L.O.D. 51′ 6”
L.O.A. 63’ 2″
DRAFT 2’ 9″ C.B. up/6’ 9″ C.B. down / 3′ with Parker Flat Iron Keel
SAIL AREA 1200 sq. ft.
DISPLACEMENT 28,155 lbs.
BALLAST 8,000 lbs. lead, internal and/or in external keel box; 1,000 lbs. Additional to trim
RIG Marconi Schooner/Fully battened sails/Self-tending /OR Gaff-schooner, Pilot boat rig (lug fores’l)
TYPE Shoal-draft centerboard schooner
POWER Twin outboards in wells or inboard diesel with Hurth V-drive
ACCOMMODATIONS Layout shown for live-aboard family with two children and occasional guests (sleeps six). Other layouts, including commercial, available on a custom basis. This design is USCG certified for twenty-eight passengers.
CONSTRUCTION Cold molded wood/epoxy/fabric: Hull bottom — double diagonal 1/2″ ply planks over 13/16″ tongue and groove lumber (finished thickness 1 7/8″). Hull topsides — double laminated 1/2″ ply. Decks — double laminated 3/8″ ply over sawn beams. All exterior surfaces covered with epoxy-impregnated Xynole-polyester fabric and linear-polyurethane painted.
OPTIONS Complete plans include the construction manual The New Cold-Molded Boatbuilding: From Lofting to Launching. This vessel is well-suited as a “six-pack” charter boat, passenger boat or commercial vessel (fishing/cargo/research). ). Full AeroHydro hydrostatics computations are included with Full Plans. They apply to the outside ballast keel hull version (Parker Flat Iron).