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Length: 30′-0″
Beam: 9′-6″
Draft: 1′-4″ and up
Draft: 4′-6″ and dn
Weight: 11000 lbs
Sail Area: 380 sf

BAHAMA MAMA was designed for Gary Clements of GFC Boats. He wanted a shallow draft cruising sailboat to be built with modest means, have accommodations for 4 or 5 people, and standing headroom in the cabin. She has big boat capabilities. She is ideal for island hopping to a secluded anchorage. She will sit upright when the tide runs out [centerboard version]. Both tandem centerboard and keel versions are available. Look for a design review in WoodenBoat (May/June ′94).

Construction is tack and tape plywood and epoxy. Plans include: materials, panel dimensions, construction, two interior arrangements, sail plan and rig details. No lofting is required. Build her and enjoy the carefree cruising lifestyle.

Estimated cost for quality construction materials (not including power or sails) is $4 to $6 per pound. This cost includes a high level of outfit and finish you can be proud of after putting the effort into building this fine boat.

How To Order

Purchase Bahama Mama Study Plans (PDF Download) for $5
Purchase Bamaha Mama Construction Plans (PDF Only) - Centerboard for $440
Purchase Bahama Mama Construction Plans (PDF Only) - Keel Version for $460
Purchase Bamaha Mama Construction Plans - Centerboard (Hard Copy) for $440
Purchase Bahama Mama Construction Plans - Keel Version (Hard Copy) for $460

Not ready to buy? e-mail us why at karl@cmdboats.com
We are interested to know how we can to help you get underway!

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