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27' Demountable Catamaran.

This 27' catamaran is an update to oneof my earliest designs. Like the original, it can still be trailed anywhere. Construction is foam/glass for now, with considerable use of the flat bagging table. I may do a CM version in the future. Like the original, it is designed to be easily built and offer great performance.  The stock plans call for aluminum or carbon tube beams. Boards, deep kickup rudders and a rotating rig help give superior pointing and maneuvering.  I kept the old interior below as the new one will be generally the same but with more room inside.

I see one hull sliding into the other, along the tube, for trailering. This can happen on the water.

As the new set is being done, the plans will still be available for the price of the original. Once the set is complete, the plans cost will be competitive. The b&w picture is one of the original set builds.


Length overall: 27' 1" 8.26 m
Length at waterline: 25' 8" 7.8 m
Beam: 18' 0" 5.49 m
Draft: 9"/4' 9" 0.23 /1.45 m
Weight: 1,105 lb 500 kg.
Displacement: 2,118 lb 960 kg.
Sail-Main: 188 sqft. 17.47 sqm.
Jib: 125 sqft. 11.6 sqm.
Genoa: 177 sqft. 16.44 sqm.
Total: 365 sqft. 33.9 sqm.
Bruce Number: 1.5/1.7
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Study plans:  $100
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Full plans:  $1200

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