North Star 600 – Wikipedia



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The North Megastar 600 is a Canadian sailboat that was once designed through the American design company Sparkman & Stephens as a racer-cruiser and primary in-built 1975. The boat is Sparkman & Stephens’ design quantity 2135.2. It was once additionally offered below the identify North Megastar 26 and Hughes 26 after Hughes purchased the corporate again in 1977.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

The design is a bigger, heavier construction of the North Megastar 500, with a trainer space roof added.[1][2]


The design was once constructed through Hughes Boat Works in Canada, from 1975 to 1977, however it’s now out of manufacturing.[1][2][7][8]

The North Megastar 600 is a leisure keelboat, constructed predominantly of fibreglass, with wooden trim. It has a masthead sloop rig, a raked stem, a just about plumb transom, a skeg-mounted rudder managed through a tiller and a set fin keel. It displaces 4,598 lb (2,086 kg) and carries 2,000 lb (907 kg) of ballast.[1][2]

The boat has a draft of four.00 feet (1.22 m) with the usual keel and is fitted with a Common Atomic 2 gas engine for docking and manoeuvring.[1][2]

The design has sound asleep lodging for 5 other folks, with a double “V”-berth within the bow cabin, a drop down dinette desk that bureaucracy a double berth in the principle cabin and an aft quarter berth at the starboard facet. The galley is positioned at the starboard facet, amidships. The galley is provided with a two-burner range, ice field and a sink. The top is positioned within the bow cabin at the port facet below the “V”-berth.[1][2]

The design has a hull velocity of 6.03 kn (11.17 km/h).[2]

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