This intriguing 20-footer is what you get when someone who has rowed solo across the Atlantic and through the North West Passage decides to produce a fun day boat that can either be rowed or sailed. It’s the brainchild of Mathieu Bonnier, while renowned French naval architect Sam Manuard did the design work and North Sails helped develop the simple, but efficient, rig.
Use of carbon keeps total weight down to 145kg including a 20kg bulb on the bottom of the centreboard – that’s 15% lighter than a
LOA 5.99m / Beam 1.78m / Draught 0.14m / 1.07m / Disp 145kg / Max loaded weight 410kg / Mainsail 10m2 / Gennaker 11m2 / Price from
t25,000 / liteboat.fr
Row with carbon competition oars and a sliding seatUnstayed mast can easily be stepped by one personCuddy has space for two to sleep campingstyle