Miniature Skipjack, Spat

Miniature Skipjack, Spat (HM15S8)

Location: St Michaels, MD 21663 Talbot County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 47.238', W 76° 13.17'

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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

A fairly simple and inexpensive boat to build, the skipjack became a popular workboat in the 1890s. Built in 1969, this miniature version of a skipjack was a sturdy, swift daysailer particularly suitable for Chesapeake Bay waters.

Length: 23'3", Width: 6'8", Draft: 1'6"

The Formula for a Skipjack—
Find the length on deck; Greatest Beam=1/3 length of deck; Length of Boom=Length of Deck; Length of Centerboard=1/5 length on deck; Mast rakes about 75 degrees to the load waterline; Masthead comes directly over point of greatest beam

HM NumberHM15S8
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 2:08pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 394084 N 4293879
Decimal Degrees38.78730000, -76.21950000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 47.238', W 76° 13.17'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 47' 14.28" N, 76° 13' 10.20" W
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Area Code(s)410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 North Ln, St Michaels MD 21663, US
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