Lifestyle & UseA proven seaworthy craft and the original design was used to deliver post to Scottish shores in the 1900's. Its an ideal family boat with wide cockpit and good dry storage space. The stern locker is large enough to store the outboard. The rowing seat is removable leaving a clear cockpit two metres long, which can be camped in overnight with a boom tent. Easy to launch and recover on the trailer and can be towed by the family car.
Unique FeaturesThese traditional boats benefit from modern materials with low maintenance, so more time for sailing. Extra attention is given to good storage in water tight lockers, quality stainless steel fittings.
Design & BuildPractically designed, beautifully built, benefiting from being constructed from modern materials, whilst keeping the classic traditional style. Varnished hardwood gunwales and cockpit sole gratings.
Prices & ProcessClick on the Pdf's below to view prices and boat information. Also happy to cater for bespoke requirements.
Recommended Outboard engine - 2.5 to 5hp
Gaff rigged Collars spars with Stainless Steel standing rigging
|Reefing mainsail||Jeckells - Slab2 Reefs|
|Headsail||Jeckells - Furling|
Gaff Sloop rig, mainsail and jib is standard. Alternative Lug Sail rigs are available.
TOTAL SAIL AREA: 140sq. ft.
TOTAL length of boat with bowsprit rigged 18'
|Underwater profile||Shallow Long with Bilge keel|
Boat comes with 2 x fenders, 2 x warps
The Post Boat hulls originate from the 1900's post boat which used to deliver post around the Scottish coast. With her beamy hull and shallow draught, these boats are perfect for exploring creeks and coastal inlets, plus they're easy to launch and recover. Simple to rig and short enough to store in your garage at home. Great for teaching a family learning to sail. Sails well in light airs, can also be rowed when the wind dies.
RCD Category C: up to 5 people
These boat details are subject to contract.