Claude Allen Smith

1934 - 2008


Well known designer and boat builder from New Zealnd. Among his best known designs are the EASTERLY 30 as well as the PACIFIC 38 (called the COMPASS 38 in Australia). He also became a dedicated advocate for the International Dragon Class, first resoring a number of older boats and later developing his own mold for contructon of new boats in fiberglass.

Sailboats Designed By Claude Allen Smith

Model LOA First Built
COMPASS 38 38.06 ft / 11.60 m 1970
EASTERLY 30 (SMITH) 29.99 ft / 9.14 m 1970
PACIFIC 38 38.06 ft / 11.60 m 1972


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