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Skerry - Steven Roberts

Skerry - Emmanuel Conrath

It’s an ideal first boatbuilding project, and a good boat in which to learn to sail or row. The Skerry will take you for a relaxing afternoon sail, or it has the capacity and performance to go “beachcruising”---sailing or rowing by day and pulling up on a secluded beach each evening to camp. The Skerry’s feather-light weight and shallow draft mean that you can poke into quiet waters, pull the boat over a sandbar, and explore that hidden cove. Skerries

There is not an ugly line on this boat. The sheer is beautiful and accented by the lines of the chines. The chines add interest and eye candy to an already appealing boat... I see myself in a Skerry, Piper perched in the bow, Three Nuns smoldering in one of my vintage Dunhills, silently sailing down the shoreline on a reach trolling for cut-trout. Bliss would be mine.

– Robert H. Perry, Yacht Designer, Sailing Magazine

are daysailing and camp-cruising all over the world. Also available are sloop and balanced-lug rigs, for racers and cruisers, respectively. With all three available rigs the Skerry is a great pleasure to sail, nicely balanced, and fast on all points.

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