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Key Lime Sailing Club in Key Largo, FL
GLOUCESTER 18
Hull Type:  Centerboard Dinghy Rig Type:  Fractional Sloop
LOA:  18.00' / 5.49m LWL:  16.67' / 5.08m
Beam:  6.00' / 1.83m Listed SA:  175 ft2 / 16.26 m2
Draft (max.)  3.83' / 1.17m Draft (min.)  0.58' / 0.18m
Displacement:  500 lbs./ 227 kgs. Ballast:  
Sail Area/Disp.1:  44.51 Bal./Disp.:   Disp./Len.:  48.19
Designer:  Rod Macalpine-Downie/Dick Gibbs
Builder:  Gloucester Yachts (USA)
Construction:  FG Wood Bal. type:  
First Built:  1985 Last Built:   # Built:  
BUILDERS (past & present)
More about & boats built by:   Lockley Newport Boats (USA)
DESIGNER
More about & boats designed by:   J.R. (Rod) Macalpine-Downie
More about & boats designed by:   Dick Gibbs
RELATED LINKS
  Buccaneer 18 Class Association  www.buccaneer18.org
SEE ALSO:
Related Boat:   BUCCANEER 18
NOTES
Same as the BUCCANEER 18.
When Gloucester Yachts purchased the molds for the BUCCANEER 18 in the mid 1980's, they renamed it the GLOUCESTER 18.

BUCCANEER 18 PRODUCTION HISTORY:
Chrysler Corporation - 1968 thru 1980, hull #1 thru approx. #4050. (Just over 4000 boats built).
Texas Marine International (TMI) - 1981 thru 1982, hull approx. #4051 thru approx. #4750. (Around 700 boats built).
Wellcraft Marine Corporation, Starwind Division - 1982 thru 1984, hull approx. #4751 thru approx. #5000. (Approx. 250 boats built).
Gloucester Yachts - 1985 thru 1986, hull #5001 thru #5059. (59 boats built).
Cardinal Yachts - 1987 thru present, hull #5060 thru #5065, #5100 thru #5106 and #5200 thru #5214. (28 boats built).

Nickels Boatworks is current builder. (2008)

Not the same as another GLOUCESTER 18 (aka WHITECAP), designed by Harry Sindle, and also built by Gloucester Yachts.
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