"Tabby"

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Design 0838

Cat Boat
Design Category: "Coastal"

Principal Dimensions Imp. Metric
Length on Deck: ft/m
18.1 5.50
Designed Waterline Length:ft/m
17.6 5.35
Beam: ft/m
8.6 2.61
Draft, Centerboard Up: ft/m 2.0 0.61
Displacement: lbs/kg
   
Ballast: lbs/kg    
Inside Ballast: lbs/kg As Needed  
Sail Area: ft^2/m^2. 257 23.9
     
Design cost: $250 for one set of building plans, specifications and the rights to build one boat.

Study plans are available. Set of 2 in same scale as drawn cost $30.

Plan Order Form 0838

The design may not be modified or reproduced without our written permission.



Type: Aft Cockpit, Gaff Rigged
  • Year Designed: 1949
  • Hull Type: Round Bottom
  • Back Bone: Sawn
  • Floors: Wood
  • Frames:Steam Bent
  • Skin: Carvel, Single Planked
  • Centerboard: Wood with 35lbs of lead ballast
  • Spars: Sitka Spruce

Building Data
  • Construction Material: Wood
  • Number of Plans: 4
  • Specifications: Yes
  • Block List: No
  • Lofting Required: Yes
  • Skill Level: Experienced
  • Level of Details: Average
  • Alternative Construction Methods: None


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