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1945 Quincy Adams QA 17


1945 Quincy Adams QA 17

$37,500  |  length: 27  |  Jamestown, RI
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Prettiest Boat in the Bay!

1945 Quincy Adams 17 (27' LWL) - PLUM. Fully restored by IYRS Boatbuilding and Restoration Class of 2014.

Designed by Fred Goeller, the Quincy Adams 17 was chosen by the Fisher's Island Yacht Club for its first post-war class boat.  They are wonderful on the race course and as weekend cruisers.  In the 60's and 70's, a small fleet of these little yachts were also raced at the Thames Yacht Club.  Their part in history is stamped at the New York Yacht Club with a half-model in the club's trophy room.  An avid sailor wrote, " They sail great, would easily beat an Ensign, even on corrected PHRF time and are not much slower than the venerable Shields class."   A beautiful head-turner in any harbor!

Basic Info
  • Boat Name: 4509 RF
  • Make: Quincy Adams
  • Model: QA 17
  • Year: 1945
  • Condition: Used
  • Category: Sail
  • Construction: Wood
  • Boat Hull ID: RIZ01138B640
  • Has Hull ID: Yes
  • Length: 27 ft
  • Length Overall: 26'6 ft
  • Waterline Length: 17'3 ft
  • Beam: 6 ft
  • Max Draft: 4'6 ft
  • Displacement: 3,800 lb
Engines: 1
  • Make: Torqeedo
  • Model: 2.0
  • Fuel: Electric
  • Engine Power: 2hp
  • Type: Electric
  • Year: 2020
  • Boat Class: Daysailers
Additional Info


  • Traditional plank on frame construction with cedar planking on steam bent white oak frames
  • White oak stem, keel and transom structures
  • Floors on every frame, bronze fastened


  • Canvas covered over cedar planking on oak deck beams
  • Full sheer clamp and beam shelf
  • Mahogany deck house and cockpit coaming
  • Bronze hardware, original bronze winches
  • Cockpit seats with upholstery
  • Solar panel
  • Boom tent


  • Hollow box spruce mast w/tapered top
  • Spruce boom
  • 2014 Dacron main and jib w/sail covers
  • 2019 Torqeedo 2.0 electric pod drive electric engine
  • Electric drive controller
  • Battery
  • Solar panels
  • Charge controller
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Email: [email protected]
Call: (401) 743-6318

The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.
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