L.O.A. 36’ 11”
L.O.D. 36’ 0”
Length. EXT. 42’ 1” with bowsprit / 44’ 4” with davits
L.W.L. 30’ 5”
BEAM 10’ 6”
DRAFT 2’ 6” board up / 6’ 3” board down
DISPL. 14,500 lbs.
BALLAST 5,000 lbs. lead
TYPE Shoal bodied centerboard cruiser based on Commodore Munroe’s PRESTO.
POWER Twin 9.9 4-cycle Outboards in wells OR Inboard 2-cyl. Diesel
SAIL AREA Ketch–850 sq. ft. working/Cutter–831 sq. ft. working
ACCOMMODATIONS The layout shown sleeps two in a private aft cabin and two forward in the main cabin. Other layouts are available on a custom basis.
CONSTRUCTION Cold molded wood/epoxy/fabric: Bottom–double diagonal marine ply planks (¼” x 6”) over 5/8” tongue and groove planking laid fore and aft. Sides–double laminated ¼” marine ply. Decks–double laminated 1/4″ marine ply over sawn beams. Covering system–epoxy impregnated Xynole-polyester cloth finished with linear polyurethane paint systems. Spars–mast(s) hollow octagonal (Bird’s Mouth) laminated Douglas fir/epoxy, booms solid Douglas fir. Interior–painted ply trimmed with varnished hardwoods.
OPTIONS Complete plans includ the construction manual THE NEW COLD-MOLDED BOATBUILDING. Alternate rigs and interiors are included with plans. The PRESTO 36 may also be built with a full keel or fin keel. We have builders available if you prefer to have a vessel built to any stage of completion.
DESIGNER Reuel B. Parker