Montgomery 17

1973
Designer
Lyle C. Hess
Builder
Montgomery Marine Products
Associations
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# Built
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Hull Type
Swing Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
17 1 / 5.2 m
Waterline Length
15 9 / 4.8 m
Beam
7 3 / 2.2 m
Draft
1 8 / 0.5 m 3 6 / 1.1 m
Displacement
1,400 lbs / 635 kg
Ballast
550 lbs / 249 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
154 ft2 / 14.3 m2
Total Sail Area
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Mainsail
Sail Area
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E
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Mast Height
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Foresail
Sail Area
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J
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Forestay Length
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Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
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Fuel Type
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Fuel Capacity
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Accomodations

Water Capacity
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Holding Tank Capacity
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Headroom
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Calculations

Hull Speed
5.33 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
19.69
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
39.29
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
157.56
light
Comfort Ratio
9.34
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.62
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Early boats had a fixed keel.
In addition, a flush deck version was also available.


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