The NEW Ultimate 20i is a performance-driven, mono-hull 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 under 21 feet, the Ultimate 20i's smart design and fine Italian craftsmanship combine to create a sturdy, reliable, safe, and cost-efficient weekender.
Since its inception in the late 1990's, the Ultimate 20's simple layout has proved to be the ideal club racer. The Ultimate 20i adheres to all class standards. Whether your preference is One Design, PHRF, or mid week beer cans, the Ultimate 20i offers plenty of thrills. Standard features include positive flotation, a patented keel lifting system, a deck mounted bow-sprit and kick-up rudder. The Ultimate 20i is even easier to launch and sail with it's new, standard kick-up rudder. 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 20i's generous 8' 6" beam, offers many features found on larger boats. Forward is V-berth and 2 compact quarter berths, with plenty of dry storage space. Our smart design and industry first deck mounted sprit, keeps the interior safe, your sandwiches, gear and clothing dry. Keeping the elements outside, the interior offers shelter from foul weather and is comfortable enough for overnight camping.
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 thousands ofhours in a wide range of sailing conditions. With an all-up tow weight (including trailer and gear) of less than 1,800 lbs., the Ultimate 20 is perfectly suited for tow with any compact 4-cylinder car or mini-van.
The Ultimate 20i is perfect for sailors looking to graduate from smaller boats, catamarans or sailboards. First time sailors will find the efficient size, unparalleled stability and spacious cockpit of the Ultimate 20i one of a kind.
- LOA – 20', 10"
- LWL – 18'
- Beam – 8', 6"
- Draft (board up / down) – 9"/ 5'
- Displacement – 1260 lbs.
- Ballast – 450 lbs.
- Jib – 100 sq. ft.
- Mainsail – 205 sq. ft.
- Spinnaker – 452 sq. ft.
- PHRF (maximum) – 485 sq. ft.
- Designer – USI design group of Antrim-Hemphill
- Year introduced – 1994
- Class association – www.u20class.org