Kells 23 (Coaster 23)

1971
Designer
Paul A. Lindh
Builder
Kells Corp.
Associations
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# Built
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Hull Type
Fin w/transom hung rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
22 6 / 6.9 m
Waterline Length
20 2 / 6.2 m
Beam
7 10 / 2.4 m
Draft
2 3 / 0.7 m
Displacement
2,350 lbs / 1,066 kg
Ballast
750 lbs / 340 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
225 ft2 / 20.9 m2
Total Sail Area
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Mainsail
Sail Area
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P
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E
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Mast Height
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Foresail
Sail Area
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I
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J
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Forestay Length
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Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
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Fuel Type
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Fuel Capacity
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Accomodations

Water Capacity
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Holding Tank Capacity
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Headroom
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Calculations

Hull Speed
6.03 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
20.37
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
31.91
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
126.34
light
Comfort Ratio
11.11
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.36
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Fixed keel variant of the KELLS 23 was actually advertised as the COASTER 23. (also trailerable).


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