A 17′ sport-boat trailer-cruiser
The 17′ sloop BULLNOSE combines sport-boat performance with camp-cruiser stability. It is also easy to build. Read all about this exciting concept boat in WoodenBoat No. 277.
- LOA: 17′6″
- LWL: 14′8″
- Beam: 7′11″
- Displacement: 1,250 lbs
- Sail Area: 165 sq ft
The 17′ BULLNOSE is a beamy and stable pocket cruiser with sportboat performance. The boat has a deep, roomy cockpit and a small, cozy cabin. The cockpit has plenty of enclosed storage, and the cabin has a simple V-berth.
J.F. Bedard is a graduate of the Westlawn Institute of Marine Technology. He owns Bedard Yacht Design of Tarpon Springs, Florida (www.bedardyachtdesign.com).
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