Dabchick

1957
Designer
Jack Köper
Builders
?
Association
Dabchick Association of SA
# Built
4000
Hull Type
Scow Sngl. Cbrd.
Construction
Plywood/FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
11 10 / 3.6 m
Waterline Length
?
Beam
3 9 / 1.2 m
Draft
0 3 / 0.1 m 1 11 / 0.6 m
Displacement
90 lbs / 39 kg
Ballast
?

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
59 ft2 / 5.5 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
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
?
Sail Area/Displacement
48.83
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
?
Comfort Ratio
?
Capsize Screening
3.43
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

The DABCHICK is a trainer, originally designed for the home builder, sailed in South Africa and Australia.


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