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Length: 17′-0″
Beam: 5′-0″
Draft: 1′-3 and up
Draft: 2′-6″ and dn
Weight: 280 lbs
Sail Area: 106 sf Gaff
     120 sf Sloop

WINDWARD 17 was designed for Richard Elton of Mt Pleasant, SC. He wanted a longer version of the successful Windward 15 with a larger cockpit (2 ft) and more sail area. She has very graceful lines.

She is fast with modest sail area, has camp cruising capabilities under a boom tent, and has a stable chine hull. The sprit boom is very easy to handle on all points of sail. Her graceful lines make her a pleasure to build and sail. See Boat Design Quarterly (No. 2) for a design review.

Construction is 3/8" plywood and epoxy over straight frames. Plans include: materials, lines, construction, and a sail plan. A full size frame plan is available.
Estimated cost for quality construction materials (not including sails)
is $7000. 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 Windward 17 Study Plans (PDF Download) for $1
Purchase Windward 17 Construction Plans (PDF Only) for $85
Purchase Windward 17 Construction Plans (Hard Copy) for $85

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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