Sharpie 31.5 — EGRET Trailerable Cruiser

L.O.A.                                      31’ 6 ½”

SPARRED LENGTH                 35’ 6”

L.W.L.                                     26’ 3”

BEAM                                      8’ 6”

DRAFT                                    1’ 2 ¼” /4’ 8”

SAIL AREA                              (Depends on rig)

DISP.                                      5,000# (approximate, for cruising)

BALLAST                                 1,500 lbs. lead, inside; additional to trim as needed. Water

TYPE                                       Sharpie Lifeboat based on Commodore Ralph Munroe’s Egret.  This

vessel is intended for coastal and island-hopping cruises, and represents the most sea-worthy sharpie type.  This version has 5’ of headroom—unusual for a sharpie of this size. The interior arrangement shown is for single-handing or a couple. Children or small adults can sleep on the settees. There are two versions included with full plans.

RIG                                         Gaff-rigged, bald-headed schooner or ketch (four options). The Chinese Junk rig can be drawn for this hull as custom design work.

CONSTRUCTION                     Cold-molded plywood/epoxy covered with epoxy-impregnated Xynole- polyester cloth. The hull can also be built in aluminum. Deck and house for all construction methods to be cold-molded plywood/epoxy/ fabric with foam-core option. Spars to be Douglas fir, hollow bird’s mouth construction.