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A-Lion

1967
Designer
David & Jerry Hubbard
Builder
American Fiberglass Corp.
Sailcraft Ltd.
Hull Type
Catamaran Twin Cbrd.
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
18.00 ft / 5.49 m
Waterline Length
?
Beam
7.50 ft / 2.29 m
Draft
0.50 ft / 0.15 m 2.50 ft / 0.76 m
Displacement
300 lb / 136 kg
Ballast
?
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Cat (Marconi)
Reported Sail Area
150.00 ft2 / 13.94 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
Sail Area/Displacement
53.55
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
lightweight racing boat
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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