Achilles 24

1968 — 1985
insignia
Designer
Oliver Lee
Builder
Butler Mouldings Ltd.
Association
Achilles Yachts Owners Assoc.
# Built
600
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
23 9 / 7.2 m
Waterline Length
19 5 / 5.9 m
Beam
7 1 / 2.2 m
Draft
3 8 / 1.1 m
Displacement
2,600 lbs / 1,179 kg
Ballast
1,310 lbs / 596 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
210 ft2 / 19.5 m2
Total Sail Area
210 ft2 / 19.5 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
111.3 ft2 / 10.3 m2
P
22 2 / 6.8 m
E
10 0 / 3.1 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
98.7 ft2 / 9.2 m2
I
25 9 / 7.9 m
J
7 8 / 2.3 m
Forestay Length
26 10 / 8.2 m

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

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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