BELLE Photos and Info

  • At her mooring...

LOA: 16’0”
Beam: 6’2”
Draft: 0’9”
Weight: approx 550lb hull weight
Ballast: none (optional 40-50lb in bilge)
Sail Area: 126 sq ft
Construction: Plywood epoxy lapstrake
Rig: Gaff sloop
Waters: Protected
Outboard: 2hp gas or electric trolling motor

BELLE reflects my own thoughts on the ideal small daysailer, since she was designed initially just for my own use. That said, after launch I was very gratified to receive many positive comments and appreciations of the boat. Thus the “Belle” design was born.

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