Cascade 29

1961
insignia
Designer
Robert A. Smith
Builder
Cascade Yachts/Yacht Constructors, Inc.
Associations
?
# Built
355
Hull Type
Fin w/bulb & spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
29 0 / 8.8 m
Waterline Length
24 0 / 7.3 m
Beam
8 2 / 2.5 m
Draft
4 9 / 1.5 m
Displacement
7,500 lbs / 3,402 kg
Ballast
2,380 lbs / 1,080 kg (Iron)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Cutter
Reported Sail Area
417 ft2 / 38.7 m2
Total Sail Area
416.6 ft2 / 38.7 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
224 ft2 / 20.8 m2
P
31 11 / 9.8 m
E
14 0 / 4.3 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
192.6 ft2 / 17.9 m2
I
35 11 / 11 m
J
10 8 / 3.3 m
Forestay Length
37 6 / 11.5 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Universal
Model
Atomic 4
HP
30
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Capacity
33 gal / 125 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
43 gal / 163 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.56 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
17.41
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
31.73
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
242.2
moderate
Comfort Ratio
27.52
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.67
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

The first ‘Cascade’. Some were sold as bare hulls. A modified version of the boat was available as long as the company was in business.


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