16' Sand Grouse Plans

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The Sand Grouse was originally conceived as a more sophisticated version of a Skylark 16 with a pointed bow. An additional chine was added to sweeten her lines and her hull depth was increased to help sitting headroom in the cabin. She has an outboard well and space inside for a basic galley and two berths. There is plenty of stowage in her aft cockpit lockers as well as under the fore deck. The centreplate is ‘L’ shaped so that it fits low down under the cabin sole and does not intrude into the cabin space and the pivot is outside the hull through the integral keel so that there is no chance of annoying leaks. An easily handled gunter ketch rig has been used so that the sails are in easily handled areas with short spar lengths. To keep trailing weight down, ballast is limited to the steel centreplate, but there is room for more below the cabin sole if you wish. Construction is based upon pre shaped ply hull panels and epoxy fillet joints.

16' Sandgrouse Particulars

LOD 15'6" 4.7m
Beam 6'5" 1.96m
Hull Mid Depth 2'4" 0.72m
Draft 1'3"/3' 0.38/0.92m
Sail Area 111 sq.ft 10.3 sq.m
Approx. Dry Weight 1100 lbs 500 kg
Ballast (if used) 250 lbs 113 kg
Maximum Headroom 4'2" 1.26m
Number of berths 2
Hull Shape Flat bottom with 3 planks per side
Construction Methods Stitch and tape
Major plywood requirements for hull 2 x 4mm sheets
12 x 9mm sheets
5 x 12mm sheets
Guidance Use Inland, estuary and coastal
Drawing/Design Package 4 x A1 drawings + 8 x A4 instruction sheets
Additions and alterations included with the plans

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