Hird Island Electric Skiff Sail Data

# X-SD-10300

Sailboat Description

The Hird Island Electric Skiff was designed by Doug Hylan to explore narrow and winding waterways. It can be powered by oars, sail or as the name implies a small electric motor. The Hird Island Electric Skiff uses an easily handled lug rig with a sail that can be easily hoisted or doused depending on weather conditions.

Length 15'3"
Beam 4'
Draft 9" up and 2'6" board down
Sail Area 58 sq. ft.

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Boat Specifications

Length15.25 ft
Builder/DesignerDoug Hylan
Source of DataDesigner/Builder Sailplan

Sail Data

Lugsail

Luff5.25ft
Foot8ft
Leech12.75ft
Head8ft
Clew-Throat9.58ft
Stayn/a
CommentsLug rig 1 reef, lace on head, loose footed, 58 sq. ft.

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