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.
Gil Smith's B Class Moonbeam, <em>Melody</em>, dashes upwind Loving a fresh afternoon breeze, Gil Smith's Moonbeam <em>Melody</em> Wooden Boatworks' <em>Melody</em> Wing and Wing Elegant tumblehome and a broad beam assure beauty and stablity  The Classic Moonbeam is easy to hand for seasoned sailors
<em>Blue Moon</em>, a Classic Moonbeam, welcomes the novice sailor A contemporary Classic built with impeccable care Three builds: affordable and finished to the last detail A perfect handful in 22' of a shoal-draft Classic