6-Meter (International)

1907
Designer
Various
Builders
?
Association
6 Meter Class Association (International)
# Built
1200
Hull Type
Long Keel
Construction
?

Dimensions

Length Overall
36 8 / 11.2 m
Waterline Length
23 7 / 7.2 m
Beam
6 6 / 2 m
Draft
5 2 / 1.6 m
Displacement
8,500 lbs / 3,856 kg
Ballast
?

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
441 ft2 / 41 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
?
J
?
Forestay Length
?

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.51 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.94
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
287.99
heavy
Comfort Ratio
38.67
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.29
better suited for ocean passages

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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