The Ultimate 20 is a performance-driven, monohull boat designed to reach multi-hull speeds. When you're at the helm, you'll feel a quick, dinghy-like response combined with the stability normally expected on a much larger boat. At just 21 feet long, the Ultimate 20's smart design and fine craftsmanship combine to create a sturdy, reliable, safe, and economical boat.
With its small size and simple design, the Ultimate 20 is the ideal boat for racing. Whether your preference is One Design, PHRF, or mid week beer cans, the Ultimate 20 offers plenty of thrills. Standard features include positive flotation, a patented keel lifting system and a deck mounted bow-sprit. The Ultimate 20 is easy to sail and just as easy to launch. With precision control and state-of-the-art technology, this maintenance-free performer also carries an award for the industry's highest resale value.
The Ultimate 20's generous 8' 6" beam, offers many features found only on larger boats. You'll find a forward V-berth and 2 small mid-quarter berths, with plenty of storage space and comfort. Our smart design and innovative deck mounted sprit, keeps the interior safe, and your sandwiches, gear and clothing dry. Keeping the elements outside, the interior offers shelter from foul weather and is comfortable enough for overnight excursions.
Selected by the U.S. Sailing Team for the 1996 Mallory Cup Championships and the 2006 Triple Handed Youth Championships, the Ultimate 20 has logged countless hours in a wide range of sailing conditions. With an all-up tow weight of less than 1,800 lbs., the Ultimate 20 is perfectly suited for tow with any compact car or mini-van.
The Ultimate 20 is perfect for sailors looking to graduate from smaller boats, catamarans or sailboards. And first time sailors will find the efficient size, unparalleled stability and spacious cockpit of the Ultimate 20 hard to resist.
1995 Boat of the Year -- PHRF/Sportboat.