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Achilles 24

1968 — 1985
Designer
Oliver Lee
Builder
Butler Mouldings Ltd.
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG
Associations
Achilles Yachts Owners Assoc.

Dimensions

Length Overall
23.75 ft / 7.24 m
Waterline Length
19.50 ft / 5.94 m
Beam
7.09 ft / 2.16 m
Draft
3.75 ft / 1.14 m
Displacement
2,600 lb / 1,179 kg
Ballast
1,314 lb / 596 kg
Ballast Type
?
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
210.00 ft2 / 19.51 m2
Total Sail Area
210.00 ft2 / 19.51 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
111.25 ft2 / 10.34 m2
P
22.25 ft / 6.78 m
E
10.00 ft / 3.05 m
Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
98.75 ft2 / 9.17 m2
I
25.75 ft / 7.85 m
J
7.67 ft / 2.34 m
Est. Forestay Len.
26.87 ft / 8.19 m
Mizzen
PY
EY

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.92 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
17.77
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
50.54
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
156.54
light
Comfort Ratio
14.15
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.06
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Based on the AJAX (open cockpit day boat) and modified by the builder, Chris Butler.
Fin keel version - draft: 3.75’.
Triple keel - draft: 3.51’.


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