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Marlow Hunter 18 is a Coastal dayboat built by Marlow Hunter and designed by Glenn Henderson. Her first hull was built in 2011 and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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MARLOW HUNTER 18 Sailboat Specifications​


Builder(s)Marlow Hunter
Designer(s)Glenn Henderson
BrandMarlow Hunter
categoryCoastal dayboat
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeMonohull
First Hull Built2011
Last Hull BuiltStill in production
AppendagesCenterboard pivoting centerboard
HelmSingle tiller
RudderSingle transom hung rudder
CockpitOpen aft cockpit
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi fractional
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast


Hull Length5.59 m / 18.4 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)5.03 m / 16.6 ft
Beam (width)2.18 m / 7.2 ft
Draft1.32 m / 4.4 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 379 kg / 836 lb
Maximum Displacement803 kg / 1770 lb


Critical Hull Speed5.44 knots
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)84
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement30.15 m²/T / 325 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement67.58 m²/T / 727 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL7.47 m / 24.6 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders1
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire continuous
Upwind Sail Area15.79 m² / 170 ft²
Downwind Sail Area35.39 m² / 381 ft²

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 outboard engine