Black Sound, Green Turtle Key, Bahamas
Surfing at 7 & 8 knots down the coast to Ft. Lauderdale
Lil park just before the St. Lucie lock
The PC 23 Pilothouse under sail.
Stability in the prototype was comparable to or better than the standard 23.
Motoring the PC 23 Pilothouse with the diesel engine.
The prototype powered easily and smoothly, and handled under power like a dream.
In the main salon, looking forward
In the main salon, looking aft
Two-cylinder diesel water-cooled engine offers easy access
Retractable sink in head allows for more room as needed
Sink pulled out for use
Filler cushions in place in the v-berth
Hanging lockers on each side of v-berth
Dinette on port side of wheelhouse
The dinette converts easily to an extra berth
Helm inside the pilothouse allows for comfortable steering, even when it's raining
The helm converts to counter space while at anchor
The helm, when converted to counter space, easily holds a stovetop for cooking
The CP 23 Pilothouse offers trailerability in a cruisable sailboat
Motoring the CP 23 Pilothouse with the twin cylinder water-cooled diesel engine
Preparing to launch the new CP 23 Pilothouse
At launch, the prototype 23PH sat on her lines fore and aft and side to side.
Large windows allow for plenty of visibility and natural light in the pilothouse.
Deck of the first CP 23 Pilothouse
Prototype drawing of the CP 23 Pilothouse
The very first CP 23 Pilothouse, under construction in the Com-Pac shop
Photos depict boats of varying model years and may show optional and/or custom equipment.