Morgan 45

1966 — 1970
Designer
Charles Morgan
Builder
Morgan Yachts
Associations
?
# Built
12
Hull
Monohull
Keel
Long
Rudder
?
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
45 8 / 13.9 m
Waterline Length
31 5 / 9.6 m
Beam
10 11 / 3.4 m
Draft
6 0 / 1.9 m
Displacement
25,000 lb / 11,340 kg
Ballast
12,000 lb / 5,443 kg (Lead)
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Rig and Sails

Type
Sloop
Reported Sail Area
893′² / 83 m²
Total Sail Area
892′² / 82.9 m²
Mainsail
Sail Area
451′² / 41.9 m²
P
44 5 / 13.6 m
E
20 2 / 6.2 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
442′² / 41.1 m²
I
50 5 / 15.4 m
J
17 5 / 5.3 m
Forestay Length
53 5 / 16.3 m

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
50 gal / 189 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
100 gal / 379 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?
Cabins
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.51 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.71
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
48.0
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
359.81
ultraheavy
Comfort Ratio
44.08
heavy bluewater boat
Capsize Screening
1.5
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Tooling was later used to build the STARRAT & JENKS 45.

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