A-Lion

1967
Designer
David & Jerry Hubbard
Builders
American Fiberglass Corp.
Sailcraft Ltd.
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Catamaran Twin Cbrd.
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
18 0 / 5.5 m
Waterline Length
?
Beam
7 6 / 2.3 m
Draft
0 5 / 0.2 m 2 5 / 0.8 m
Displacement
300 lbs / 136 kg
Ballast
?
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Cat (Marconi)
Reported Sail Area
150 ft2 / 13.9 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
?
Sail Area/Displacement
53.55
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
?
Comfort Ratio
?
Capsize Screening
4.48
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Originally called the SEA LION 18 and established as a one-design class in the USA. There was a very loosely established ‘A’ class catamaran rule before this, (no maximum LOA), the more finalized parameters, originally established by the IYRU, were. by in large, based on this design.


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