Francis Drake-FG
Francis Drake-PW

a 29' world cruising sailboat Build in PLYWOOD

Francis Drake sailboat plans

Length overall (minus bowsprit) 29'-0"
Length overall (with bowsprit) 32'-9"
Length waterline 24'-0"
Beam 9'-10"
Draft 4'-6"
Freeboard forward 4'-10"
Freeboard aft 3'-6"
Displacement (at D.W.L.) 10,000 lbs.
Ballast weight 4,000 lbs.
Height (to cabin top) 10'-5"
Cabin headroom 6'-1" to 6'-4"
Fuel capacity* 50 gals.
Water capacity* 80 gals.
* Multiple tanks allow for varying balances between fuel and water to 130 gals.
Sleeping accommodations 4-5
Sail area Main - 188 sq. ft.
Foretriangle - 275 sq. ft.
Total - 463 sq. ft.
Hull type: Round bilge hull form with fixed ballast keel. Plans available for "one-off" fiberglass using either PVC foam sandwich core or fiberglass planking with fiberglass laminates, or for cold-molded plywood construction with solid wood veneers as an alternate.
Sail type: Masthead cutter (double head rig) or sloop.
Power: Single inboard diesel or gasoline engine of approximately 10 shp with suitable reduction gear.

Turning the hull
Bill of Materials:
Francis Drake-FG / Francis Drake-PW
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