Designed by Karl Stambaugh
The flat-bottomed hull will go together easily from sheet-plywood and epoxy in stitch-and-glue fashion. Stambaugh tells us to assemble Catbird by bending pre-cut plywood panels for the bottom (1/2") and sides (3/8") over seven transverse frames.
LOA - 16'0"
Beam - 5'4"
Draft (cb up) - 1'0"
(cb down) - 2'0"
Weight - 350 lbs
Sail area: (ketch) 110 sq ft
(yawl) 118 sq ft
Construction: stitch and glue plywood panels shaped over plywood frames.
Skill needed: Basic to Intermediate
No lofting is required.
Plans include 7 sheets.
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MORE INFO ON THIS DESIGN:
16' Catbird was featured in Boat Design Quarterly #23.