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Classic 50


Length: 50′-0″
Beam: 16′-0″
Draft: 3′-6″
Power: 140 hp

This classic design has lines and style reminiscent of a period of elegant yachting, however her hull is suited for modern plywood and epoxy or steel construction. She has plenty of room for several guests and has potential as a charter yacht or a floating B&B. She can have many of the comforts suited to her style without becoming overcrowded, boxy or expensive to build and operate.

With a proper diesel, perhaps a Detroit 6-71 she will cruise long distances at a civilized and affordable pace. Her pilothouse is set for a real mahogany ship′s wheel, polished brass instruments and traditional hardware. Her salon is large, making it a fine place to watch the scenery as she cruises along the coast and waterways.

Estimated cost for quality construction materials (not including power) 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 Classic 50 Study Plans (PDF Download) for $5
Purchase Classic 50 Construction Plans (Hard Copy) for $5300

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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