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Amel 50

Designer
Berret-Racoupeau
Builder
Amel
Hull Type
Fin keel with bulb & 2 spade rudders
Construction
GRP

Dimensions

Length Overall
50.89 ft / 15.51 m
Waterline Length
47.57 ft / 14.50 m
Beam
15.72 ft / 4.79 m
Draft
7.05 ft / 2.15 m
Displacement
37,500.00 lb / 17,009.89 kg
Ballast
10,720.00 lb / 4,862.56 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
1,356.26 ft2 / 126.00 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
Mast Height
73.82 ft / 22.50 m
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
J
Est. Forestay Len.
?

Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
ISP

Auxilary Power

Make
Volvo
Model
?
HP
110
Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
172 gals / 650 L

Accomodations

Water Capacity
159 gals / 600 L
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
9.24 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
19.37
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
28.59
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
155.52
light
Comfort Ratio
30.19
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.88
better suited for ocean passages

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