Medalist 33 MKII/III (LE Comte)

1965
Designer
William H. Tripp Jr.
Builder
LeComte Yachts
Association
LeComte Owners Web Site
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG w/airex cored deck

Dimensions

Length Overall
33 0 / 10.1 m
Waterline Length
24 0 / 7.3 m
Beam
10 0 / 3.1 m
Draft
5 2 / 1.6 m
Displacement
11,700 lbs / 5,307 kg
Ballast
4,200 lbs / 1,905 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
456 ft2 / 42.4 m2
Total Sail Area
456.4 ft2 / 42.4 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
246 ft2 / 22.9 m2
P
31 4 / 9.6 m
E
15 7 / 4.8 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
210.4 ft2 / 19.6 m2
I
35 6 / 10.8 m
J
11 10 / 3.6 m
Forestay Length
37 6 / 11.4 m

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.58 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
14.16
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
35.9
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
374.08
ultraheavy
Comfort Ratio
31.25
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.76
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Particulars on these later vintage MEDALISTS varied. A newer trunk cabin was offered as well as a newer underbody that featured a separate spade rudder. But some had the new deck with the older underbody and vice versa. A new taller rig, designed by Ted Hood, was also available.


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