Designer: Lee Creekmore
Estimated number of hulls: 8
Typical Displacement: 24,000 lbs
Draft: 5'7"
Usually Flush Deck
Typically has two spreader tapered mast in deck stepped Tabernacle. Often set up as a cutter rigged sloop.

Individual Boat DetailsEdit


Hull Number: 1
Launched: 1983

Notes: Wedge cabin


Formerly Coconut
Hull Number: 2
Location: Key Largo, FL

Notes: First hull from mold, Flush Deck

Noelani Edit

Hull Construction: 1978
Launched: 1982
Location: St. Petersburg, FL

Notes: Added 2 feet to stern, 168 PHRF rating in westfloridaphrf

Whale II Edit

Hull Number: 4
Hull Construction: 1980
Launched: 1984
Location: Beaufort, NC

Notes: Yanmar 4JH4, Flush Deck


s/v Whale II

Sea TrekEdit

Launched: 1991
Extended to 43'
Location: Seattle, WA?

Notes: Flush Deck


Formerly Navis Bona, Pelican Pi
Hull Construction: 1981
Location: Key West, FL

Notes: Volvo MD17C, Flush deck, In-mast furling
Laughing Gull

Laughing Gull in Miami-Lucaya Race

Laughing GullEdit

Location: Miami, FL

Notes: Flush Deck,Fin Keel, Tall rig
Highly customized off-shore racing version, co-designed and built by Tony Chapman.   solid lead fin keel with 7'-4" draft and high-aspect rudder. 63 ft. tall triple-spreader Sparcraft/Isomat mast.  
Numerous racing victories including Columbus Day Regatta1st place ARC-1 Division, Miami-Ft. Lauderdale 1st Place, Miami-Lucaya Race 1st to finish & 1st Over-All, and Lycaya-Miami 1st Place.
A second hull was also produced to this design by Creekmore & Chapman.

Swift Turtle Edit

Hull Construction: 1990
Under construction
Location: Vashon Island, Washington

Notes: Fin Keel, Added 2 feet to stern