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Achilles 9M

100 built between 1975 and 1984

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

Dimensions

LOA
29.83 ft9.09 m
LWL
25.42 ft7.75 m
Beam
9.00 ft2.74 m
Draft
5.50 ft1.68 m
Displacement
7,000 lb3,175 kg
Ballast
2,998 lb1,360 kg
Ballast Type
Iron

Rig and sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
354.00 ft232.89 m2
Total Sail Area
353.57 ft232.85 m2

Mainsail

Sail Area
151.13 ft214.04 m2
P
31.00 ft9.45 m
E
9.75 ft2.97 m
Mast Height
?

Foresail

Sail Area
202.44 ft218.81 m2
I
35.33 ft10.77 m
J
11.46 ft3.49 m
Est. Forestay Len.
37.14 ft11.32 m

Mizzen

PY
EY

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.76 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
15.48
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
42.83
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
190.25
light
Comfort Ratio
21.53
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening Formula
1.88
better suited for ocean passages

Auxilary Power

Make
Volvo Penta
Model
?
Type
Diesel
HP
?
Fuel Capacity
15 gals57 L

Accomodations

Water Capacity
30 gals114 L

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