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18’ Sailing Canoe

Designed for an experienced canoe sailor in New Jersey, Omega is to be of stitch-and-glue construction and has a single swinging leeboard and standing lugsail.  The hull is a very efficient and asymmetrical, and steering is by custom canoe paddle.  Full-size and model patterns developed.  Construction of 4.5mm plywood is planned for the fall of 2014.  Update November ’14: Construction will be traditional wood now.

Specifications

LOA

Beam

Depth Amidships

Approx weight (sailing)

Sail Area

18’

37”

16.5”

70 lbs.

51 ft.

5.48 m

0.94 m

0.42 m

32 kg

4.74 m

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