Kirton winner

Key spec
Design: Rounded cross section.
Boat length: 36ft 1”, 1100cm
Date: 1971
Class: Flatwater racing k4
Stability: 2/3


The initial problem with such a long narrow and shallow hull was to achieve longitudinal stiffness.This was initially achieved with a balsa wood sandwich along the keel but as time went on improvement in materials allowed for a more homogenous structure.


Struer design made under licence. By Jorgen Samson