The Lynx 14 is a very modern pocket cruising boat designed to give comfortable over night sleeping accommodation in a short boat length. She has been designed for a client who intends to use her for some serious coastal cruising both here and abroad and therefore her layout both internally and in the cockpit has been planned with extended passage making in mind. Internally, she has roomy space for 2 people to sleep on the sole (the sole area is over 4’6’’x6’6’’) and there are carefully thought out stowage areas. The cockpit has seats set at a height to allow the crew to be ‘in’ the boat rather than on it and the lockers house a cooker, gas bottle, deck gear and the oars. The transom will obviously take an outboard and the sail plan is set up so that all controls lead to the cockpit. Her hull is of a wide waterline beam planing type giving her high form stability and she has a pair of weighted bilge daggerboards. This positions them so that they do not interfere with the cabin layout and they are lifted from the cockpit position. Construction is from stitched and epoxied 6mm ply making the structure stiff and light. The hull/deck/cabin/cockpit weigh around 225 lbs and the all up dry weight is approximately 425 lbs (193 kg).
Lynx 14 Particulars
|Hull Mid Depth||2'4"||0.72m|
|Sail Area||106 sq.ft||9.84 sq.m|
|Approx. Dry Weight||425 lbs||193 kg|
|Hull Shape||U shaped with 3 planks per side|
|Construction Methods||Stitch and tape and clinker ply|
|Major plywood requirements for hull||4 x 4mm sheets
11 x 6mm sheets
2 x 9mm sheets
2 x 12mm sheets
1 x 18mm sheet
|Guidance Use||Inland, estuary and coastal|
|Drawing/Design Package||10 x A1 drawings + 11 x A4 instruction sheets|
|Additions and alterations included with the plans||Moulds/jig for standard hull
Moulds/jig for 7 plank per side hull
High peaked gaff main, yawl rig with bowsprit.
Alternative centreboard arrangement.