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Knockabout Details
5 boats have raced in the last 5 years. See which ones
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Overview
B.B. Crowninshield, scion of an important New England maritime family and a forebear of the North Haven Saltonstall/Lewis/Hammond clan, designed this elegant craft 17½ foot wooden craft in 1908. With its streamlined bow and stern uplifted, and slender form skimming low in the water, its handling is as graceful as its looks. The Knockabout was the preferred large North Haven racing boat for years, until nosed aside by the more practical maintenance considerations of Ensign’s fiberglass hull. Several Casino families still adore them for pleasure, and include them in the longer races. The Casino hosted a special Knockabout regatta last August (2010), which drew participants from Dark Harbor and Rockport – a magnificent sight to behold.


Here are two lovely vignettes on one of the North Haven Knockabouts: maineboats.com/online/boat-features/boats-of-the-year-2008?page=02%2C1
langleyphoto.com/view/slideshow/32
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AKACrowninshield Dark Harbor 17½
Length25 ft. 10 in.
Sailors2-4
Rigmainsail, jib, spinnaker
Competition Winners
Keego CupA Person in A Boat - 1976
Round‑the‑Island RaceA Person in A Boat - 2019
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Recent Competitors (Post 2014)
Skippered Races
10 Skippers & Crew
A PersonA PersonA PersonA PersonA PersonA PersonA PersonA PersonA PersonA Person
Current Fleet
These 5 boats have raced in the last 5 years. Those that have won a race are listed with a #1.A Boat#1A BoatA Boat#1A BoatA Boat#1
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Race Participation
There are 52 races on file for the Knockabout, of which the most recent 6 have increasingly complete data. The unique skipper numbers at left are fairly accurate from 2011 onwards; crew from 2013; and boats from 2014.

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