16′ Catboat built for shallow water coastal cruising, first launched in 1986 and built by John Thorpe Sr., it won the 'Broad Axe Award' from the National Catboat Society for for best home built craftsmanship. Eastern Cedar on steam bent oak. Galley space and cozy double bunk below.
LOD : 16’3”
BEAM : 8’1”
DRAFT : 1’6” Brd up
DISPLACEMENT : 2000#
SAIL AREA : 180 SQ. FT.
EASTERN CEDAR ON STEAM BENT WHITE OAK w/ BRONZE SCREWS
HOUSE SIDES, COCKPIT, BULKHEADS AND COMBING- SPINED CEDAR STAVING
PINE OVER OAK BEAMS
PINE OVER LAMINATED ASH BEAMS
Cockpit is 5’ X 6’
SEATS WITH OPEN BULKHEAD SPACE BELOW
DOWN BELOW :
DOUBLE V- BERTH WITH THREE SECTIONS. THE CENTER SECTION IS HINGED SO THAT THE CENTER SECTION BECOMES A BACKREST FOR AFT SECTION AS A SEAT
UPHOLSTERED FOAM CUSHIONS CARE IN THREE SECTIONS TO FACILITATE USE AS BOTH A SEAT AND DOUBLE BERTH.
TO PORT IS A FOOD STORAGE CABINET, DRAWER, COOKING SURFACE AND BIN STORAGE BELOW.
TO STARBOARD IS A FRONT OPENING VERTICAL SPACE FOR AN ICE BOX WITH DISH STORAGE ABOVE AND FORWARD OF THAT A SMALL WORKING SPACE WITH HANGING CUPBOARD ABOVE AND BIN STORAGE BELOW.
A PORTA-POTTY CAN BE CONCEALED BENEATH AND ‘ENGINE BOX’ IN THE CENTER OF THE COCKPIT AND TRANSFERRED TO THE CABIN IN THE EVENT OF A CROWDED ANCHORAGE.
THE BOAT WAS DESIGNED BY ITS BUILDER JOHN THORPE SR. FATHER OF JOHN THORPE JR- PRESENT OWNER. DESIGN CRITERIA AND INSPIRATION CAME FROM FENWICK WILLIAMS’ CHAPTER ON DESIGN IN THE CATBOAT BOOK
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Thank you, Glenn Schroeder
The Company offers the details of this vessel in good faith but cannot guarantee or warrant the accuracy of this information nor warrant the condition of the vessel. A buyer should instruct his agents, or his surveyors, to investigate such details as the buyer desires validated. This vessel is offered subject to prior sale, price change, or withdrawal without notice.