Shadow by Woods Designs

A detuned Strider with LAR keels

Length overall24'7.3 m
Waterline length21' 10"6.65 m
Beam14'4.3 m
Draft1' 10"0.55 m
Headroom4' 5"1.35 m
Weight1543 lbs700 kg
Displacement2205 lbs1000 kg
Sail area202 sq. ft.18.80 m2
Hull construction Cold moulded, Strip planking
See also StriderSkua



Shadow features low aspect ratio (LAR) keels and a solid cockpit floor with a deep mast beam. All sail controls are simple (no winches) and the cockpit area is kept clear of ropes. The side opening hatches allow safe access when under way.

This is the same basic design as the Strider Club which we sailed as a convoy of 3 boats singlehanded to the Soviet Union in 1989. We lived on board for the 3 months of the trip and sailed over 3000 miles from Plymouth UK to Tallinn.


See also

Design Length Beam Sail area Engine power Compare
Strider Strider by Woods Designs
The "Classic" trailable catamaran
7.3 m
4.3 m
269 sq. ft.
25.00 m2
Skua by Woods Designs
9m trailable coastal cruiser/racer
29' 6"
9 m
18' 4"
5.6 m
441 sq. ft.
41.00 m2

Catamarans about same size as Shadow

Wizard   Wizard
Folding trailable catamaran with central cuddy

LOA: 22'/6.7 m   compare
  Waller TC 670
22 ft multichine ply. trailerable catamaran with cabin

LOA: 22'/6.7 m   compare
Strider   Strider
The "Classic" trailable catamaran

LOA: 24'/7.3 m   compare
Gwahir   Gwahir
High performance trailable catamaran

LOA: 24' 7"/7.5 m   compare

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