The Corbin yard locations

There were three factory locations for Corbin Les Bateaux Inc. #1: Southwest Montreal: Approximately 1979 or earlier through apparently early 1980. Then moved approximately 15-km south to the other side of the St Lawrence   300 Berge Du Canal, Ville St-Pierre, Quebec, Canada, H8R 1H3 #2: Chateauguay: Moved to this after outgrowing the first yard, …

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Recognising a mk1 and a mk2

The initial mk1 design It is worth restating a few items about the initial design, which we now generally term the mk1 series of the Corbin 39. There were some key design selection decisions that clients had to make regarding their mk1 purchase, quite irrespective of internal personal fit-out preferences: twin-masted ketch or single-masted cutter-rigged …

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How many Corbin 39’s are there

Not easy This ought to be an easy question to answer. Except it isn’t. Moulded ? Let us for the moment set aside the confusion caused by reports of two boats sharing the same HIN or mould number. There is no motivation for the yard to have used the same HIN on two different boats, …

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Know your mould number and your HIN

The mould (mold) number The mould (or mold as the Americans would say) number is simply the sequential number corresponding to the order in which hulls were moulded: 1, 2, 3 …. etc. The hull moulds for a Corbin 39 were actually a left-hand and a right-hand pair of moulds that were then fully bonded …

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