The hull of the Smacks Boat is three layers of glass-fibre mat with a double gel coat. Any colour gel can be supplied, the most popular colours are white, cream and grey. The buoyancy is formed from 9mm Robbins marine plywood encapsulated in glass-fibre.
The standard fit-out is varnished iroko with good quality stainless and bronze fittings. The spars are made from clear Douglas fir and are usually varnished, The sail is made by North Sea Sails and comes complete with a sleeve for sail and spars. The boats can be supplied with primed wood and still to have the rigging finished, but are normally supplied in a ‘sail away’ condition.
Length 12ft 3ins
Draught 6ins (plate up) 2ft 9ins (plate down)
Sail area Approx 82sq ft
Weight Approx 250lbs, 114kg