18FT Half-Decked Racing Gaff Cutter, Design #93

The client for this design needed a racing boat with a traditional look, designed for a lake in Italy where engines were prohibited. This boat needs the weight of two or three crew for optimum performance, particularly in strong winds. It is a fast and very exciting daysailer or club racer. Originally a metric plan, the design was recently re-drawn in imperial units

Construction: Cold molded or strip planked

Length on deck: 18 ft  0 ins
Beam: 7 ft  0 ins

Draft, CB: up 1 ft  10 ins
Draft, CB: down 4 ft 3 ins

Displacement: 2500 lbs
Ballast: 1100 lbs

Sailing rig: Gaff cutter
Sail area: 22.7 sq. meters 

Building time: 1000 hours
Skill level: Intermediate 

Design #93A: 5 Sheets

18FT Half-Decked Racing Gaff Cutter, Design #93
18FT Half-Decked Racing Gaff Cutter, Design #93 18FT Half-Decked Racing Gaff Cutter, Design #93