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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Baba 30
Monitor
Unknown boat with older Monitor.

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

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Baba 30
Monitor
Second unknown boat.

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

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Baba 30
Monitor
Third unknown boat.

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Baba 30
Monitor
Third unknown boat

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

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Baba 30
Monitor
Fourth unknown boat.

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

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

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

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Baba 30
Monitor


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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.

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Baba 30
Monitor


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

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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.

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Baba 30
Auto-helm
Unknown boat.

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Baba 30
Auto-helm
Unknown boat.

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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.

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