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6-Meter (International)

1907
Designer
Various
Builder
Hull Type
Long Keel
Construction
Associations
6 Meter Class Association (International)

Dimensions

Length Overall
36.74 ft / 11.20 m
Waterline Length
23.62 ft / 7.20 m
Beam
6.56 ft / 2.00 m
Draft
5.25 ft / 1.60 m
Displacement
8,501 lb / 3,856 kg
Ballast
?

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
441.00 ft2 / 40.97 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
6.51 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.94
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
less stiff, less powerful
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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