Dehler Optima 98

1979
Designer
E. G. Van de Stadt
Builder
Dehler Yachts
Association
Optima 98 Owners (German)
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
32 1 / 9.8 m
Waterline Length
25 7 / 7.8 m
Beam
9 10 / 3 m
Draft
5 4 / 1.7 m
Displacement
8,820 lbs / 4,000 kg
Ballast
3,970 lbs / 1,800 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
527 ft2 / 49 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
42 5 / 13 m
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
?
J
?
Forestay Length
?

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
15 gal / 57 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
52 gal / 197 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.78 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
19.76
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
45.0
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
234.92
moderate
Comfort Ratio
23.36
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.91
better suited for ocean passages

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