Charles Wittholz

1918 - 1993


Charles Wittholz designed hundreds of sail and power boats during his 50 year career. He studied naval architecture at University of Michigan and MIT.
He first went to work at the office of John Alden and then Philip Rhodes.
Some of his designs went into production for builders such as Chrysler and Cheoy Lee. Many others were custom. Known especially for his catboats and power trawlers.

Mrs. Estelle Wittholz
100 Williamsburg Dr.
Silver Spring, MD 20901
USA
Tel: (301)593-7711

Sailboats Designed By Charles Wittholz

Model LOA First Built
CAPE COD CAT 17.00 ft / 5.18 m 1971
DEPARTURE 35 35.00 ft / 10.67 m 1979
DICKERSON 35 (WHITTHOLZ) 35.00 ft / 10.67 m 1958
DYER DHOW 9.00 ft / 2.74 m 1944
LONE STAR 13 (CHRYSLER) 13.08 ft / 3.99 m 1963
LONE STAR 16 (CHRYSLER) 16.00 ft / 4.88 m 1969
MIDSHIPMAN 52 (CHEOY LEE-WITTHOLZ) 51.50 ft / 15.70 m 1977
WINDJAMMER 17 16.75 ft / 5.11 m 1966
WITTHOLZ 53 (CHEOY LEE) 53.00 ft / 16.15 m 1977


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