Sam has been evolving this design in his quest to create the most complete power cruising package in a small footprint. The result is a tiny home on the water that can be trailered anywhere while serving as your travel trailer on the road. The boat’s telescoping cockpit ladder provides easy entry from her trailer.
Length: 23 feet 7 inches long, Beam: 8 feet 6 inches, draft: 1 foot 9 inches, displacement: 4,300 lbs., propulsion: 60-75 HP outboard.
Trailer length will be a little over 28 feet. When the boat is on the trailer it is 11 feet from ground level to the top of the cabin. Add 6 more inches to include an upside down dinghy on the roof.
Unlike most small cruisers and travel trailers MugWump has 3 feet of companionway inside leaving room for the chef to continue cooking while her crew can easily retreat to the cockpit for a cigar.
Forward are berths for 2 and some stowage shelves for gear. Behind the Captain’s comfortable seat is the galley and opposite the 2 person dinette with the enclosed head/shower behind it. The head has a cubbyhole to allow showering without getting the whole place wet. Exiting the cabin the covered cockpit has 2 built in seats and a table top for barbecue or drinks.
This pocket cruiser has 65 gallons of fresh water aboard and 2 deep cycle batteries kept charged with the outboard’s alternator and a couple of solar panels. Grab your dinghy and kayaks and let’s go!
Study plans are available here.