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If what I’ve read in forums is correct, the Ostac is a later version of the Ian Farrier designed Haines Hunter Tramp. Sailor Wayne Holt is restoring one (see pics and info below).

Thanks to Wayne for sharing the following with us.


Ostac Tramp Restoration
by Wayne Holt

Since buying my Ostac Tramp last year I haven’t completely finished everything I plan to do (than never ends) but am far along that I’m really enjoying my little Tri these days.

The following has been finished:

— Completely sanded off old bottom paint and put Petit Vivid on
— Repainted both amas topside with two part yellow marine Sherwin Williams due to there being two old repairs that looked ugly (My paint schemes are usually in line with the Blue Angels colors due to Pensacola being their home base).
— Closed off one side for more privacy at the porta-potti
— New Garmin 530 GPS in new closed off panel
— New Mini – Contest Plastimo compass
— New 130% Genoa that helps add about 1 1/2 knots to the average speed
— New Yamaha 6hp with alternator and integral tank
— Fabricated external tank holder under starboard side fold hardware attachment (can’t remember proper name)
— Sanded and refinished anti-skid with Kiwi Grip
— New electrical panel with circuit breakers
— Though not needed – unless an emergency – put in a bilge pump (this was probably a waste of money and effort as even with a hole in the hull these things still float and can be sailed)
— New interior cushions to replace the original 1992 ones.

I’ve attached some photos to peruse …