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Knysna 500

2014
Designer
Angelo Lavranos
Builder
Knysna Yacht Company
Hull Type
Catamaran Twin Keel
Construction
FG/vinylVacuum/foam sandwich

Dimensions

Length Overall
50.00 ft / 15.24 m
Waterline Length
45.18 ft / 13.77 m
Beam
26.12 ft / 7.96 m
Draft
3.97 ft / 1.21 m
Displacement
29,762 lb / 13,500 kg
Ballast
?

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
1,237.00 ft2 / 114.92 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
J
Est. Forestay Len.
?

Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
ISP

Auxilary Power

Make
Yanmar
Model
?
HP
108
Type
Diesel X 2
Fuel Capacity
158 gals / 598 L

Accomodations

Water Capacity
158 gals / 598 L
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
9.01 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
20.61
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
144.07
light
Comfort Ratio
12.69
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
3.37
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Sail Area:
Genoa 50m2/538 sq ft
Mainsail 75m2/800 sq ft


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