SKUD18 3-person

1091 – SKUD 18.3, complete boat ready to sail.

$34,161.05

SKU: 1091 Category:

Product Description

The SKUD 18 is a high performance lead-assisted skiff with a tube-launched asymmetrical gennaker and a modern stayed rig. Active able-bodied and disabled sailors alike have enjoyed the two-person version since 2006. The exciting three-person development of the SKUD 18 is also now available.

The SKUD18 platform can be sailed by two and three-person crews. In its open configuration the crew are seated on the gunwale, but if one crew uses a centreline seat one can use trapeze. A wide range of additional equipment can also be added after control points to permit a sailor to compensate for any functional disability and enable the crew to maximize their collective potential.

Features:

  • Affordable high performance sports boat
  • Configured for two or three-person use by simply changing the bulb
  • Lightweight construction – 315kg fully rigged including seating and accessories
  • Unsinkable if holed or swamped
  • Self-draining cockpit
  • Twin canted rudders – controllable even at high angles of heel
  • Sailors with a limited mobility can compete on equal terms with able-bodied sailors
  • Accessories include cockpit consoles, fixed and canting seats, push-pull and joystick helm systems, servo-electric helm and a variety of sheet and halyard winches
  • Three SKUD 18s fit in a 20’ container
  • Second generation improvements include new GRP rudders, convenient keel bulb removal, extra secure keel lock-down, a strengthened gunwale and stronger composite mast
  •  Open National, Continental and International Championships are conducted by the Class Association.

Additional Information

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SKUD 18 Specifications
Length
LOA: 5.8m
LWL: 5.5m
Beam: 2.2m
Draft: 1.75m
Weight:
Hull – 170kg
3P Keel – 75kg
Displacement:
3P – 315kg (plus crew weight)
Mast: Carbon / GRP 6.83m above deck
Sail Plan:
Sloop rig with high roach. Auto de-powering, fully battened mainsail.
Self-tacking jib. Tube launched asymmetric gennaker on carbon fibre pole
Seating: Wide gunwales or optional fixed and canting seats
Steering: Tiller steering standard. Optional manual joystick, push/pull lever or servo assist from aft seat

Brochure SKUD 18
Gennaker Colours
Owners Manual – SKUD 18
SKUD 18 Class Rules

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