Ericson 46

1971 — 1974
Designer
Bruce King
Builder
Ericson Yachts
Associations
?
# Built
20
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
45 10 / 14 m
Waterline Length
35 0 / 10.7 m
Beam
13 3 / 4 m
Draft
7 2 / 2.2 m
Displacement
31,500 lbs / 14,288 kg
Ballast
16,500 lbs / 7,484 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
1,064 ft2 / 98.9 m2
Total Sail Area
1,063.5 ft2 / 98.8 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
433.6 ft2 / 40.3 m2
P
53 10 / 16.4 m
E
16 0 / 4.9 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
630 ft2 / 58.5 m2
I
62 11 / 19.2 m
J
20 0 / 6.1 m
Forestay Length
66 1 / 20.2 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Perkins
Model
4-107
HP
?
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
50 gal / 189 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
110 gal / 416 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.93 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
17.07
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
52.38
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
327.99
heavy
Comfort Ratio
40.44
heavy bluewater boat
Capsize Screening
1.68
better suited for ocean passages

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