Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Design 2415 - Dancer


This I.O.R. racing yacht was designed for a repeat client and launched in 1982. That's her sitting on her shipping cradle at the builder's yard, Shea Marine Builders of Sister Bay, Wisconsin. The boat is cold-molded of western red cedar and Sitka spruce. She is a development of Challenge, design #2381. Note however she is 4' shorter overall.

Here's an article that tells the story. Please double click for zoom.


Here are the plans.


Principal Dimensions
LOA 42'-7"
LWL 33'-5"
Beam 12'-10"
Draft 7'-6"
Displacement 17,500 lbs
Ballast 8,000 lbs
Sail Area 879 sq ft

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