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Signet 20

1960
Designer
Ray Kaufmann
Builder
Hurley Marine Ltd.
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG
Associations
Hurley Owners Association

Dimensions

Length Overall
19 9 / 6 m
Waterline Length
16 0 / 4.9 m
Beam
6 7 / 2 m
Draft
2 11 / 0.9 m
Displacement
2,150 lbs / 973 kg
Ballast
800 lbs / 363 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
169 ft2 / 15.7 m2
Total Sail Area
168.6 ft2 / 15.7 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
90.2 ft2 / 8.4 m2
P
20 6 / 6.3 m
E
8 9 / 2.7 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
78.4 ft2 / 7.3 m2
I
23 5 / 7.2 m
J
6 7 / 2 m
Est. Forestay Len.
24 5 / 7.5 m

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.36 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.25
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
37.28
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
233.9
moderate
Comfort Ratio
15.34
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.07
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

THE SIGNET 20 was built both in the USA and the UK. A number of versions were produced: fixed or bilge keels, skeg or transom mounted rudders, etc/ Later UK models built by Gilmax Ltd became a Mark 2 version, known as a Signet Super 20. Inboard power was available as an option.


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