Cherry 16

Summary

Cherry 16
Cherry 16 trailer sailer class insignia
Class Symbol
Development
DesignerFrank Pelin
LocationNew Zealand
No. built700 [1]
RoleCruising and racing
NameCherry 16
Hull
TypeMonohull
ConstructionPlywood
Hull weight108.9 kg (240 lb)
LOA4.864 m (15.96 ft)
Beam2.178 m (7.15 ft)
Hull appendages
Keel/board typeCenterboard
Ballast41 kg (90 lb)
Rig
Rig typeFractional rigged sloop
Sails
Mainsail area7.06 m2 (76.0 sq ft)
Jib/genoa area3.72 m2 (40.0 sq ft)
Spinnaker area7.62 m2 (82.0 sq ft)

The Cherry 16 is a 4.864 m (15.96 ft) light weight trailer sailer designed by Frank Pelin in the 1970s.[2][3] The hull is assembled from plywood using the stitch and glue method and can be assembled by an amateur boat builder.[2][4] Plans for the construction of the Cherry 16 are still commercially available from Pelin Plans (New Zealand).

References

  1. ^ "Cherry 16 Register". Retrieved 26 May 2020.
  2. ^ a b Dudley, Vanessa (November 1980). "The Cherry 16 - A trailer-sailer that gets back to cheap family sailing". Modern Boating and Seacraft. NSW (Australia): Modern Magazines Ltd.
  3. ^ "Cherry 16 Blog". Retrieved 21 May 2020.
  4. ^ "Pelin Plan". Retrieved 21 May 2020.

External links

  • Pelin Plans