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L.O.A
36'11"
L.O.D
36'0"
L. EXT.
42'1" with bowsprit / 44'4" with davits
L.W.L
30'5"
BEAM
10'6"
DRAFT
2'6" board up / 6'3" board down (INTERNAL BALLAST)
3'3" board up / 7'2" board down (EXTERNAL BALLAST)
DISPL.
14,500 lbs.
BALLAST
5,000 lbs. lead
TYPE
Shoal bodied centerboard cruiser based on Commodore Munroe's PRESTO
POWER
Twin 9.9 4-cycle Outboards in wells OR Inboard 2-cyl. Diesel
SAIL AREA
Ketch -- 850 sq. ft. working / Cutter -- 831 sq. ft. working
ACCOMMODATIONS
The layout shown for the cutter rigged version is for a live-aboard couple with occasional guests (sleeps four). The ketch and cat-ketch with divided cabins sleep two in a private aft cabin and two forward in the main cabin. Other layouts are available on a custom basis.
CONSTRUCTION
Cold molded wood/epoxy/fabric: Bottom -- double diagonal marine ply planks (1/4" x 6") over 5/8" tongue and groove planking laid fore and aft. Sides -- double laminated 1/4" marine ply. Decks -- double laminated 1/4" marine ply over sawn beams. Covering system - epoxy impregnated Xynole - polyester cloth finished with linear polyurethane paint systems. Spars -- mast(s) hollow hexagonal laminated Douglas fir/epoxy, booms solid Douglas fir. Interior -- painted ply trimmed with varnished hardwoods.
OPTIONS
Complete plans include the construction manual THE NEW COLD MOLDED BOATBUILDING, From Lofting to Launching. Different rigs and interiors are available on a custom basis. The PRESTO 36 may also be built with a full keel or fin keel (modification on a custom basis).