5

Congratulations to all.

full results at