470

1963
insignia
Designer
Andre Cornu
Builders
Fountaine Pajot
MacKay Boats Ltd.
Parker Yachts
Nautivela
Mader Bootswerft
Association
470 Olympic Dinghy (Int)
# Built
?
Hull Type
Centerboard Dinghy
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
15 5 / 4.7 m
Waterline Length
14 6 / 4.4 m
Beam
5 6 / 1.7 m
Draft
0 5 / 0.2 m 3 2 / 1 m
Displacement
270 lbs / 122 kg
Ballast
?
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
137 ft2 / 12.7 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
?
J
?
Forestay Length
?

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.12 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
52.6
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
38.75
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
2.88
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
3.41
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

2 person centerboard class with trapeze.
An Olympic class since 1976. Separate events for men and women since 1988.
The 470 is sailed in more than 60 countries.
Spinnaker: 140 sq. ft.
1 Trapeze.


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