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Balaton 21

1977
Designer
Gunnar Cardell
Builder
Balaton Boats
Hull Type
Fin w/transom hung rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
21.33 ft / 6.50 m
Waterline Length
18.70 ft / 5.70 m
Beam
8.04 ft / 2.45 m
Draft
3.94 ft / 1.20 m
Displacement
3,439 lb / 1,560 kg
Ballast
1,213 lb / 550 kg (Iron)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
225.00 ft2 / 20.90 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
J
Est. Forestay Len.
?

Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
ISP

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
5 gals / 19 L
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.79 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
15.8
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
35.27
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
234.78
moderate
Comfort Ratio
16.87
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.13
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

There is a later BALATON 21 (1995?) which is entirely different design form another bulder, but also from Hungary.


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