17 ft Coastal Rowboat, Design #179

An expedition boat for the minimalists. This is a fast, light open water skiff was drawn with the long distance adventurer in mind. It is set up for either one or two rowers and carries a large downwind rig for use in favourable conditions.  A lovely boat with all kinds of potential. Construction is light strip planking with a skin of glass cloth and epoxy inside and out.

Construction: strip planked

Length: 17 ft 0 in
Beam: 4 ft 9 in
Depth amidships: 1 ft 4 in 
Draft: 1 ft 5 in
weight: 140 lb
Sail area: 63 sq ft
Building time: 400 hours
Skill level: basic

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17 ft Coastal Rowboat, Design #179
17 ft Coastal Rowboat, Design #179 17 ft Coastal Rowboat, Design #179