"Sunquest"

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Design 0904

Motor Sailer, Ketch Rigged
Design Category: "Offshore"

Principal Dimensions Imp. Metric
Length on Deck: ft/m
46.2 14.04
Designed Waterline Length:ft/m
39.8 12.10
Beam: ft/m
13.0 3.95
Draft: ft/m 4.5 1.37
Displacement: lbs/kg
39200 17818
Ballast: lbs/kg 5000 2273
Inside Ballast: lbs/kg 2000 909
Sail Area: ft^2/m^2. 50% Miz 644 59.9
Single Screw
Design cost: $975 for one set of building plans, specifications and the rights to build one boat.

Study plans are available. Set of 3 in same scale as drawn cost $50.

Plan Order Form 0904

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



Type: Pilothouse, Full Keel

  • Year Designed: 1954
  • Hull Type: Round Bottom
  • Back Bone: Sawn
  • Floors: Wood & Metal
  • Frames: Steam Bent
  • Skin: Carvel, Single Planked
  • Ballast Keel: Cast Lead
  • Spars: Hollow Sitka Spruce

Building Data
  • Construction Material: Wood
  • Number of Plans: 22
  • Specifications: Yes
  • Block List: Yes
  • Lofting Required: Yes
  • Skill Level: Experienced
  • Level of Details: Above Average
  • Alternative Construction Methods: None


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