Meteor Class

1968
Designer
E. G. Van de Stadt
Builder
Comar Yachts
Association
Meteor Class
# Built
1000
Hull Type
Fin Keel w/bulb
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
19 8 / 6 m
Waterline Length
17 0 / 5.2 m
Beam
6 11 / 2.1 m
Draft
3 2 / 1 m
Displacement
1,720 lbs / 780 kg
Ballast
620 lbs / 280 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
228 ft2 / 21.2 m2
Total Sail Area
174.3 ft2 / 16.2 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
84 ft2 / 7.8 m2
P
20 7 / 6.3 m
E
8 1 / 2.5 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
90.3 ft2 / 8.4 m2
I
24 5 / 7.5 m
J
7 4 / 2.3 m
Forestay Length
25 6 / 7.8 m

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.53 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
25.41
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
35.87
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
154.65
light
Comfort Ratio
11.08
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.34
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

An active one-design class in Italy for many years. (2015) See class web site for details.


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