Windward 17 by Chesapeake Marine Design

Daysailer/Beach Cruiser


Length overall17'5.18 m
Beam5'1.52 m
Draft2' 6"0.76 m
Draft (cb up)1' 3"0.38 m
Weight280 lbs127 kg
Sail area106 sq. ft.9.85 m2
Hull construction Plywood
Gallery 1 photo
See also Windward 15Windward 21
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URL: http://www.cmdboats.com/windward17.htm

Description:

WINDWARD 17 was designed for Richard Elton of Mt Pleasant, SC. He wanted a longer version of the successful Windward 15 with a larger cockpit (2 ft) and more sail area. She has very graceful lines.

She is fast with modest sail area, has camp cruising capabilities under a boom tent, and has a stable chine hull. The sprit boom is very easy to handle on all points of sail. Her graceful lines make her a pleasure to build and sail. See Boat Design Quarterly (No. 2) for a design review.

Construction is 3/8" plywood and epoxy over straight frames. Plans include: materials, lines, construction, and a sail plan. A full size frame plan is available.

Estimated cost for quality construction materials (not including sails) is $7000. This cost includes a high level of outfit and finish you can be proud of after putting the effort into building this fine boat.

Windward 17

Deck plan
Deck plan
Sloop rig (120 sq.ft.)
Sloop rig (120 sq.ft.)

Photo gallery

Windward 17 rear view
Windward 17 rear view




See also

Design Length Beam Sail area Engine power Compare
Windward 15 Windward 15 by Chesapeake Marine Design
Daysailer/Beach Cruiser
15'
4.57 m
5'
1.52 m
70 sq. ft.
6.50 m2
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Windward 21 Windward 21 by Chesapeake Marine Design
Daysailer/Cuddy Cruiser
21'
6.4 m
6' 9"
2.06 m
156 sq. ft.
14.49 m2
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