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Baba 30

At least 28 Monitors have been fitted to this Bob Perry-designed double-ender. Our photographs range over a time span from 1988 to 2001. Some Baba 30's have also been fitted with Auto-helms.

Images of Monitor: 24

Images of Auto-helm: 5

Baba 30
Monitor
"Wind Flower" - Sausalito, California. An early '90's Monitor, without strut guard.

Baba 30
Monitor
"Wind Flower" - Sausalito, California.

Baba 30
Monitor
"Wind Flower" - Sausalito, California. Owner has used shackles instead of Scanmar knot to affix operating lines - makes adjusting line tension difficult.

Baba 30
Monitor
"Wind Flower" - Sausalito, California.

Baba 30
Monitor
"Wind Flower" - Sausalito, California.

Baba 30
Monitor
"Wind Flower" - Sausalito, California.

Baba 30
Monitor
"Fridur II" - Greenville, North Carolina. Another early '90's Monitor.

Baba 30
Monitor
"Fridur II" - Greenville, North Carolina.

Baba 30
Monitor
"Fridur II" - Greenville, North Carolina.

Baba 30
Monitor
Unknown boat. Older Monitor. Note aft rail modified to bring Monitor closer to stern.

Baba 30
Monitor
Unknown boat with older Monitor.

Baba 30
Monitor
Second unknown boat. A different method of modifying aft rail.

Baba 30
Monitor
Second unknown boat.

Baba 30
Monitor
Third unknown boat. Current mounting design with diagonal braces, but still using old-style mounting brackets on hull.

Baba 30
Monitor
Third unknown boat.

Baba 30
Monitor
Third unknown boat

Baba 30
Monitor
Fourth unknown boat. Older Monitor without strut guard.

Baba 30
Monitor
Fourth unknown boat

Baba 30
Monitor
"Lydia B" - Seattle, Washington. A 1988 Monitor.

Baba 30
Monitor
"Lydia B" - Seattle, Washington. A 1988 Monitor.

Baba 30
Monitor

Baba 30
Monitor
Lydia B" - Maryport, United Kingdom. The same boat and Monitor as in the previous photos, after a Vancouver-to-England voyage to her new home (2003). Her new owner, Ian Laval, has a good website for the Lydia B that covers the entire voyage.

Baba 30
Monitor

Baba 30
Auto-helm
Showing stainless steel mount during installation.

Baba 30
Auto-helm
Unknown boat. A very early Auto-helm mount using aluminum tubing, brackets & castings. When Scanmar purchased the Auto-helm, we changed to stainless steel components.

Baba 30
Auto-helm
Unknown boat.

Baba 30
Auto-helm
Unknown boat.

Baba 30
Auto-helm
"Altair" - Los Angeles, California. The owner has added an extended yoke to the rudder head to use it for hand-steering. Note owner-built bracket for airvane mast.