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Corsaire

1954
Designer
Jean-Jacques Herbulot
Builder
chantier naval Amiguet (FRA)
Hull Type
Keel/Cbrd.
Construction
Plywood/FG
Associations
Micro Class (IMCCA)
Corsaire Class

Dimensions

Length Overall
18 0 / 5.5 m
Waterline Length
15 3 / 4.7 m
Beam
6 3 / 1.9 m
Draft
1 8 / 0.5 m 3 2 / 1 m
Displacement
1,230 lbs / 560 kg
Ballast
330 lbs / 150 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
172 ft2 / 16 m2
Total Sail Area
169.3 ft2 / 15.7 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
103.4 ft2 / 9.6 m2
P
21 9 / 6.7 m
E
9 5 / 2.9 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
65.9 ft2 / 6.1 m2
I
18 6 / 5.6 m
J
7 1 / 2.2 m
Est. Forestay Len.
19 9 / 6 m

Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
7 10 / 2.4 m
ISP
18 11 / 5.8 m

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.23 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
23.91
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
26.8
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
155.15
light
Comfort Ratio
10.15
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.35
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Designed for amateur builder using plywood. Comprehensive ‘Contsruction Guide’ available.
A fiberglass version was introduced (overseen by the designer) in 1972.


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