Nordic Folkboat

1942
Designer
Tord Sundén
Builders
?
Associations
Nordic Fokboat International Association
Nordic Folkboat (GER)
Nordic Folkboat (Sweden)
Nordic Folkboat - Australia
Nordic Folkboat (DEN)
# Built
4000
Hull Type
Long keel w/trans. hung rudder
Construction
Wood/FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
25 2 / 7.7 m
Waterline Length
19 8 / 6 m
Beam
7 2 / 2.2 m
Draft
3 10 / 1.2 m
Displacement
4,250 lbs / 1,930 kg
Ballast
2,200 lbs / 1,000 kg (Iron)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
220 ft2 / 20.4 m2
Total Sail Area
219.9 ft2 / 20.4 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
159.3 ft2 / 14.8 m2
P
28 8 / 8.8 m
E
11 1 / 3.4 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
60.6 ft2 / 5.6 m2
I
18 0 / 5.5 m
J
6 8 / 2.1 m
Forestay Length
19 3 / 5.9 m

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.94 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
13.41
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
51.82
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
249.22
moderate
Comfort Ratio
22.0
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.78
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Though related, the NORDIC FOLKBOAT, unlike the later INTERNATIONAL FOLKBOAT, has the traditional clinker built hull.(preserved in a fiberglass version.)

Most recent builder: (2009)
Folkebådcentralen A/S
Grønlandsgade 10
DK-5300 Kerteminde, Denmark
Tel. +45 65 32 32 32
Fax. +45 65 32 32 26, CVR 80497318
e-mail: folkboat@folkboat.dk


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