The low integral centerboard trunk containing the solid cast bronze centerboard allows the boat to be fitted with an optional sliding seat sculling unit, complete with hinged bronze outriggers and optional 9’6″ open-water sculling oars. Conversion back to a traditional rowboat or a sailboat takes only minutes. It’s fully beachable and is well suited as a shoreboat for a sailing or power yacht. Explore new areas or load it up for camping expeditions.
The Westcoast 11.6 features solid teak woodwork, bronze fittings, lapstrake fiberglass hull, bilge drain/plug, maintenance kit, bronze builder’s plaque, two fixed seat rowing stations, pivoting bronze centerboard, kick-up rudder, Spruce mast, boom and lug, mainsail, jib, sailing gear – ready to row or sail.
There are videos on How to Sail and How to Slide Seat Scull and How to Row Fixed Seat available for those who may want to teach themselves.