L.O.D. 34′ 3″
L.W.L. 30′ 8″
L.O.A. 40′ 6″
BEAM 10′ 0″
DRAFT 2′ 3″
SAIL AREA 600 sq. ft.
DISPLACEMENT 12,896 lbs. (both hull models)
BALLAST 4,000 lbs. lead in boxes
HEAD ROOM 4′ 7″
RIG Gaff Schooner
POWER Outboard in well or inboard diesel
TYPE Sharpie Oyster Schooner adapted as yacht
ACCOMMODATIONS Layout shown sleeps six in large, comfortable berths. Vessel intended for protected water and coastal cruising; the bateau hull model is more seaworthy than the sharpie.
CONSTRUCTION QUICK-MOLDED: Epoxy/fabric covered laminated plywood. Bottom:
Double diagonal 5/8″x12″x8′ plywood planking over longitudinal stringers and partial backbone. Sides and deck: 5/8″ plywood.
Spars: solid Douglas fir. Interior: Painted plywood trimmed with hardwoods.
OPTIONS Complete plans include the construction manual THE NEW COLD MOLDED BOATBUILDING. Materials costs were approximately $24,000 total in 1989. Vessel may be built as commercial fisherman or coastal/island cargo carrier with a maximum capacity of 3.5 U.S. tons.