Centaur

1960
Designer
Frans Maas
Builder
Compromis
Association
Centaur Club
# Built
2500
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
20 4 / 6.2 m
Waterline Length
16 6 / 5.1 m
Beam
6 6 / 2 m
Draft
2 9 / 0.9 m
Displacement
1,210 lbs / 550 kg
Ballast
400 lbs / 180 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
161 ft2 / 15 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
26 2 / 8 m
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
5.45 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
22.65
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
32.73
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
119.03
light
Comfort Ratio
8.59
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.46
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Originally built for use at sailing schools.
A keel/cb version also available with fold up rudder.
Draft: BU .4m/1.31’ BD 1.1m/3.61’

trapeze permitted for class racing.


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