The Howth Head is a plywood version of the steel Lambay Island design. Like the Lambay, she is a 22' motor boat with a large cockpit area and comfortable accommodation with 2 large berths, w.c. compartment and galley with dining space in the cockpit.
Construction is ply hull panels over a framework of plywood bulkheads/frames slotted onto a ply fore and aft girder. the chine seams are either conventional wood stringers or expoy and tape. She may take inboard engines up to 50 hp.
Howth Head 22 Particulars
|Hull Mid Depth||4'1"||1.25m|
|Maximum Headroom (wheelhouse)||6'5"||1.95m|
|Approx. Dry Weight||3750 lbs||1700 kg|
|Engine||Up to 50 hp inboard|
|Hull Shape||V bottom single chine|
|Construction Methods||Ply over frame|
|Major plywood requirements for hull||36 sheets|
|Drawing/Design Package||8 x A1 drawings + 8 x A4 instruction/spec sheets|
|Additions and alterations included with the plans|