National Class E Scow Association




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One-Design Class Type: Dinghy

Was this boat built to be sailed by youth or adults? Both

Approximately how many class members do you have? 300

About National Class E Scow Association

The National Class E-Scow Association (NCESA) was founded in 1959 to promote the sport of E-Scow sailing.
The object and purpose of this association shall be to encourage and promote amateur yacht racing in Class E Scows; to maintain the Class E Scow as a one-design yacht; to sponsor an Annual National Class E Scow Championship Regatta; to adopt and enforce rules and regulations for the proper governing of races and regattas; to establish and
enforce scantling rules and specifications for the control of the design of Class E Scows.
We have fleets primarily in the Midwest and East coast along with a few in the south and west.


Boats Produced:

Class boat builder(s):

Melges Performance Sailboats

Approximately how many boats are in the USA/North America? 300

Where is your One-Design class typically sailed in the USA? List regions of the country:

East – New Jersey, New York
Midwest – Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Indiana, Iowa
South – Georgia, South Carolina, Texas
West – Colorado

Does this class have a spinnaker or gennaker? Yes

Ideal combined weight of range of crew:  450-650

Boat Designed in 1923

Beam: 6′ 9″

Weight of rigged boat without sails: 965 lbs


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