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Price: $35,000
Brand: Hughes
Type: Sailboat
Year: 1972
Length: 38 ft.
Location: Buffalo, NY
Name: Attitude


“Attitude” is a 1972 Hughes Northstar built in Toronto Canada.  A Sparkman and Stevens Design, she is a classic, yet still a fast and durable boat by any measure, modern or classic.  Attitude is a survivor that spent a majority of its life in Bay Beach, Canada. Previously owned by an RCR broker who started the restoration and now the current owner (an aviation maintainer and pilot) who has continued the sailing restoration.  Her hull and deck are original and still polish up well.  Rigging and sails, sail covers, curtains, Bimini are recent. Sails consist of a new Ullman Main, Genoa and an older but like new Asymmetrical Spinnaker.   All electronics and lights work including many new items.  She also comes with recent and some brand new covers, cushions, and interior upholstery.  She is powered by a well maintained Atomic four with new electronic ignition, fuel tank, filters and lines. Two props included, one folding prop for racing and one cruising prop. All thru hulls have been replaced and the water and toilet system has been renewed with pumps.  Portlights, and all glass has been replaced. Toe rails and all teak has been well maintained making her look new when oiled up. The custom sailboat cover and cradle all come with the sale. 

Currently at Point Abino, Canada, but can be seen by appointment by calling Tim Finkle at 860-917-5416 or


LOA: 37’10”

LWL: 27’0”

BEAM: 10’2”

DRAFT: 6’0”

DISPL: 12,700#

BALLAST: 6,000#

Semi full keel with Skeg rudder

30HP Atomic 4 Gas inboard

2 bladed folding Martec prop




2014 new upgrades:


2015 Upgrades:





The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.

Contact your RCR Broker for more details

Tim Finkle - Sales & Marketing Manager

Youngstown, NY


Phone: 860-917-5416

Tim joined RCR Yachts in February 2014.  He grew up in Youngstown, learning to sail in the Youngstown YC Jr. Sailing program.  After leaving the area to attend Connecticut College and then work in New York City for 8 years, he decided to move home and follow his passion for boating.  He actively races his J/70 “Junior” all over the country and locally as a member of the Youngstown Yacht Club.  He is the co-chair of the CanAm Challenge that hosts a one-design regatta each July at YYC.  Tim is working in all areas of the business, but has focused mostly on Sales, Marketing and various company projects. He works out of the Youngstown and Buffalo offices and lives in Lewiston with his wife Aly and kids Cole & Louise.