Minstrel 23

1987 — 1993
Designer
David Thomas
Builder
Hunter Boats Ltd.
Associations
?
# Built
30
Hull Type
Swing Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
22 8 / 6.9 m
Waterline Length
19 1 / 5.8 m
Beam
7 4 / 2.2 m
Draft
1 2 / 0.4 m 3 6 / 1.1 m
Displacement
2,300 lbs / 1,043 kg
Ballast
920 lbs / 417 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Gaffhead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
200 ft2 / 18.6 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
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J
?
Forestay Length
?

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.85 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
18.37
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
39.97
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
147.53
light
Comfort Ratio
12.28
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.23
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Double ender with rudder on transom.
Same hull as the earlier LIBERTY 22/23 cat ketch.


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