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A-Lion

built since 1967

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

Dimensions

LOA
18.00 ft5.49 m
LWL
Beam
7.50 ft2.29 m
Draft
2.50 ft0.76 m
Displacement
300 lb136 kg
Ballast
Ballast Type
?

Rig and sails

Type
Cat (Marconi)
Reported Sail Area
150.00 ft213.94 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
53.61
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening Formula
4.48
better suited for coastal cruising

Auxilary Power

Make
Model
?
Type
?
HP
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?

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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