Yachting World Dayboat

1949
Designer
George O'Brien Kennedy
Builder
Chris Somner Dinghy Services
Association
Yachting World Dayboat Association
# Built
700
Hull Type
Centerboard Dinghy
Construction
Wood/FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
14 0 / 4.3 m
Waterline Length
13 8 / 4.2 m
Beam
5 8 / 1.7 m
Draft
0 9 / 0.3 m 4 0 / 1.2 m
Displacement
450 lbs / 204 kg
Ballast
?
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
132 ft2 / 12.3 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
?
J
?
Forestay Length
?

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
4.95 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
35.97
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
78.64
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
4.98
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.96
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Commissioned by Yachting World magazine in 1949.
Alternate sliding gunter rig (sloop)(not shown).
Active racing fleets located in UK at Poole YC, Gravesend SC and Bosham SC.
Thanks to Iain Macpherson for providing information.


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