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470

built since 1963

Builder
Fountaine Pajot
Mader Bootswerft
Parker Yachts
MacKay Boats Ltd.
Nautivela
Designer
Andre Cornu
Hull Type
Centerboard Dinghy
Construction
FG

Dimensions

LOA
15.42 ft4.70 m
LWL
14.58 ft4.44 m
Beam
5.50 ft1.68 m
Draft
3.17 ft0.97 m
Displacement
269 lb122 kg
Ballast
Ballast Type
?

Rig and sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
137.00 ft212.73 m2
Total Sail Area

Mainsail

Sail Area
P
E
Mast Height
?

Foresail

Sail Area
I
J
Est. Forestay Len.

Mizzen

PY
EY

Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
ISP

Calculations

Sail Area/Displacement
52.65
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
38.75
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
2.89
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening Formula
3.41
better suited for coastal cruising

Auxilary Power

Make
Model
?
Type
?
HP
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?

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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