Re: Looking for the right boat
- Hi Ben,
> I'm new to the group but I've been sailing for a number of years.cabin space
> I'm looking for that "perfect" boat just like many others. I was
> hoping that some of you familiar with Bolgers designs (so many!)
> might be able to help. Here's what I'm looking for,
> around 20 feet
> round bilge type
> square stern and plumb bow
> gaff cutter (and of course the topsail)
> comfortable for two - of course deck space is more important than
> small inboard dieselGreatlakes region and the Caribbean
> really like the lapstrake look, clinker or ply
> offshore capable - she will divide her time between the
> trailerable - displacement doesn't bother me, I have the vehicleand experience to move heavy loads
The closest design to your specification appears to me to be Paul
Gartside's Itchen Ferry Cutter #101.
The estimated building time is close to two years of full time work.
Gartside's Surprise II, #131 is only two feet longer than your
specs, and consumes another 700 hours of building time by the
> The closest design to your specification appears to me to be PaulMake that close to one year of full time effort.
> Gartside's Itchen Ferry Cutter #101.
> The estimated building time is close to two years of full time work.