Elite 30

1984 — 1990
Designer
Philippe Briand
Builder
Kirie
Association
Half Ton Class
# Built
300
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
31 0 / 9.5 m
Waterline Length
24 8 / 7.5 m
Beam
10 9 / 3.3 m
Draft
5 6 / 1.7 m
Displacement
5,730 lbs / 2,600 kg
Ballast
2,370 lbs / 1,075 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
410 ft2 / 38.1 m2
Total Sail Area
410 ft2 / 38.1 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
248.4 ft2 / 23.1 m2
P
36 9 / 11.2 m
E
13 5 / 4.1 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
161.6 ft2 / 15 m2
I
32 3 / 9.9 m
J
10 0 / 3.1 m
Forestay Length
33 9 / 10.3 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Volvo
Model
?
HP
9
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
15 gal / 57 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
30 gal / 114 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.66 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
20.48
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
41.35
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
170.43
light
Comfort Ratio
13.86
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.42
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

The prototype for the ELITE 30 was winner of the 1983 Int. 1/2 ton cup. It is thought that the FEELING 850, ELITE 29 & 30 are based on the same hull design.


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