Aqua 30

1972
Designer
Sparkman & Stephens
Builder
Aquafibre Ltd.
Associations
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# Built
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Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
29 10 / 9.1 m
Waterline Length
20 11 / 6.4 m
Beam
8 11 / 2.7 m
Draft
5 4 / 1.7 m
Displacement
9,000 lbs / 4,082 kg
Ballast
3,120 lbs / 1,415 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
359 ft2 / 33.4 m2
Total Sail Area
358.3 ft2 / 33.3 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
142.8 ft2 / 13.3 m2
P
30 4 / 9.3 m
E
9 4 / 2.9 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
215.5 ft2 / 20 m2
I
35 11 / 11 m
J
11 11 / 3.7 m
Forestay Length
37 11 / 11.6 m

Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
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Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.14 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
13.28
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
34.67
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
433.85
ultraheavy
Comfort Ratio
31.29
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.73
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

S&S design #2014.
Also known as the S&S 30.
Some were imported to US and sold as the PALMER JOHNSON 30.
Many thanks to Owen McCall, PJ-30 owner, for supplying information on the different versions of the S&S 30. (Rig dimensions from original designers sail plan which was changed several times.)


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