Builder Spotlight: Core Sound 20 Mark 3

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Doug Cameron sailing CS20 Mk3 hull #1

Demonstrating self righting capability

Chasing a CS20 Mk3 at the 2014 Messabout. Graham and Doug test out stability.

Demonstrating how temporary gunwales are used to keep the hull fair while glassing the forward bulkheads.

Demonstration of unfolding a CS20Mk3

Core Sound 20 Mark 3 #2 'Southern Express'

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Above left: Carol and Jay Knight's CS-20 Mark 3 at the 2015 B&B Messabout. Right: a great video they put together of their boat. More picture here and a link the their construction log on the forum. 

Unique features: Jay installed an electric pump to handle the water ballast as well as flat solar panels on the fore deck. He also added a third port to the cabin sides and designed his own companionway doors. 

Hi guys, we were cruising the gulf coast 3-4 days and got into some weather today.  The winds finally topped at 25 kts, seas built to a 4 foot steep chop and we had boat speed of 5 kts. 1 reef in both main and mizzen.   I initially was hesitant to push the boat that hard, lot of water flying but it didn't feel like it was working as hard as we were!  This leg was a 7 hour almost 30 NM slog.  The boat did simply awesome!  We popped into a marina along our route we used to go in and all our friends were absolutely complementary on your design!

Jay Knight - Core Sound 20 Mk3 #2