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16' Goshawk Plans

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The Goshawk was designed for an American company for use in their boat hire business. The design brief called for a boat which was tough and which, for only a 16' length, would have as comfortable a cabin space as possible. To go with this, she had to be very stable and easily handled by both novice and experienced sailor alike and hence the rig had to be self tending . Basing the new craft on our Skylark 16 Mark 2 and using some of the ideas developed for our Lynx 16 design, we remodelled the Skylark hull using an additional chine and a little more beam. The cabin goes right out to the hull side so that sitting space inside the cabin is comfortable and she has a large cockpit over which a boom tent may be used. Construction uses the stitch/epoxy method with pre-shaped ply bulkheads and girders. LOD 15'10" (4.8m); Beam 7'9" (2.35m); Draft 1'2"/3' (.38/.92m); Sail Area 185 sq. ft. (17.2 sq.m); Approx. wht 1200 lbs. (544 kg); Ballast 220 lbs (100kg). 

Note - various rig options plus an open and motor version are also available - below.


There is an open version and a motor version but you have to have the plans plus the suppliment (check the box above the add to cart button) for either of these:


16' Goshawk Particulars

LOD 15'10" 4.8m
Beam 7'9" 2.35m
Hull Mid Depth 2'1 1/2" 0.65m
Draft 1'2"/3' 0.38/0.92m
Sail Area 185 sq.ft 17.2 sq.m
Approx. Dry Weight 1200 lbs 544 kg
Ballast 220 lbs 100 kg
Maximum Headroom 4'2" 1.27m
Number of berths 2  
Hull Shape U shaped - flat bottom plank plus 3 planks per side
Construction Methods Stitch and tape
Major plywood requirements for hull 17 x 9mm sheets
2 1/2 x 12mm sheets
Guidance Use 3-4 adults estuary and coastal sailing
Drawing/Design Package 11 x A1 drawings + 15 x A4 instruction sheets
Additions and alterations included with the plans Plank/frame shapes for 6'10" beam version
Lug rig with jib and bowsprit
Balanced lug rig
Chinese Junk rig
Steel bilge keel arrangement
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