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Aeromarine Triton

1960
Designer
Carl Alberg
Builder
Aeromarine Plastics (USA)
Hull Type
Long Keel
Construction
FG
Associations
?

Dimensions

Length Overall
28 3 / 8.6 m
Waterline Length
21 7 / 6.6 m
Beam
8 2 / 2.5 m
Draft
3 10 / 1.2 m
Displacement
7,100 lbs / 3,221 kg
Ballast
?

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
391.1 ft2 / 36.3 m2
Total Sail Area
390.8 ft2 / 36.3 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
212.6 ft2 / 19.8 m2
P
31 5 / 9.6 m
E
13 5 / 4.1 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
178.3 ft2 / 16.6 m2
I
35 11 / 11 m
J
9 10 / 3 m
Est. Forestay Len.
37 4 / 11.4 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Universal
Model
Atomic 4
HP
?
Type
Gas
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.22 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.94
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
315.4
heavy
Comfort Ratio
27.78
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.72
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Most Tritons with the masthead rig (sloop) were built by Aeromarine Plastics in California.
(owned by Grumman Co., as was Pearson Yachts) According to owners, these were more solidly built, than the east coast version, with decks of solid glass laminate and without the wood trim.


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