#180, Andre Vind

1987 Corbin 39 “Andre Vind” (Second Wind) is for sale I am putting Andre Vind (Corbin 39 Hull # 180) on the market for $82,500. As an aft cockpit MKII with a double spreader ISOMAT mast and over built bow sprit I’ve noticed no weather helm issues. I have listed the boat without a broker. …

Read more

#138, Gam Zu

1983 Corbin 39 “Gam Zu” is for sale Gam Zu is an aft cockpit mk2 with the taller double spreader mast, bow sprit and bobstay that really helps alleviate weather helm. Hull Number 138. Asking USD $67,500. She is located just south of Annapolis, Maryland at Herrington Harbor. Contact Jeff Bowen at captjeff@thesailingacademy.com to set …

Read more

#6. Newsletter of 2023

Marius Corbin helming (courtesy Judith Plante, unknown hull)

Attached is the newsletter for 2023, complete with lots of lovely photos, updated selling prices and volumes. However it is not realistic to publish this all as a post. Instead please download and read the newsletter in pdf format – here.

#076, Jubilee

I am putting #076, Jubilee on the market for $67,000 USD. She is an center cockpit mk1 Corbin 39 ketch with the taller double spreader mast and bowsprit and bobstay, hull number #076. We were considering another circumnavigation before being overcome by life events so she is still very seaworthy. Jubilee is on a mooring …

Read more

#089, Joker

Joker is for sale for  US $65,000 and is in good sailing condition. She is an aft cockpit mk1 Corbin 39 with the taller double spreader mast and no bowsprit, hull number #089. The owner considers Joker ready to put to sea and in sea worthy condition. She is afloat, and available for inspection in …

Read more

#5. Newsletter of 2022

Attached is the newsletter for 2022, complete with lots of lovely photos, updated selling prices and volumes, and some old history and tales. As you will see we are now up to 154 Corbins identified with a photo, and about 350 members on our combined Facebook Group and email list. However it is not realistic …

Read more

#4. Newsletter of 2021

Please excuse me for being a month late issuing this newsletter for 2021 in early Feb 2022.   That photo is of Eloi Maro when he was younger and on the boat of Gaëtan Girard who took the picture and passed it to me. Now of course Eloi is sailing #135, “Petit Chantier” (ex-“Necessity”) with …

Read more

Feedback for sellers

Gilles Lebrun was asked for his feedback on how the selling experience has improved as a result of being able to put an advert up in the Corbin 39 website and in the Facebook Group. Here are his responses in early 2021 which may interest and assist future sellers.

#3. Newsletter of 2020

What a year this has been. A year ago Brian Tennant was introduced to the group after his “Stella” (temporary number #312) went ashore on 3-Dec-2019 in Port Barton, Palawan, the Philippine’s. For two weeks we all watched in helpless fascination whilst he and the very willing volunteers first tried to hand dig her out, …

Read more

#2. Obituary of Lester Helmus

061 - Cosmic Debris in Haida Gwaii at sunset, photo courtesy Wendi Morrison

This is Newsletter #2 dated May 2020 of the Corbin 39 story on our .org website. We are issuing it both as a post on the website, and as a downloadable pdf that will also be distributed by email (as a pdf). We start this newsletter #2 with the news that Lester Helmus passed away …

Read more

#1. Welcome to our new website

The new Corbin 39 Association website is going live now !      That means this is Newsletter 2019-1 of the new era of the Corbin 39 story. We are issuing it both as a post on the website, and as a downloadable pdf that will also be distributed by email (as a pdf). The …

Read more