In sailing, the A-Scow is a large sailing scow It is 38 feet long and with reported top speeds of over 25 kts. With its rules of design, also known as scantlings, first being written in 1901, the A-Scow has a significant history. With a large sail area and little keel ballast, the five to seven crew members must work in unison on the A-Scow to keep the boat sailing fast and upright. The boat is mainly sailed in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Number of crew: 5-8
LOA 11.58 m 38 ft
Beam 2.44 m 8 ft
Hull weight (with fittings) 839 kg 1850 lb
Sail Area of total of Jib 13.94 m² 150 ft²
Sail Area of total of Main 32.52 m² 350 ft²
Sail Area of total of Spinnaker 111.48 m² 1200 ft