Sharpie 44 — Clapham MINOCQUA Pilothouse Cruiser

L.O.A.                           44’ 5”

L.W.L.                           35’ 3”

BEAM                           12’ 3” (over the rails)

DRAFT                          2’ 6”

BRIDGE CLEARANCE  50’ 0” (Marconi Yawl Rig)

DISPLACEMENT           12,750 lbs. (approx.)

BALLAST                       4,250 lbs. (approx.)

TYPE                             Auxiliary Sail. This enlarged version has 5’ 11” standing headroom.

Inspired by Thomas Clapham’s “Roslyn Yawl” Minocqua, 1892

RIG                                1) Yawl with sliding-Gunter main, club-footed jib and Marconi mizzen

                                      2) Marconi Yawl (762 sq. ft.)

                                      3) Gaff Schooner

SAIL AREA                    Varies with rig

TANKAGE                     Fuel: 100 gal.           

                          Water: 250 gal.

ACCOMMODATION       Layout is for five using saloon settees and large V-berth forward. The centerboard         trunk is incorporated as a drop-leaf table to seat six. Even by modern standards     this is an ultralight, high-performance sailboat.

AUXILIARY POWER      Plans show inboard 3-cyl Yanmar 3JH5E diesel (35hp  cont.).

CONSTRUCTION           Cold-molded marine plywood covered with epoxy-impregnated Xynole-polyester or   Dynel cloth. Decks, Houses and coachroofs of ply construction incorporating sawn   beams. The hull is built around longitudinals and structural bulkheads, greatly   simplifying lofting and hull lay-up. All surfaces are developable, allowing full-sheet   construction.

PLANS                          Full construction plans include The Sharpie Book, Construction Notes and   Construction Details. DESIGN                  By Reuel B. Parker