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Achilles 24

600 built between 1968 and 1985

Builder
Butler Mouldings Ltd.
Designer
Oliver Lee
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

LOA
23.75 ft7.24 m
LWL
19.50 ft5.94 m
Beam
7.09 ft2.16 m
Draft
3.75 ft1.14 m
Displacement
2,600 lb1,179 kg
Ballast
1,314 lb596 kg
Ballast Type
?

Rig and sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
210.00 ft219.51 m2
Total Sail Area
210.00 ft219.51 m2

Mainsail

Sail Area
111.25 ft210.34 m2
P
22.25 ft6.78 m
E
10.00 ft3.05 m
Mast Height
?

Foresail

Sail Area
98.75 ft29.17 m2
I
25.75 ft7.85 m
J
7.67 ft2.34 m
Est. Forestay Len.
26.87 ft8.19 m

Mizzen

PY
EY

Calculations

Sail Area/Displacement
17.81
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
50.54
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
156.54
light
Comfort Ratio
14.23
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening Formula
2.06
better suited for coastal cruising

Auxilary Power

Make
Model
?
Type
?
HP
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?

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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