The MC-Scow was developed in the late 70’s. It cat-rigged and 16-feet long. Basically a small C-Scow. It has grown to be one of the biggest classes in the US. They can be sailed either single or double-handed. There have been over 2500 boats built over the years and if in reasonable shape, they are all competitive. The MC has two bilge boards and a single rudder. There are controls on each side of the boat to handle all the critical adjustments. You can step the mast single-handedly. The beauty is that if you weigh less than 175 pounds and it starts to blow, you can add a crew to compete. It is stable. Jump on it and don’t worry about turning over. The MC is responsive, fast, and a joy to sail.
by Gary Sayia- MC 2557