Stimson -8.5m Canting Keel – The Big Grin

The Big Grin

Based on the well-known Full Pelt X the Big Grin is a high performance canting keel yacht designed to be a challenge to a race crew pursuing line honours yet with the ability to be sailed short-handed.

The Big Grin’s keel is limited to 30º to for stability married to the balance of the yacht and provides thrilling performance. In addition, the canting keel it has the ability to right itself in the case of a capsize, something that is of prime importance to the client (an ex para-olympian).

Principle Particulars:

LOA: 8.50m

LWL: 8.19m

BWL: 1.63m

DSPL: 1615Kg

Ballast: 600Kg

Draft (@ DWL) 2.32m

BMAX: 2.497m


Main: 27.35 sq.m

G1: 16.46 sq.m

Spi Area SPA: 52.18sq.m