Escape Captiva / 11.5

The original Escape dinghy. The early Capitivas featured daggerboards, but on later models this was changed to a centreboard to make the boat easier to sail in shallow water.

Escape Captiva
Designer Garry Hoyt
Year Designed 1996
Hull Roto-molded polyethylene
Hull weight 65 kg / 142 lbs
Length 3.6m / 11.5 ft
Width 1.6m / 5 ft
Sail Area 5.9 sq. m. / 62 ft
Sail Transparent composite sail made by North Sails,
Or coloured Dacron sail made by North Sails.
Fittings Ronstan
Maximum Capacity 3 persons or 425 pounds / 193kg
Ability level Novice