Albacore

1954
insignia

Dimensions

Length Overall
14 11 / 4.6 m
Waterline Length
14 9 / 4.5 m
Beam
5 3 / 1.6 m
Draft
0 9 / 0.2 m 4 9 / 1.5 m
Displacement
240 lbs / 109 kg
Ballast
?
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
125 ft2 / 11.6 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
5.16 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
51.79
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
32.85
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
2.67
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
3.43
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

A development of the original Fairey Marine SWORDFISH.
The ALBACORE has remained one of the most active classes in the world well into the 21st century.


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