Wight (Macwester) MKII 32

1972
Designer
C. S. J. Roy
Builder
Macwester Marine Co. Ltd.
Associations
?
# Built
190
Hull Type
Twin Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
31 9 / 9.7 m
Waterline Length
27 11 / 8.5 m
Beam
9 6 / 2.9 m
Draft
3 3 / 1 m
Displacement
9,120 lbs / 4,135 kg
Ballast
3,100 lbs / 1,405 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Ketch
Reported Sail Area
329.1 ft2 / 30.6 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
?
J
?
Forestay Length
?

Auxilary Power

Make
BMC
Model
Captain
HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
40 gal / 151 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
40 gal / 151 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.09 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
12.06
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
33.97
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
185.39
light
Comfort Ratio
23.95
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.82
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

A development of the orginal WIGHT Class Ketch. The MkII version is longer and has more freeboard.
A later version was called the MALIN.


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