Holder 20

1980 — 1987
Designer
Ron Holder
Builder
Hobie Cat
Association
Holder 20 Association
# Built
265
Hull Type
Lifting Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
20 4 / 6.2 m
Waterline Length
18 4 / 5.6 m
Beam
7 10 / 2.4 m
Draft
0 11 / 0.3 m 3 6 / 1.1 m
Displacement
1,160 lbs / 526 kg
Ballast
260 lbs / 118 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
194 ft2 / 18 m2
Total Sail Area
194.1 ft2 / 18 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
112.2 ft2 / 10.4 m2
P
24 0 / 7.3 m
E
9 3 / 2.8 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
81.9 ft2 / 7.6 m2
I
22 7 / 6.9 m
J
7 3 / 2.2 m
Forestay Length
23 8 / 7.2 m

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.75 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
28.12
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
22.41
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
82.86
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
6.05
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.98
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Vagabond Sailboats built 128 of the HOLDER 20’s until the molds where sold to Coast Catamaran Corporation (Hobie Cat). Hobie Cat continued to build the Holder 20 until 1987 (Hull # 265).


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