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35' Cruising Trimaran

35' cruising developed-plywood trimaran.

This 35' trimaran was one of my favorites to do. It was based on my own wildly successful trimaran, but with all the improvements that years of racing and cruising that boat showed. The original tri was my livaboard home after I graduated from Architecture school, but it was also among the fastest sailboats in Seattle for many years.

This design has all the features that make up a great tri; wide amas way out there, a deep board and rotating mast. Inside it has a double on starboard, a single on port and another forward. Aft it has another double; the master stateroom. What a great place to relax and watch the ocean zoom past.

Construction is the very rapid CM plywood/epoxy method. Large, flat surfaces have core material to give extra stiffness.

The foundation plans as shown below are hand drawn, but the bulk of the construction sheets are continuously updated on computer.

Length overall: 10.82 m
Beam: 8.53 m
Draft: 0.49/2.16m
Weight: 1610 kg
Displacement: 2631 kg
Sails - Main: 38.8 sqm
Blade: 16.7 sqm.
Spinn.: 62.9 sqm.


Study plans:  $100
Email Study Plans:  $50
Full plans:  $2100

All study plans are now available for email delivery at half the price of paper plans!

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