Comet OD (Usa)

1932
Designer
C. Lowndes Johnson
Builders
Skaneateles Boat & Canoe Co.
Siddons & Sindle
Lippincott Boat Works
Customflex
Whitecap Composites
Association
Comet Class (USA)
# Built
4000
Hull Type
Centerboard Dinghy
Construction
FG or Wood

Dimensions

Length Overall
16 0 / 4.9 m
Waterline Length
14 11 / 4.6 m
Beam
5 6 / 1.7 m
Draft
0 5 / 0.2 m 1 8 / 0.5 m
Displacement
260 lbs / 118 kg
Ballast
?
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
140 ft2 / 13 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
5.19 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
54.99
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
34.39
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
2.69
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
3.45
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

The design was first displayed in a ‘Yachting’ magazine article of 1932.
Early wood boats were built by Skaneateles Boats Inc.

Most recent builder:
Whitecap Composites
147 Summit St
Bldg 3c Unit 2
Peabody, MA 01960
Phone: 978-278-5718
Fax: 978-587-2066
E-Mail: Paul@whitecapcomposites.com


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