Current Designs Squall
Make: Current Designs
Designer: not sure
Length: 16′ 6″
Style: North American
Hull: Shallow V
Tracking Aid: Rudder Only
Total Storage Volume: 49 gal. (186.2 L)
Maximum Load: 350 lbs.
Cockpit: Touring (1.2 m circumference)
Deck Line: Neo-flect fore & aft
Elastics: Fore & aft
Bulkheads: 2, foam
Hatch Covers: Neoprene w/ cover
Comparable Boats: Current Designs Storm (larger)
Things to Hate: Rudder only design
Things to Love:
- Quick boat that tracks well even without the rudder.
- Plenty of secondary stability.
- Locking foot pegs keep the rudder in check
The Squall is great for day trips and can keep a quick pace. For touring, it does quite well when keeping a fast pace, but its storage capacity is somewhat lacking. There is plenty of room for a few days worth of gear, but the long slender bow and stern limit the available space.