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NEWEST CAT: ROOMY AND FAST
Carleton Mitchell
June 06, 1960
LENGTH OVER-ALL: 58 FEET EXTREME BEAM: 20 FEET 4 INCHES HULL DRAFT: 2 FEET 9 INCHES DISPLACEMENT: 17,400 POUNDS
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June 06, 1960

Newest Cat: Roomy And Fast

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LENGTH OVER-ALL: 58 FEET
EXTREME BEAM: 20 FEET 4 INCHES
HULL DRAFT: 2 FEET 9 INCHES
DISPLACEMENT: 17,400 POUNDS

1 SAFETY RAIL: stainless steel pulpits connected by plastic covered lifeline.

2 FOREDECK: compression bar keeps hulls rigid under sail; open area (safety netting below) eliminates pounding by waves.

3 TWIN HULLS: 4 feet 8 inches wide, 5-foot 11-inch headroom throughout; Sitka spruce frames, stringers and beams for strength and lightness; bulkheads of Douglas fir plywood with polyurethane and epoxy cores; hulls and deck of mahogany plywood sheathed with fiber glass and polyester resin.

4 WING BRIDGE: 42 feet long, 15 feet across at widest point, providing 360 square feet of living area with 6-foot 4-inch headroom throughout (total living area, including hulls, 552 square feet).

5 DECK HATCH: port and starboard; access to sail locker.

6 OWNER'S STATEROOM: settee converts to 4-foot-by-7-inch double berth, batteries stored behind settee; two dressers, hanging locker; steps down to head in port hull; all windows are sliding type.

7 OWNER'S SALOON: settee, electronic control panel, radio equipment, locker; steps down to head.

8 HEAD: port and starboard; electric toilet, sink, shower, 92-gallon water tank below, 90-gallon water tank forward of bulkhead; polyurethane foam sprayed around tanks and into empty hull spaces for support and for buoyancy.

9 MAIN CABIN: 9 feet 3 inches by 15 feet; sofas port and starboard, bookshelves over; coffee table, fireplace; steps down to port and starboard cabins.

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