Outrigger Junior from CLC
24 December 2013 Editor 0 Comments
Quick on the heels of the proa Madness, John Harris of Chesapeake Light Craft has announced the new Outrigger Junior as the latest member of the CLC stable. A 15’ plywood stitch-n-glue sailing outrigger, OJ is car-top-able, beach-able, tack-able, build-able and afford-able, so maybe not so crazy after all. Special thanks to Proafile reader Brian P. for the submission!
Inspired by Warren Seamen’s Malibu Outrigger, this boat is truly a chip off the old block, and we love pretty much everything about it, especially the rig, which is pure genius.
This new sailing canoe would be a great thing if it was only plans, but this is the cool thing: two boats have been already built “in secret” at the WoodenBoat School in Maine, and are now undergoing sea trials in Maryland. Look for kits and plans come early spring!