L 23

1975 — 1988
insignia
Designer
Lars Olsen
Builder
Peter Bjørn Olsen (DEN)
Association
L 23 Class (Sweden)
# Built
405
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
23 6 / 7.2 m
Waterline Length
19 9 / 6 m
Beam
7 10 / 2.4 m
Draft
4 3 / 1.3 m
Displacement
3,530 lbs / 1,600 kg
Ballast
1,430 lbs / 650 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
231 ft2 / 21.5 m2
Total Sail Area
231.3 ft2 / 21.5 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
104.1 ft2 / 9.7 m2
P
27 6 / 8.4 m
E
7 6 / 2.3 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
127.3 ft2 / 11.8 m2
I
27 2 / 8.3 m
J
9 4 / 2.9 m
Forestay Length
28 9 / 8.8 m

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.96 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
15.95
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
40.63
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
203.46
moderate
Comfort Ratio
16.59
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.07
better suited for coastal cruising

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