The PT (Port Townsend) Skiff is a 6.5m [18’-6”] fuel-efficient utility/camping boat we designed for Russell Brown to sell as a plywood kit. The design features a 20hp outboard, 140 liter water ballast tank, fine sections forward and a center console. Top speed is 23 knots with just the driver, and 17 knots with four people aboard. The ride is dry and comfortable in heavy chop. Fuel consumption is under 1 gal/hr. Meets USCG capacity and flooded stability requirements . For more information see the PT Watercraft web site.
LOA: 5.6 m (18.5’)
Beam: 1.88 m (6.2’)
Draft at Max Load: 0.38 m (15”)
Launch Weight: 256kg (564#)
Displacement, Full Load: 627kg (1,379#)
Water Ballast: 142 liters (320#)
Engine: 20 HP 4-stroke O.B.
Max Speed, 1/2 Load: 23 kts
Max Speed, Full Load: 15 kts
Capacity: 6 persons or 800 lbs.