Shearwater 32

A concept design for a larger version of Shearwater, the idea was to create a comfortable, fuel efficient cruiser for a couple, and retain the simplicity, maneuverability and open arrangement that an outboard engine allows. A small diesel stern-drive was also evaluated.

Overall Length 9.76 m
Waterline Length 9.28 m
Beam Over All 2.58 m
Beam at DLWL 2.46 m
Draft 0.6 m
Displacement, Lightship 1,525 kg
Displacement to LWL 2,748 kg
Water Ballast 350 kg
Engine 115 hp Outboard
Cruising Speed 17 kts
Max Speed 25 kts
Fuel Consumption 23 L/hr (6 gal/hr)
Fuel Capacity 350 L
Range at Cruising Speed 260 nm