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1979 13' AMF Alcort Sunfish

Hopkinton, Massachusetts, United States
$800 USD
Condition: Good

1979 Sunfish in good condition. New sunrise sail and rings still in bag. Daggerboard and rudder with tiller ext in good shape.

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Specs

Designer
Alexander Bryan/Cortland Heyniger/Carl Meinart
Builders
AMF Corp.
Alcort
Pearson Yachts
LaserPerformance
Association
Sunfish (Int. Sunfish Class Association)
# Built
300000
Hull
Monohull
Keel
?
Rudder
?
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
13 10 / 4.2 m
Waterline Length
12 11 / 4 m
Beam
?
Draft
0 7 / 0.2 m ?
Displacement
130 lb / 59 kg
Ballast
?

Rig and Sails

Type
Lateen
Reported Sail Area
75′² / 7 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
?
Engine Hours
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?
Cabins
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
4.83 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
47.0
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
26.21
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
2.3
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
3.23
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Although the earliest models were built of wood and offered as kits, the fiberglass version, first introduced in 1960, became the most popular recreational sailboat in history. As a result, there were many imitators.

Sunfish Builder Chronology
1952 - 1969 Alcort, Inc. (founded 1945)
1969 - 1986 AMF
1986 - 1988 Loveless & DeGarmo, dba, Alcort Sailboats Inc.
1988 - 1991 Pearson Yacht Co.
1991 - 1997 Sunfish/Laser, Inc.
1997 - 2007 Vanguard
2007 - Laser Performance
Change in class rules permitted a new, slightly deeper daggerboard in the mid-1990’s.


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