Windrose 5.5

1977
Designer
W. Shad Turner
Builder
Laguna Yachts
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin w/transom hung rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
18 0 / 5.5 m
Waterline Length
18 11 / 5.8 m
Beam
8 0 / 2.4 m
Draft
2 3 / 0.7 m
Displacement
1,500 lbs / 680 kg
Ballast
500 lbs / 227 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
151 ft2 / 14 m2
Total Sail Area
150.8 ft2 / 14 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
82.5 ft2 / 7.7 m2
P
20 0 / 6.1 m
E
8 2 / 2.5 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
68.2 ft2 / 6.3 m2
I
20 11 / 6.4 m
J
6 5 / 2 m
Forestay Length
21 11 / 6.7 m

Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.84 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
18.44
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
33.33
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
97.63
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
7.72
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.8
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Similar to the later LAGUNA 18.


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