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Able 20

built since 1972

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Builder
Loughlin Boat Works. (USA)
Designer
W. R. Loughlin
Hull Type
Long Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

LOA
20.00 ft6.10 m
LWL
16.00 ft4.88 m
Beam
7.33 ft2.23 m
Draft
2.42 ft0.74 m
Displacement
2,500 lb1,134 kg
Ballast
1,000 lb454 kg
Ballast Type
Lead

Rig and sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
202.00 ft218.77 m2
Total Sail Area
182.79 ft216.98 m2

Mainsail

Sail Area
86.79 ft28.06 m2
P
20.42 ft6.22 m
E
8.50 ft2.59 m
Mast Height
?

Foresail

Sail Area
96.00 ft28.92 m2
I
24.00 ft7.32 m
J
8.00 ft2.44 m
Est. Forestay Len.
25.30 ft7.71 m

Mizzen

PY
EY

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.36 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
17.55
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
40
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
272.48
moderate
Comfort Ratio
15.72
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening Formula
2.16
better suited for coastal cruising

Auxilary Power

Make
Model
?
Type
?
HP
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
10 gals38 L

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