Melges 24

1993
insignia
Designer
Reichel/Pugh Yacht Design
Builders
Devoti Sailing
Melges Performance Sailboats
Association
Melges 24 Class
# Built
?
Hull Type
Lifting Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
24 0 / 7.3 m
Waterline Length
22 0 / 6.7 m
Beam
8 2 / 2.5 m
Draft
4 11 / 1.5 m
Displacement
1,750 lbs / 794 kg
Ballast
650 lbs / 295 kg (Lead)

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
290.9 ft2 / 27 m2
Total Sail Area
290.6 ft2 / 27 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
179.9 ft2 / 16.7 m2
P
28 10 / 8.8 m
E
12 5 / 3.8 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
110.7 ft2 / 10.3 m2
I
27 10 / 8.5 m
J
7 11 / 2.4 m
Forestay Length
28 11 / 8.8 m

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.29 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
32.06
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
37.14
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
73.37
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
7.21
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.72
better suited for coastal cruising

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