Edey and Duff Stuart Knockabout for sale

Chatham, United States

$78,000 USD

Edey and Duff Stuart Knockabout
General information
Edey and Duff Stuart Knockabout
Used sail boat for sale
$78,000 USD
Name of boat
L. Francis Herreshoff
Length overall
Length waterline
2.00 tons (U.S.)
Chatham, United States

About this Edey and Duff Stuart Knockabout


L. Francis Herreshoff was partial to the advantages of comparatively shallow draft designs. He compensated for this factor by employing longer waterlines, easily driven body plans and sensible, moderate-sized rigs and sail plans.

he Stuart Knockabout is a splendid example of these basic design principles. She is exceptionally fast and, therefore, a joy to sail. She also has surprising power and is not slowed perceptibly by an oncoming sea. She is comfortable and forgiving, and with every unnecessary piece of complicated gear absent, what is left is an uncluttered, simple, easily handled thoroughbred.

In building each Stuart Knockabout, we have endeavored to preserve the essence of the original wooden boat and advance the comfort and sailing performance in a more forgiving and easier to maintain version. The foam cored fiberglass hull construction is also lighter and permits the addition of 4000 pounds of keel ballast, bringing the completed boat to her designed displacement, thereby increasing her capability to carry sail into a good breeze.

Stuart Knockabouts are great options for PHRF or one-design class racing.

SK40 was built in 2000 by Edey and Duff of Mattapoisett, MA. YANKEE GIRL is an excellent opportunity to purchase a Stuart Knockabout in Turn-Key condition. Since purchased by her current owner in 2018, SK40 has been given a substantial refit. The work completed included: deck refinishing, mast and spars repainted with awl-grip, new running rigging and an overall cosmetic overhaul.

The sails are in great shape (Main 2017, Jib 2019). Cockpit and job covers are also newer and in good condition.

The custom Triad launching trailer was purchased in 2000. The wheel bearings have been recently repacked.

Stuart Knockabout No.40 is located in Chatham, MA and can be view by appointment only. Please contact Amy or Tyler at Ballentine's Boat Shop via Email for more information about this listing or to schedule an appointment for viewing, call Tyler or Amy at 508-563-2800

Visit our Brokerage Page for more boats for sale - https://stuartknockaboutllc.com/skbrokerage.html

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Broker/Dealer Information

Ballentine's Boat Shop

Mr Tyler Fields
Ballentines Boat Shop
1104 Route 28A
United States
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