Bear Bay 23

  • Vessel Specifications and Comments

    • LOA: (Spared) 30' 3" Bowsprit tip to end of davits
    • LOD: 23' 0"
    • LWL: 21’6”
    • Beam: 8' 8"
    • Draft: (board up) 2’4”, (board down) 5’ 6”
    • Displacement: to DWL 4600 lbs
    • Ballast: 1500 lbs including steel centerboard
    • Sail Area: 295 sq.ft.
    • Power: 9HP inboard diesel or 4-8HP outboard in well
    • Construction: Lapstrake plywood trailerable motorsailer
    • Dinghy: 6’6” pram with 3’6” beam
    • Headroom: 6’1” in pilothouse
    • General Comments: Updated 2013-08-27: New model. Close to the minimum size to take 2 people north for a month or two of summer cruising.  A very capable boat that can also be trailered. 

About the Plans

  • Construction Method and Materials:

    Lapstrake plywood (wide strakes) on plywood bulkheads with stringers.  Plywood deck and house. Steel centerboard.
  • Number and Type of Drawings:

    Sail Plan, Spar Plan, Lines and Offsets, Dimensioned Bulkhead drawings, General Construction, Construction Details, Arrangement and Deck Plan, Centerboard and Rudder, Ballast Plan, Pram lines and construction.
  • Base Price: $600 CAD

Comments

Bear Bay 23

Close to the minimum size to take 2 people north for a month or two of summer cruising.  A very capable boat that can also be trailered. 

Tad Roberts