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49ERFX

built since 2010

Builder
MacKay Boats Ltd.
Nautivela
Designer
Bethwaite Design
Hull Type
Centerboard Dinghy
Construction
FG

Dimensions

LOA
16.00 ft4.88 m
LWL
Beam
6.33 ft1.93 m
Draft
4.92 ft1.50 m
Displacement
270 lb122 kg
Ballast
Ballast Type
?

Rig and sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
207.00 ft219.23 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
79.36
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening Formula
3.92
better suited for coastal cruising

Auxilary Power

Make
Model
?
Type
?
HP
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?

Notes

49ER hull with slightly smaller rig for lighter sailors.
Beam with wings removed: 1.76m/5.58'
Mast height 7.5m/24.6'
Mainsail Area 13.8m2/148.5 sq.ft.
Jib Area 5.8m2 /62.4 sq.ft.
Gennaker Area 25.1m2/227.1 sq.ft.
To be sailed as a separate class (from 49ER) in 2016 Olympics.

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