The Drascombe Drifter is a 22 foot long pocket cruiser with spacious 2 berth accommodation. As well as spacious berths she also features cooking and toilet facilities for weekends on board. The shallow draught is retained by using twin drop keels which are designed specifically to not interfere with the interior space.
This boat to be easily trailed, launched and recovered by one person and is ideal for weekends away.
Her flexible sail plan gives good performance across the wind range making her comfortable and safe without compromising on speed. A 6-8 horsepower engine mounted in a cockpit well allows the boat to be motored but can also be lifted whilst sailing.
She has twin drop keels to achieve both the shallow draft necessary for easy launch and recovery, together with a clear cockpit cabin space of the original design.
Her sail plan is a loose footed gunter yawl. The drop plate rudder allows genuine shallow water sailing. With an integrated sprayhood, the fitting of a tent can add to her practicality at anchor.
The Drifter 22 is more than a boat which sails well. She is a lifestyle created for those who want more freedom and economy of trailer sailing, plus the additional comfort of extra cabin space.