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Garcia Exploration 45

2014
Designer
Berret-Racoupeau
Builder
Garcia Yachts
Hull Type
Keel/CB w/twin rudders
Construction
Aluminum

Dimensions

Length Overall
46.62 ft / 14.21 m
Waterline Length
41.24 ft / 12.57 m
Beam
14.57 ft / 4.44 m
Draft
9.51 ft / 2.90 m
Displacement
32,214 lb / 14,612 kg
Ballast
10,009 lb / 4,540 kg
Ballast Type
Aluminum centerboard
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Cutter
Reported Sail Area
979.52 ft2 / 91.00 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
Mast Height
64.96 ft / 19.80 m
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
J
Est. Forestay Len.
?
Mizzen
PY
EY

Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
ISP

Auxilary Power

Make
Volvo-Penta
Model
D2-75
HP
75
Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
185 gals / 700 L

Accomodations

Water Capacity
132 gals / 500 L

Calculations

Hull Speed
8.61 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
15.48
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
31.07
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
205.04
moderate
Comfort Ratio
32.53
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.83
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Overall length: 48.82’ / 14.88m


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