Lil Tyke

Lil Tyke is a 15′4″ (on deck) x 5′ 4″ beam sloop, designed by Edwin Monk. The design and construction information was published in the 1958 issue of “Boats you can build” by Popular Mechanics, #592.

Built, using fir frames, 1/4″ plywood and sheathed in Epoxy/Fiberglass. The centerboard is 3/16″ Aluminum. Used sails were obtained through eBay.

Launched on July 31, 2012, in the lake at Edward Medard Park, near Plant City, in Hillsbourgh County, Florida and will be sailing in Lake Thonotosassa and Tampa Bay, weather permitting.

Built by: George Klitsch, Valrico, FL.
gklitsch@tampabay.rr.com

Design Specs

LOA:
15′ 
4″
Beam:
5′ 
4″
Designer Name: 
Edwin Monk
Type/Rig/Power: 
sloop
Builder Name: 
George Klitsch
Home Port: 
Plant City, FL
Launching Date: 
July 31, 2012