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6-Meter (International)

1200 built since 1907

Builder
Designer
Various
Hull Type
Long Keel
Construction

Dimensions

LOA
36.74 ft11.20 m
LWL
23.62 ft7.20 m
Beam
6.56 ft2.00 m
Draft
5.25 ft1.60 m
Displacement
8,501 lb3,856 kg
Ballast
Ballast Type
?

Rig and sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
441.00 ft240.97 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
17
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
287.99
heavy
Comfort Ratio
38.89
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening Formula
1.29
better suited for ocean passages

Auxilary Power

Make
Model
?
Type
?
HP
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?

Notes

Olympic class between 1908-1952 when it was replaced by the International 5.5 Meter.
Dimensions are approximate since this is a development class, originally built to the International rule.
400 are thought to still be in existence with about 300 still in racing condition.
Photo: Nancii Bernard

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