Sunday, April 3, 2011

Design 849 - Sound One Design


It's somewhat disappointing that we don't have images of every boat in the collection. Here's an example. I like this type of boat a lot: small cruising boat with a small deckhouse with big windows and shallow draft. Perfect for gunkholing and exploring just about anywhere. I think she probably looks a lot like Pelican, design #289. Click here to see an image of her.

I can't tell much about the design. The fact that she is entitled "one-design" tells me it's a potential class boat for multiple builds. She was built by the Sound Marine Construction Company of Greenport, Long Island. The year was 1949.

Construction is typical S&S: mahogany planking over oak structure with silicon bronze fasteners.

Here's the general arrangement plan.


Here's a peek at the lines. As always, double click for zoom.


Principal Dimensions
LOA 31'-0"
LWL 23'-0"
Beam 9'-0"
Draft 3'-0"
Displacement 9,472 lbs
Ballast 3,140 lbs
Sail Area 469 sq ft

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