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02 - Boat Specification

The Osprey was originally built in wood but is available in GRP (glass-fibre reinforced plastic as well) since the mid-1960's. There are also a few composite versions around with GRP hull and wooden decks. Hartley Boats took over production in 2005, introducing the GRP/ FRP Mark IV. In 2016 Hartley introduced the latest version, the Mark V, using epoxy for the first time. Contact sole supplier Hartley Boats Ltd or telephone 01332 369751.

The Osprey is a fast racing boat with symmetric spinnaker and single trapeze 

  Metric Imperial
Overall Length 5.35 m 17ft 6ins
Overall Beam 1.75 m 5ft 9ins
Minimum weight 134 kgs 295 lbs
 
Crew for racing 2 or 3
Trapeze 1
 
Main sail 9.29 sq m 100 sq ft
Genoa 4.64 sq m 50 sq ft
Spinnaker 17.2 sq m 185 sq ft
Suggested Crew Weight 130-210kg  
 
Mast Aluminium or Carbon Fibre
Boom Aluminium or Carbon Fibre
Spinnaker pole Aluminium or Carbon Fibre
 
RYA PN 941
Designer Ian Proctor
Year designed  1952

 More information on the class can be obtained from the Osprey Class Secretary, via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 01835 870238.

 

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