Hercules

#798 a 24' trailerable cruising yacht Build in PLYWOOD


Hercules built by Garry Snider & Bob Kay



Characteristics
Length overall 24'-1"
Length waterline 22'-0"
Beam 8'-0"
Hull draft 24"
Displacement 5532 lbs.
Hull weight (approx.) 1600 lbs.
Hull depth 6'-9"
Freeboard forward 5'-0"
Freeboard aft 3'-2"
Height overall 10'-10"
Headroom 6' to 6'-6"
Cockpit size 4'-3" x 6'
Cockpit depth 32"
Fuel capacity 80 gals.
Fresh water capacity 40 gals.
Sleeping accommodations 2 adults, 2 children
Hull type: Semi-displacement, hard chine hull with practical cruising speed of 7 knots, and a maximum hull speed of approx. 9 knots. Bottom design features bulbous forefoot with a reverse curve at the chine. Double diagonally planked to a total thickness of 1/2". Topsides planked with sheet plywood to a total thickness of 3/8". Carvel planking or other conventional types are optional but not detailed in the plans.
Power: Single centrally mounted diesel or gasoline inboard; 10 shp for 7 knot cruising speed, 25 shp for maximum 9 knots intermittently. Reduction gear may be required. Engines rated over 35 shp not recommended. Stern mounted motor driving through outdrive, optional. Total engine and gear max. 600 lbs.
Can the hull be extended or shortened? Yes. Up to 10% by re-spacing the frames from the aft end of the stem to the transom a proportional amount. We do not recommend increasing the beam.
Trailer: Designed for use with Glen-L Series 6000 boat trailer plans.

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