Lapworth 24

1958
Designer
C. William Lapworth
Builder
Continental Plastics Inc.
Associations
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# Built
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Hull Type
Fin Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
24 0 / 7.3 m
Waterline Length
20 0 / 6.1 m
Beam
7 6 / 2.3 m
Draft
4 0 / 1.2 m
Displacement
4,350 lbs / 1,973 kg
Ballast
1,650 lbs / 748 kg (Lead)

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
293 ft2 / 27.2 m2
Total Sail Area
293.2 ft2 / 27.2 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
183 ft2 / 17 m2
P
30 6 / 9.3 m
E
12 0 / 3.7 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
110.2 ft2 / 10.2 m2
I
24 6 / 7.5 m
J
8 11 / 2.7 m
Forestay Length
26 1 / 8 m

Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
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Fuel Type
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Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.99 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
17.59
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
37.93
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
242.75
moderate
Comfort Ratio
21.52
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.84
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Continental Plastics also offered an ‘economy’ version called the SPARTAN 24.
A raised deck version is the GLADIATOR 24 or LAPWORTH 24 GLADIATOR.
The CAL 24 (1958), also drawn by Lapworth, while similar in appearance above the waterline, is a different design.


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