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This Phil Rhodes design is a true yacht in the finest sense of the word... graceful lines, traditional sheer, engineered fittings, comfortable appointments, and performance to match!
This Phil Rhodes design is a true yacht in the finest sense of the word... graceful lines, traditional sheer, engineered fittings, comfortable appointments, and performance to match! The designer has kept draft exceptionally shallow as compared to most heavy-ballasted boats... but has increased beam for more roominess and comfort. The high displacement ratio and ample ballast make Vanguard very stable in heavy going, surprisingly nimble in light airs.
In her first season, with fifty boats delivered, Vanguard has already established a good racing record... and there is every indication that her popularity will contitinue to grow. Go aboard the Vanguard... notice the quality workmanship, the use of fine materials, those distinctive touches found on her larger sisters, the Alberg 35 and Rhodes 41! Step into the extra roomy cockpit, check the wide deck walkways that add safety when handling sail (much larger than on most boats of similar size). Notice how teak is used to compliment the Pearson-crafted fiberglass. Notice the two separate staterooms that sleep six in comfort, the excellent galley area, the abundant storage space. This is the Vanguard! Look her over thoroughly, compare her to other fine boats, you'll love her!