F3

1981 — 1983
Designer
German Frers
Builder
Hinterhoeller Yachts Ltd.
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
36 4 / 11.1 m
Waterline Length
29 5 / 9 m
Beam
11 9 / 3.6 m
Draft
6 9 / 2.1 m
Displacement
10,900 lbs / 4,944 kg
Ballast
5,730 lbs / 2,599 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
630 ft2 / 58.5 m2
Total Sail Area
629.9 ft2 / 58.5 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
279.9 ft2 / 26 m2
P
42 3 / 12.9 m
E
13 3 / 4 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
350 ft2 / 32.5 m2
I
48 3 / 14.7 m
J
14 6 / 4.4 m
Forestay Length
50 5 / 15.4 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Westerbeke
Model
?
HP
27
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
15 gal / 57 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
40 gal / 151 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.28 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
20.5
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
52.57
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
189.55
light
Comfort Ratio
19.8
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.13
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

A later version had a taller rig, deeper keel (6.92’ / 2.11m), and less displacement. The molds for the F3 were later sold to CARROLL MARINE (USA) where, with some modifications, it became the F36 and, later still, the FRERS 36.
From original brochure.
Tall Rig:
I: 50.00’ / 15.24m
J: 14.50’ / 4.42m
P: 44.00’ / 13.41m
E: 14.00’ / 4.27m

SA(Fore.): 362.50 ft2 / 33.68 m2
SA(Main): 308.00 ft2 / 28.61 m2
Sail Area (100% fore+main triangles): 670.50 ft2 / 62.29 m2


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