Model: Length: Hull Weight: Beam: Max Payload: Cockpit Size: Rowing Draft: Sailing Draft: Sail Area:
Skerry 15' 0" 95 lbs. 54 in. 450 lbs. Open 5" 30" 56 sq ft.
Skerry Configurations:
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Standard Configurations:
Skerry Base Kit
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Sailing Component Kit - Sprit Rig
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Alternative Configurations:

Sailing Component Kit - Gunter Sloop Rig
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Sailing Component Kit - Lug Rig w/ Reef
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Wood Parts Only Kit
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Plans & Manual Only
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Manual Only
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Study Plans - Emailed PDF
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Additional Components:

Spacered Inwale Option
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Sail Package - Line & Cordage - Sloop Rig
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Tanbark Kit Sail Upgrade (special order)
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Egyptian Cream Kit Sail Upgrade (special order)
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Sail Package - Line & Cordage - Lug Rig
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Sail Package - Line & Cordage - Sprit Rig
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Materials List for Plans Builders:
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Supplies List for Kit Builders:
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Easy to build, easy to row, and easy to sail – the Skerry is a truly versatile boat, and a pretty one, too.

The Skerry design combines elements of traditional working craft of the British Isles and Scandinavia, with a little bit of American Swampscott Dory thrown in. The blend of historical antecedents yields excellent performance under sail or oar, along with good looks and ease of construction in plywood. This John C. Harris design fuses excellent rowing and sailing qualities into one attractive craft. Sail when there's wind, row when there's not. You'll cover the miles either way.

Build this boat in a week!
Aug 15-20: Cedarville, MI

As seen in Small Boats!

Ultralight weight---about a hundred pounds---also means the Skerry is easy to handle ashore. Given a heavier car, good quality roof racks, and two average adults, the Skerry can be cartopped with ease. Or, if you use the boat by yourself most of the time, the lightest, simplest boat trailer or dolly will work.