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Cornish Crabbers Crabber 17


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Year:
2002
Hull Material:
Fiberglass
Length:
17'
Engine/Fuel Type:


The Crabber l7 Sailing Sloop is trailerable by the smaller family car. -Explore new sailing areas. Winter at home. - Can be rigged (including mast raising), launched and retrieved singlehanded. - Sparkling performance under sail or power. Generous sail area for the lightest winds. Headsail reefing spar and main slab reefing system standard for easy sail reduction. - High-peaked gaff rig with full control of sheeting and sail shape for good windward capability through a wide range of wind strengths. - Great to sail singlehanded or can be pushed to the ultimate with a crew for racing or reefed early for gentle cruising. Optional "poleless" spinnaker gives extra downwind performance. - A self-draining aft cockpit and deeper pump-out forward. Cockpit protected as necessary by the standard spray hood provide shelter, comfort and a clear work space. - Shoal draft with lifting centrekeel and rudder plate enables shallow water sailing in safety. She will dry out at moorings day after day if required. - Accommodates up to five for day sailing whilst there's shelter and camping space for two overnight under the fold- down sprayhood with its zipped-in back panel. - Centrally-mounted outboard motor (protected by the keel) minimizes prop drag whilst sailing and ensures a tight turning circle and good control in reverse. - Abundant locker space for crew and boats gear, food stocks, the outboard and even a portable head. - Optional galvanized "tilt-back," braked road trailer complete with winch and Jockey wheel has reserve capacity for extra gear. - Positive foam buoyancy high in the hull encourages upright flotation. - Tough GRP construction, teak trim, spruce spars, tan sails and stainless steel custom fittings combined with good design features provide an attractive boat with a strong character, typical of the Cornish Crabbers range and likely to retain her value well.
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