US 18

1980
insignia
Designer
G. William McVay
Builder
Bayliner (Buccaneer/US Yachts)
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Swing Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
17 7 / 5.4 m
Waterline Length
15 7 / 4.8 m
Beam
6 9 / 2.1 m
Draft
0 7 / 0.2 m 3 2 / 1 m
Displacement
520 lbs / 238 kg
Ballast
?
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
127 ft2 / 11.8 m2
Total Sail Area
127.2 ft2 / 11.8 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
76.5 ft2 / 7.1 m2
P
16 11 / 5.2 m
E
8 11 / 2.7 m
Mast Height
21 7 / 6.6 m
Foresail
Sail Area
50.7 ft2 / 4.7 m2
I
16 10 / 5.2 m
J
6 0 / 1.8 m
Forestay Length
17 11 / 5.5 m

Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.29 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
31.22
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
61.97
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
3.92
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
3.35
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Similar to the BUCCANEER 180. Originally derived from the MOUETTE 19 by Paceship.


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