WEIGHT: 125 lbs.
SAIL AREA: 65 sq. ft.
The Swifty 12 is our most popular boat, very fine for sailing, also great for rowing and motoring. Docile and easily handled, the Swifty will plane on a reach in a good breeze—while you fly, you're dry! It has plenty of room for three or four people, but will perform best with one or two.
This design incorporates sealed flotation chambers under the front deck and all seats. The hull is constructed on a simple building jig and can be planked in one day. The single-sailed cat rig is leg o' mutton style with a sleeve luff and using a curved sprit boom. Some owners have modified to a sloop by adding a jib. The folding 17' mast enables quick set-ups or take-downs—the entire rig can be stowed in the boat.