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Controversy 27

1960
Designer
E. Farnham Butler
Cyrus Hamlin
Builder
Mount Desert Yacht Yard
Hull Type
Keel/Cbrd.
Construction
Wood /FG
Associations
Amphibi-Con (Mount Desert Yacts, Controversy)

Dimensions

Length Overall
27.50 ft / 8.38 m
Waterline Length
22.50 ft / 6.86 m
Beam
7.92 ft / 2.41 m
Draft
2.83 ft / 0.86 m 4.67 ft / 1.42 m
Displacement
4,600 lb / 2,087 kg
Ballast
?
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
316.00 ft2 / 29.36 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
J
Est. Forestay Len.
?

Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
ISP

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.36 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
18.28
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
180.29
light
Comfort Ratio
18.69
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
1.9
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Also known as MOUNT DESERT 27. Also built in fiberglass by Miles Marine and Structural Plastics Ltd. (UK).


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