Boat Directory: Sovereign 17
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Hull Type: Shoal Keel
Rig Type: Fractional Sloop
Overall Length: 17 ft
Length at water line: 14.5 ft
Beam: 7 ft
Sail Area: 138 sqft.
Displacement: 1350 lbs
Ballast: 625 lbs
Designer: Sovereign Design Group
Builder: Custom Fiberglass Products (USA)
Hull: Fiber Glass
Ballast Type: lead
First built: 1980
Also known as: Adventurer 17
Sixty Years Behind the Mast, written
by Gordon K. Douglass - Designer and
Builder of the Flying Scot. This is a
Copyright 2010 - 2011 Randle B. Moore
Video below shows how right a capsized 19 foot boat Note
that one crewman is assigned to swim to end of mast to
prevent mast from turtling.
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