Gilbert Monroe Smith, 1909/2013
Gaff sloop. LOA 22' Beam 6' 8" Draft 1' 3"The B Class Moonbeam: The smartest and most versatile small boat of all Gil Smith’s celebrated designs. A racing champion, created in 1909, at the height of his powers. Tacks, board up, through a headwind, turns on a dime; straightforward gaff rig, with simple reefing. Her beam assures stability. Wooden Boatworks has revived this shoal-draft classic for both the seasoned and novice sailor.
The Classic Moonbeam is now available in three builds: all wood; with fibreglass hull with a laid wood deck; with fibreglass hull and fibreglass deck, rigged as a catboat or a sloop.