Sailboats - Cruising

Sharpie 31.5 EGRET

Sharpie 31.5′ EGRETL.O.A.: 31′ 6 ½″SPARRED LENGTH: 35′ 6″L.W.L.: 26′ 3″BEAM: 8′ 6″DRAFT: 1′ 2 ¼″ /4′ 8″SAIL AREA : (Depends on rig)DISP.: 5,000# (approximate, for cruising)BALLAST: 1,500 lbs. lead, inside; additional to trim as needed. WaterTYPE: Sharpie Lifeboat based on Commodore Ralph Munroe’s EGRET. This vessel is intended for coastal and island-hopping cruises, and represents the most sea-worthy sharpie type. This version has 5′ of headroom—unusual for a sharpie of this size. The interior arrangement shown is for single-handing or a couple. Children or small adults can sleep on the settees. There are two versions included with full plans.RIG: Gaff-rigged, bald-headed schooner or ketch (four options). The Chinese Junk rig can be drawn for this hull as custom design work.CONSTRUCTION: Cold-molded plywood/epoxy covered with epoxy-impregnated Xynole- polyester cloth. The hull can also be built in aluminum. Deck and house for all construction methods to be cold-molded plywood/epoxy/ fabric with foam-core option. Spars to be Douglas fir, hollow bird’s mouth construction.

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