Neptune 16

1981
Designer
C. William Lapworth
Builder
Capital Yachts Corp.
Association
Capital Yachts Info
# Built
?
Hull Type
Keel/Cbrd.
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
15 8 / 4.8 m
Waterline Length
13 5 / 4.1 m
Beam
6 2 / 1.9 m
Draft
0 9 / 0.3 m 4 0 / 1.2 m
Displacement
900 lbs / 408 kg
Ballast
200 lbs / 91 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
115 ft2 / 10.7 m2
Total Sail Area
114.6 ft2 / 10.7 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
72 ft2 / 6.7 m2
P
18 0 / 5.5 m
E
8 0 / 2.4 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
42.6 ft2 / 4 m2
I
16 0 / 4.9 m
J
5 3 / 1.6 m
Forestay Length
16 10 / 5.1 m

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
4.92 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
19.74
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
22.22
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
163.3
light
Comfort Ratio
8.64
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.56
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

It is thought that this design derived from the earlier NEWPORT 16.
A fixed keel version was also available.
Ballast: 275 Draft: 2.5’.


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