Sharpie Cat 42 — Fast Cruiser

L.O.D.                         42’

L.W.L.                          39’ 6”

BEAM                         22’

DRAFT                                    1’ 6”/6’ (3’ 8” Rudders Down)

SAIL AREA                  900 sq. ft.

DISPLACEMENT          12,000 lbs. light/14,000 lbs. laden

CAPACITIES                 Fuel: 120g; Water: 200g; Payload: 1,500 lbs.

RIG                             Sloop/Fully-battened mainsail/Rotating wing mast

MAST HEIGHT             52’

DECK CLEARANCE    1’ 8” min/loaded

POWER                       2x Yanmar 2YM15 OR 2×15 hp Four-stroke Outboards in wells

TYPE                           Fast Cruising Catamaran

ACCOMMODATIONS      Four double berths in separate cabins, two heads.

HEADROOM                 6’ 1” average

CONSTRUCTION         Cold-molded wood hulls, plywood intensive for fast one-off construction, composite marine plywood/foam-core deck and coachroof covered with epoxy-impregnated Xynole-polyester or Dynel fabric.  Mast: laminated using aircraft plywood and epoxy. Boom and Davits: aluminum. Gaff: laminated wood

PAYLOAD                    4,000 lbs total: water, fuel, stores, crew