PRICE: $ 62,500.00 SOLD!
Located In: Rhode Island
Hull Material: Fiberglass
Builder: Edey and Duff
Designer: L. Francis Herreshoff
Hull Shape: Monohull
LOA: 28 ft 0 in
Beam: 6 ft 11 in
LWL: 22 ft 10 in
Minimum Draft: 2 ft 9 in
Displacement: 4000 lbs
Ballast: 2400 lbs
Sails and Rigging
Brand new Doyle Blue Water Jib & Main (used <10X)
Main Description: 2 Reefs, 2 Full Battens, 2 Partial Battens, Racing Roach Profile, Luff Slides, Insignia, Foot Slides, Sail Bag.
Set of Harding Dacron cruising sails in excellent shape
Main and Jib Sail Covers
Electric bilge pump (standard manual pump)
Masthead running lights/ wind indicator
Running rigging is Endura Classic Braid (main jib sheet, outhaul, halyards)
Triad Dual Axel Trailer
L.Francis Herreshoff was partial to the advantages of comparatively shallow draft designs. He compensated for this factor by employing longer waterlines, easily driven body plans and sensible, moderate-sized rigs and sail plans.
The Stuart Knockabout is a splendid example of these basic design principles. She is exceptionally fast and, therefore, a joy to sail. She also has surprising power and is not slowed perceptibly by an oncoming sea. She is comfortable and forgiving, and with every unnecessary piece of complicated gear absent, what is left is an uncluttered, simple, easily handled thoroughbred.
In building each Stuart Knockabout, we have endeavored to preserve the essence of the original wooden boat and advance the comfort and sailing performance in a more forgiving and easier to maintain version. The foam cored fiberglass hull construction is also lighter and permits the addition of 2400 pounds of keel ballast, bringing the completed boat to her designed displacement, thereby increasing her capability to carry sail into a good breeze.
Stuart Knockabouts are great options for PHRF or one-design class racing.
SK54 was built in 2002 by Edey and Duff of Mattapoisett, MA and has maintained and stored indoors during the off season. SK54 comes well equipped with 2 sets of sails (Doyle and Harding Sails), sail covers, updated running rigging, and a custom Triad Trailer.
She is currently indoors in Rhode Island and available for viewing by appointment.
Please contact Tyler Fields at Ballentine's Boat Shop via Email for more information about this listing or to schedule an appointment for viewing. Call Amy or Tyler at: 508-563-2800
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