CAPE COD KNOCKABOUT

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Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Centerboard Dinghy
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
18.00 ft / 5.49 m
LWL:
15.50 ft / 4.72 m
Beam:
6.00 ft / 1.83 m
S.A. (reported):
165.00 ft2 / 15.33 m2
Draft (max):
4.17 ft / 1.27 m
Draft (min):
0.75 ft / 0.23 m
Displacement:
650 lb / 295 kg
S.A./Disp.:
35.24
Disp./Len.:
77.92
Construction:
Wood /FG
First Built:
1925
# Built:
2700
Builder:
Cape Cod Shipbuilding (USA)
Designer:
Charles S. Gurney

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
35.24
Disp./Len.:
77.92
Comfort Ratio:
5.68
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.77

Notes

Originally called the CAPE COD BABY KNOCKABOUT. Charles Gurney was the founder of Cape Cod Shipbuilding. Fiberglass construction was approved in 1960. Spinnakers were added in 1938. (150 sq. ft.). One of the most popular one-design classes in New England for many years.
A fixed keel, 'Lake George' version (sailed at Lake George, NY USA), was also built.

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