20 ft Centreboard Sloop, Design #170

A simple trailerable sailboat with good performance and a comfortable two berth layout. This is a boat that is intended to be kept ashore on a trailer to minimize costs then launched wherever the whim takes for weekends afloat. The hull is shallow and flat floored to make launch and retrieval easy and the mast is stepped in a tabernacle for quick set up. The construction is kept simple and economical with the home builder in mind.

Construction: strip planking

Length: 20 ft 0 in
Beam: 7 ft 8 in
Draft: 1 ft 2 in, 4 ft 6 in board down
Displacement: 2000 lb
Ballast: 600 lb
Sail area: 206 sq ft
Building time: 2000 hours
Skill level: intermediate

Design #170: 6 Sheets

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