Venture 15 Catamaran (1970)

1970 — 1973
Designer
Roger MacGregor
Builder
Macgregor Yacht Corp
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull
Catamaran
Keel
None
Rudder
?
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
15 1 / 4.6 m
Waterline Length
?
Beam
7 10 / 2.4 m
Draft
0 7 / 0.2 m
Displacement
230 lb / 104 kg
Ballast
?

Rig and Sails

Type
Sloop
Reported Sail Area
160′² / 14.9 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
?
Cabins
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
?
Sail Area/Displacement
68.2
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
?
Comfort Ratio
?
Capsize Screening
5.17
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

This, the first VENTURE CAT 15, has the banana shaped hulls, possibly influenced by the HOBIE 14 and 16 which were hugely popular at this time.
Another version with less rocker was introduced in 1975(?), though hull and sail dimension for both versions were similar.

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