Bear

1933
insignia
Designer
Manuel Nunes & Sons
Builder
Manuel Nunes & Sons (USA)
Association
Bear Class (USA)
# Built
69
Hull Type
Fin w/transom hung rudder
Construction
Wood

Dimensions

Length Overall
22 11 / 7 m
Waterline Length
18 0 / 5.5 m
Beam
6 9 / 2.1 m
Draft
3 6 / 1.1 m
Displacement
5,000 lbs / 2,268 kg
Ballast
2,000 lbs / 907 kg (Iron)

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
258 ft2 / 24 m2
Total Sail Area
257.9 ft2 / 24 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
178.8 ft2 / 16.6 m2
P
27 5 / 8.4 m
E
12 11 / 4 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
79.1 ft2 / 7.4 m2
I
21 7 / 6.6 m
J
7 3 / 2.2 m
Forestay Length
22 9 / 7 m

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.69 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
14.12
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
40.0
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
378.94
ultraheavy
Comfort Ratio
30.88
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.58
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

In 1937 the Nunes company offered the plans for amateur builders or were sold in various stages of construction.
Inquiries: info@bearboats.com


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