Duster

1933
Designer
Owen P. Merrill
Builder
Lippincott Boat Works
Associations
?
# Built
500
Hull Type
Pram (Centerboard)
Construction
Plywood/FG/single chine

Dimensions

Length Overall
13 8 / 4.2 m
Waterline Length
9 8 / 3 m
Beam
4 5 / 1.4 m
Draft
0 1 / 0.1 m 2 5 / 0.8 m
Displacement
170 lbs / 75 kg
Ballast
?

Rig and Sails

Type
Cat (Marconi)
Reported Sail Area
117 ft2 / 10.9 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
?
J
?
Forestay Length
?

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
4.17 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
62.23
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
81.46
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
3.14
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
3.28
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Sailed mostly on inland water of the eastern, USA.
Class association formed in 1947.
Status of the class as of 2009 is unknown.


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