Walter Scott


Though trained as a Naval Architect with a degree from Webb Institue, Walter Scott worked for 30 years at Grumman Aerospace. He was a recognized expert on deep diving submersables. After retiring from Grumman in 1970 he went to work for designer and builder Ted Irwin and ultimately became chief engineer at Irwin Yachts. He was involved with the design of many yachts from the Irwin line.
Richard Watkins, of Watkins yachts, commisioned him to design the WATKINS 27 which went into production in 1977. The ALLMAND 31, another Scott design, appeared in 1979.
He is known to have designed a number of other 'one off' boats.

Sailboats Designed By Walter Scott

Model LOA First Built
ALLMAND 31 30.75 ft / 9.37 m 1978
ALLMAND 35 34.75 ft / 10.59 m 1981
ALLMAND 35 PILOT HOUSE 34.75 ft / 10.59 m 1981
BEACHCOMBER 25 25.33 ft / 7.72 m 1979
BOMBAY CLIPPER 31 31.00 ft / 9.45 m 1975
BOMBAY EXPRESS 26 26.00 ft / 7.92 m 1978
BOMBAY PILOTHOUSE 31 31.00 ft / 9.45 m 1976
CAPTIVA 240 24.00 ft / 7.32 m 1984
CAPTIVA 35 34.75 ft / 10.59 m 1980
IRWIN 10/4 25.33 ft / 7.72 m 1975
ISLAND PACKET 26 MKI 30.00 ft / 9.14 m 1980
ISLAND PACKET 26 MKII 26.00 ft / 7.92 m 1982
OFFSHORE 33 (SCOTT) 33.00 ft / 10.06 m 1978
WATKINS 27 27.00 ft / 8.23 m 1977
WATKINS 29 28.92 ft / 8.81 m 1984


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