Dreadnought 32

1973 — 1983
Designers
John G. Hanna
William Crealock
Builder
Dreadnought Boatworks (USA)
Associations
?
# Built
83
Hull Type
Long keel w/trans. hung rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
31 11 / 9.8 m
Waterline Length
29 11 / 9.1 m
Beam
10 0 / 3.1 m
Draft
4 9 / 1.5 m
Displacement
19,980 lbs / 9,063 kg
Ballast
?

Rig and Sails

Type
Cutter
Reported Sail Area
631.9 ft2 / 58.7 m2
Total Sail Area
631.8 ft2 / 58.7 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
280.6 ft2 / 26.1 m2
P
33 5 / 10.2 m
E
16 9 / 5.1 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
351.3 ft2 / 32.6 m2
I
38 5 / 11.7 m
J
18 2 / 5.6 m
Forestay Length
42 7 / 13 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Saab
Model
?
HP
10
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.34 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
13.73
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
330.36
heavy
Comfort Ratio
46.66
heavy bluewater boat
Capsize Screening
1.47
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Design based on the orginal 1932 TAHITI KETCH with redesigned rig by Crealock (cutter or ketch). Many were sold in ‘kit’ form for owner completion. Dreadnought Boatworks was located in Carpenteria CA, USA.


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