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Freedom Yachts

Postby mike cunningham » Mon Sep 30, 2013 11:50 pm

I was just wondering what Freedom Yachts might have done with the molds for the various freedom models. Do they destroy them? Are the left to rot? They certainly are not something you would store in your attic. Whatever happens to these things?
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Re: Freedom Yachts

Postby dwight » Tue Oct 01, 2013 6:12 pm

All sailboat molds were run over with a bulldozer or cut up with a chainsaw. Disappointing for me at the time as I wanted to add a swim platform to my 36.
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Re: Freedom Yachts

Postby GeoffSchultz » Tue Oct 01, 2013 6:20 pm

The above was done buy the guy who took over running the Legacy side of the operation. Talk about stupid!

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Re: Freedom Yachts

Postby Teke's Pride » Tue Oct 01, 2013 7:48 pm

What about the British molds? Do they still exist?
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Re: Freedom Yachts

Postby mike cunningham » Wed Oct 02, 2013 10:35 pm

What a shame. I guess they were pretty big and would have been expensive to store. I wonder if they attempted to sell them before they destroyed them?
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Re: Freedom Yachts

Postby sailmon » Thu Oct 03, 2013 10:54 am

I had heard that Tartan Yachts (under whatever name they are currently operating) obtained the rights to the brand/designs. I've heard that production records were also destroyed in the transition/business failure. Very sad.
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