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517

1976
Designer
Christian Maury
Builder
Hull Type
Centerboard (Trunk)
Construction
FG
Associations
517 Class Association

Dimensions

Length Overall
16.90 ft / 5.15 m
Waterline Length
15.26 ft / 4.65 m
Beam
6.10 ft / 1.86 m
Draft
0.66 ft / 0.20 m 3.54 ft / 1.08 m
Displacement
794 lb / 360 kg
Ballast
?
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
129.00 ft2 / 11.98 m2
Total Sail Area
128.66 ft2 / 11.95 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
70.45 ft2 / 6.54 m2
P
18.04 ft / 5.50 m
E
7.81 ft / 2.38 m
Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
58.21 ft2 / 5.41 m2
I
15.10 ft / 4.60 m
J
7.71 ft / 2.35 m
Est. Forestay Len.
16.95 ft / 5.17 m

Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
ISP

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.23 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
24.07
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
99.75
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
6.96
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.64
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Predecessor: 510 (LANAVERRE) > L 17 (LANAVERRE) > 517
Built and most often seen in Germany.
Sail Area:
Mainsail: 7.70 m² /83 sq.ft.
Jib: 3.60 m² /37 sq.ft.
#2 Genoa: 4.70 m²/51 sq.ft.
#1 Genoa: 6.50 m²/70 sq.ft.
Storm jib: 2.60 m² /28 sq.ft.
Spinnaker: 16.90 m²/182 sq.ft.
1 trapeze permitted for racing.


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