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470

1963
Designer
Andre Cornu
Builder
Fountaine Pajot
Mader Bootswerft
Parker Yachts
MacKay Boats Ltd.
Nautivela
Hull Type
Centerboard Dinghy
Construction
FG
Associations
470 Olympic Dinghy (Int)

Dimensions

Length Overall
15.42 ft / 4.70 m
Waterline Length
14.58 ft / 4.44 m
Beam
5.50 ft / 1.68 m
Draft
0.50 ft / 0.15 m 3.17 ft / 0.97 m
Displacement
269 lb / 122 kg
Ballast
?
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
137.00 ft2 / 12.73 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
J
Est. Forestay Len.
?

Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
ISP

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
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
less stiff, less powerful
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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