Knickerbocker One-Design

1964
insignia
Designer
Sparkman & Stephens
Builder
American Boatbuilding Corp. (USA)
Associations
?
# Built
20
Hull Type
Fin Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
26 2 / 8 m
Waterline Length
18 11 / 5.8 m
Beam
6 7 / 2 m
Draft
4 5 / 1.4 m
Displacement
4,030 lbs / 1,828 kg
Ballast
2,050 lbs / 930 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
337 ft2 / 31.3 m2
Total Sail Area
336.5 ft2 / 31.3 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
214 ft2 / 19.9 m2
P
32 6 / 9.9 m
E
13 1 / 4 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
122.5 ft2 / 11.4 m2
I
27 9 / 8.5 m
J
8 9 / 2.7 m
Forestay Length
29 1 / 8.9 m

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.84 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
21.29
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
50.87
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
262.3
moderate
Comfort Ratio
23.76
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.65
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

S&S design #1621.The KNICKERBOCKER ONE-DESIGN was designed for the Knickerbocker Yacht Club on Long Island, USA.
American Boatbuilding Corp. was located in Warwick, Rhode Island (USA). (Builder of the BLOCK ISLAND 40).


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