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Balaton 24

1966 — 1974
Designer
Gunnar Cardell
Builder
Balaton Boats
Hull Type
Fin w/transom hung rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
24.44 ft / 7.45 m
Waterline Length
21.16 ft / 6.45 m
Beam
7.55 ft / 2.30 m
Draft
3.94 ft / 1.20 m
Displacement
4,189 lb / 1,900 kg
Ballast
1,543 lb / 700 kg (Iron)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
274.00 ft2 / 25.46 m2
Total Sail Area
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Mainsail
Sail Area
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Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
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Est. Forestay Len.
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Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
ISP

Auxilary Power

Make
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HP
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Fuel Capacity
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Accomodations

Water Capacity
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Holding Tank Capacity
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Headroom
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Calculations

Hull Speed
6.16 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.87
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
36.83
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
197.39
light
Comfort Ratio
19.66
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
1.87
better suited for ocean passages

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