Rhodes 19

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The Rhodes 19 (Hurricane class) is a 19-foot-long (5.8 m) sailboat, designed by Philip Rhodes[1] and originally manufactured by O'Day Corp..[2] Currently, the Rhodes 19 is built by Stuart Marine Corp. To date, approximately 3500 of the boats have been built.

Available with either a fixed keel or with a retractable centerboard, it is used primarily as a day sailer or for one-design racing. The Rhodes 19 is still actively raced throughout the United States, with active fleets in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Orleans, LA and Chicago, IL.

Specifications [3][edit]

LOA 19 ft 2in

Beam 7 ft

Draft 3 ft 3in (keel)

4 ft 11in (centerboard)

Sail Area 112.5sqft



Rhodes 19 fleet locations[edit]

1 Newport, RI

3 Edgartown, MA

4 Fairhope, AL

5 Marblehead, MA

6 Nantucket, MA

7 New Orleans, LA

9 South Dartmouth, MA

12 Chicago, IL

17 San Francisco, CA

20 Manchester, MA

35 Riverside, RI

36 Rockport, MA

39 Gloucester, MA

40 St. Croix

42 Wellfleet, MA

45 Winthrop, MA

46 Hingham Bay, MA

47 New Rochelle, NY

48 Charlestown, MA

49 Savannah, GA

50 Provincetown, MA

51 West Yarmouth, MA

52 Quahog Bay, ME

53 Antigua


  1. ^ "Philip L. Rhodes Fiberglass Cruising Sailboats". Temple University. Retrieved December 6, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Popular Boating, Volume 7, No 1-2". Ziff-Davis Publishing Co. 1960. ISSN 0006-5374.  |article= ignored (help)
  3. ^ Richard M. Sherwood (1994). A Field Guide to Sailboats of North America. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. ISBN 0395652391. 

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