Kelt 5.50

1976 — 1982
Designer
Gilles Ollier
Builder
Kelt Marine
Association
Micro Class (IMCCA)
# Built
1000
Hull Type
Lifting Keel
Construction
FG balsa cored deck.

Dimensions

Length Overall
18 0 / 5.5 m
Waterline Length
15 8 / 4.8 m
Beam
7 10 / 2.4 m
Draft
0 11 / 0.3 m 3 7 / 1.1 m
Displacement
1,190 lbs / 540 kg
Ballast
330 lbs / 150 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
182 ft2 / 16.9 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
?
Fuel Capacity
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Accomodations

Water Capacity
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Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.32 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
25.93
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
27.82
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
135.97
light
Comfort Ratio
7.12
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.97
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

A fin keel version was also available - draft: 2.46’.


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