Brewer 12.8

1983
Designer
Edward S. Brewer
Builder
Ft. Myers Yacht & Shipbuilding
Associations
?
# Built
10
Hull
Monohull
Keel
Stub + Centerboard
Rudder
Spade
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
41 11 / 12.8 m
Waterline Length
33 9 / 10.3 m
Beam
13 5 / 4.1 m
Draft
4 5 / 1.4 m 8 11 / 2.7 m
Displacement
23,850 lb / 10,818 kg
Ballast
11,000 lb / 4,990 kg
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Rig and Sails

Type
Cutter
Reported Sail Area
887′² / 82.4 m²
Total Sail Area
887′² / 82.4 m²
Mainsail
Sail Area
386′² / 35.9 m²
P
46 9 / 14.3 m
E
16 6 / 5 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
501′² / 46.5 m²
I
54 11 / 16.8 m
J
18 2 / 5.6 m
Forestay Length
57 11 / 17.7 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Ford
Model
?
HP
90
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
112 gal / 424 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
200 gal / 757 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?
Cabins
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.78 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
17.13
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
46.12
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
276.96
heavy
Comfort Ratio
31.54
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.88
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

The design for the BREWER 12.8 was commissioned by several members of the Knickerbocker Yacht Club of Manhasset Bay, NY. and based on the WHITBY 42.
Also called BREWER 42. A later variant was the BREWER 44 from the same builder.
Thanks to Jeff H. for providing corrections and photo.

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