Orion 33

1976
Designer
E. G. Van de Stadt
Builder
Royal Huisman Shipyard
Association
IOR 3/4 ton
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
Alum., Wood or GRP

Dimensions

Length Overall
32 9 / 10 m
Waterline Length
27 2 / 8.3 m
Beam
10 9 / 3.3 m
Draft
6 2 / 1.9 m
Displacement
11,750 lbs / 5,330 kg
Ballast
5,730 lbs / 2,600 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
518 ft2 / 48.1 m2
Total Sail Area
518.4 ft2 / 48.2 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
205.9 ft2 / 19.1 m2
P
39 10 / 12.2 m
E
10 4 / 3.2 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
312.5 ft2 / 29 m2
I
44 3 / 13.5 m
J
14 1 / 4.3 m
Forestay Length
46 5 / 14.2 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Volvo Penta
Model
MD 11C
HP
23
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.99 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.03
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
48.78
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
259.83
moderate
Comfort Ratio
26.12
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.91
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

IOR 3/4 ton.
Thanks to ‘Zeehond’ for providing information. He adds the following:
“Some were built by Huisman (now Royal Huisman) in the Netherlands, but the most have been home built.”


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