Core Sound 17
Cat ketch beach cruiser
|Length overall||17'||5.18 m|
|Beam||5' 10"||1.78 m|
|Draft||3' 6"||1.07 m|
|Draft (cb up)||8"||0.19 m|
|Weight||400 lbs||181 kg|
|Displacement||1000 lbs||454 kg|
|Sail area||119 sq. ft.||11.06 m2|
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Core Sound 15, Cat Ketch 17
- Simple, beatiful, functional, versatile. Sails like a dream.
- Shallow water friendly with kick-up center board and rudder
- Open water capability
- Easy to sail, self-tacking
- Quick & easy to launch, rig & retrieve
- 3 piece masts require no rigging and stow in the boat.
- No special building skills needed
- Pre-developed 3/8" & 1/4" panels for strength and light weight
Roomy daysailer; with it's dodger and tent and the lifting floorboards, it sleeps two adults comfortably (plus two kids if necessary), with room for cooking and a porta- potti.
A high, dry, easy to sail boat.
Her performance has been sparkling, this model won the grueling 4th of July Great Race two years in a row, she has only given up 1st place this past year, to her big sister the Core Sound 20.
Core Sound 17 sailing reefed
Seven people aboard
A Core Sound 17 jumps up on a plane
Rowing with sails up
At the dock
On the trailer
Rigged Core Sound 17 on the trailer
On the trailer
Cabin on the Core Sound 17
Tent for camping
Tent for camping, sides up
Core Sound 17 with bowsprit
Motor in a well
Core Sound CS17 on Jordan Lake NC April 2008
Core Sound CS17 built by a guy named Ken zips along on Jordan Lake NC one afternoon in April 2008.
SV Active Imagination Sailing on the Chesapeake
Core Sound 17 at Chesapeake Small Craft Festival
Roy's CS17: At first day in the water
Texas 200 2009 Kevin and Matt Nicolin
Kevin and Matt Nicolin in their Core Sound 17 just south of the ferry crossing in the Corpus Christi ship channel.
Texas 200 2009 Marty and Kim Apel in Core Sound 17
Marty Williams and Kim Apel in Marty's Core Sound 17 approaching Paul's Mott, Aransas Bay.
8 knots on a Core Sound 17
PHBYC's Piper and Weremermaid on their first Taal Volcano circumnavigation. 11 November 2012. This clip is taken after they passed the fishpens on the western side of Volcano Island.
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