Core Sound 17
SIMPLE, BEAUTIFUL, FUNCTIONAL, VERSATILE
SAILS LIKE A DREAM
BEAM.................. 5' 10"
DRAFT................71/2" - 3' 6"
SAIL AREA .......119 sq. ft.
HULL WEIGHT...350 - 400 lbs
SAILING WEIGHT 1000 lbs @DWL With people and gear
|Stitch & glue construction
Pre-developed 3/8" & 1/4" panels for strength and light weight
3 piece masts require no rigging and stow in the boat.
|Roomy daysailer; with it's dodger and
tent and the lifting floorboards, it sleeps two adults
comfortably (plus two kids if necessary), with room for
cooking and a porta- potti.
A high, dry, easy to sail boat.
If you are not familiar with this rig, we suggest you go to Why a Cat ketch
|Her performance has been sparkling, this model won the grueling 4th of July Great Race two years in a row, she has only given up 1st place this past year, to her big sister the Core Sound 20. For a description of this exciting race go to The Great Race.|
|Shallow water friendly with kick-up
center board and rudder
Open water capability
Easy to sail, self-tacking
Quick & easy to launch, rig & retrieve
No special building skills needed
Materials: our builders have found that they can build a boat with top quality materials per our recommendations for about $3,000.00-$4,000.00
Major components: plywood: 3 sheets 3/8", 9 sheets 1/4"; 6 gallons epoxy, frp tape; sails (B&B $575.00) for basic lace on sails without reefs. $895.00 for standard sails which includes slides for 5/8" sail track and 2 reefs and battens in each sail.
| Hull # 157 above, beautifully built by Jan
Nicoliasen with traditional aesthetics.
If you like the Core Sound 17, we suggest that you also look at the Core Sound 20
Winning the Everglades Challenge 2006
Core Sound 17 kit
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