Contest 30 MK I

1966
Designer
Uus van Essen
Builder
Contest Yachts - Conyplex
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
30 0 / 9.2 m
Waterline Length
24 10 / 7.6 m
Beam
9 3 / 2.8 m
Draft
4 3 / 1.3 m
Displacement
8,820 lbs / 4,000 kg
Ballast
4,080 lbs / 1,850 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
371 ft2 / 34.5 m2
Total Sail Area
362.5 ft2 / 33.7 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
153.7 ft2 / 14.3 m2
P
28 4 / 8.7 m
E
10 9 / 3.3 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
208.8 ft2 / 19.4 m2
I
33 11 / 10.4 m
J
12 3 / 3.8 m
Forestay Length
36 1 / 11 m

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.68 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
13.91
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
46.26
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
255.91
moderate
Comfort Ratio
26.36
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.8
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Mast length: 9.85m/32.32’
Forestay: 10.9m/35.76’
Thank you to Raul Aranovich for supplying information and a brochure.


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