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52' Trimaran

a 52' cruising trimaran in developed plywood.

This Cylinder Molded trimaran was designed for extended world cruising at good speed. It is a very logical and simple design so it will be easy to build. At a glance, the big, slender amas, wide beam, and deep board tell you it will be fast, safe, and point like crazy. Its all plywood/epoxy so will be a rapid build. The decks are ply/core/glass for quick construction and durability. Many of the CM Construction Manual pictures were of this boat being built.

Down below find sleeping for 6 and sit-down dining for 8. The half height board trunk supports the dining table. It has a large galley with an expanse of countertop.

A small 4 series Yanmar pushes it when needed.

Length overall: 53'-2" (16.22 m)
Length at waterline: 52'-6" (16.0 m)
Beam: 38'-11" (11.9 m)
Draft: 2'-2"/9'-7" (.67/2.93 m)
Weight: 10.738 lb (4.881 kg)
Displacement: 16.350 lb (7.432 kg)
Sail main : 796 sqft. (74.0 sqm)
blade: 330 sqft (30.7 sqm )
genoa: 656 sqft (60.1 sqft )
spinn: 1,330 sqft (123.6 sqm )


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