18 ft Centreboard Sloop, Design #139

Anyone seeking an introduction to the carvel method would do well to pause and consider this little boat. Contained here are all the elements of plank on frame boat building at the smallest scale and in a shape that will present few difficulties to the competent woodworker.

The model of a shallow, beamy daysailer is one seen elsewhere in this catalog:#107 Skylarkand#113 Jessieare close relatives. This one is a little longer than her sisters and carries a small amount of outside ballast and an efficient gaff sloop rig.

Construction: Carvel on bent frame

Length: 18 ft 0 in 
Beam: 7 ft 4 in 
Draft, CB up: 4 ft 3 in 
Ballast: 280 lbs
Sailing rig: Gaff sloop
Sail area: 198 sq. ft
Building time: 1200 hours
Skill level: high

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18 ft Centreboard Sloop, Design #139
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