Figaro 5 (Herbulot)

1975
Designer
Jean-Jacques Herbulot
Builder
from plans for amateur builder
Association
Figaro 5 & 6
# Built
?
Hull Type
Swing Keel
Construction
Plywood/multi-chine

Dimensions

Length Overall
16 8 / 5.1 m
Waterline Length
?
Beam
7 3 / 2.2 m
Draft
0 11 / 0.3 m 3 11 / 1.2 m
Displacement
990 lbs / 450 kg
Ballast
350 lbs / 160 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
166 ft2 / 15.4 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
26.7
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
35.58
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
?
Comfort Ratio
?
Capsize Screening
2.92
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Commissioned by the French newspaper and designed for the amateur builder. 2000 sets of plans were sold in the first 2 years.


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