Cheoy Lee Flying Buffalo 36

1963
Designer
Maurice DeClercq
Builder
Cheoy Lee Shipyard
Association
Cheoy Lee Association Web Site
# Built
60
Hull Type
Fin Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
35 11 / 11 m
Waterline Length
25 1 / 7.7 m
Beam
9 3 / 2.8 m
Draft
4 11 / 1.5 m
Displacement
14,880 lbs / 6,751 kg
Ballast
4,600 lbs / 2,087 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
629 ft2 / 58.4 m2
Total Sail Area
548.5 ft2 / 51 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
285.2 ft2 / 26.5 m2
P
36 9 / 11.2 m
E
15 5 / 4.7 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
263.3 ft2 / 24.5 m2
I
39 3 / 12 m
J
13 4 / 4.1 m
Forestay Length
41 6 / 12.7 m

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.71 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.63
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
30.91
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
420.17
ultraheavy
Comfort Ratio
41.33
heavy bluewater boat
Capsize Screening
1.51
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

‘FLYING BUFFALO’ was actually the name of the prototype, an extremely successful racing design of the mid-1960’s, on which this model is based. Most often called the OFFSHORE 36.


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