I first saw the Stella Class thirty five years ago, whilst racing dinghies at Burnham. I vowed then that I would eventually own one.
Eight years ago I was in a position to buy and looked at many before I came across Vogel. I immediately fell in love with her because of her many original features and cockpit design. Vogel was never raced hard and was used only for cruising for 25 years; this has preserved her in the condition she is in today. We have had lots of fun, and had many admiring comments whilst cruising the East Coast Rivers.
She is one of the prettiest boats around and is the best balanced yacht I have ever sailed. I will miss her. I have now bought bigger (Hustler 30) to increase my cruising range.
I have known Vogel and her owner for many years and can confirm that she has always looked beautiful. The owner has maintained her extremely well and replaced much during his ownership. Her stainless steel dazzles even more than her brightwork. Her painted topsides look excellent even after a full season afloat.
She is seriously for sale as her owner has bought a larger boat.