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Bandit 17

1972
Designer
J.R. (Rod) Macalpine-Downie
Dick Gibbs
Builder
MFG Boat Company
Hull Type
Centerboard Dinghy
Construction
FG
Associations
?

Dimensions

Length Overall
16 11 / 5.2 m
Waterline Length
16 4 / 5 m
Beam
6 7 / 2 m
Draft
0 7 / 0.2 m 4 0 / 1.2 m
Displacement
520 lbs / 236 kg
Ballast
?

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
162 ft2 / 15.1 m2
Total Sail Area
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Mainsail
Sail Area
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P
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E
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Mast Height
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Foresail
Sail Area
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I
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J
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Est. Forestay Len.
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Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
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Type
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Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.43 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
40.08
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
52.63
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
3.85
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
3.32
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes


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