|New York 55 - Version A
The version A
will features a lower profile and will suit those that like their boats to
look long and sleek ! The shorter deeper keel is shown in this profile ...
Cutter, Sloop of ketch sail boat plans can be used on this version.
Bruce, video of one of your designs surfing down waves. That's me
on the helm. Andrew
Surfing the Bruce Roberts designed "Carol Lee" down some 12-14
occasional 16+ foot / 5 m seas. Winds were sustained 35 knots gusting
The Carol Lee is a steel 65 foot long cutter rigged sloop. This
video was taken shortly after sunrise just south of Cape Mendocino. The
Coast Pilot describes Cape Mendocino as a place of "great climactic
change" I concur! Super fun!
Andrew Bermel, my ex-USCG delivery captain sent u a link to the Carol Lee.
The original name was Melon Eye, so now u know: she actually is the New York
65 on ur website.
Second owner bought her in Coose Bay, OR sailed her to Ilwaco and put her in
the boat yard 3 years ago.
You can follow us on Facebook.com/svcarollee and on
marinetraffic.com by AIS transponder
You designed a beautiful, very fast ocean runner:
She starts surfing beyond hull-speed and can do
a steady 14-17 knots, top speed so-far was 20.5!