Herreshoff America

1971
Designer
Halsey Herreshoff
Builder
Nowak and Williams
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Centerboard (Trunk)
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
18 2 / 5.5 m
Waterline Length
17 8 / 5.4 m
Beam
8 0 / 2.4 m
Draft
1 10 / 0.6 m ?
Displacement
2,500 lbs / 1,134 kg
Ballast
500 lbs / 227 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Gaff head Cat
Reported Sail Area
259.9 ft2 / 24.2 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
?
J
?
Forestay Length
?

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.65 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
22.58
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
20.0
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
199.57
light
Comfort Ratio
13.46
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.36
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Later built by:
Squadron Yachts, Bristol, RI
Nauset Marine, Orleans, MA
Tooling acquired by Com-Pac Yachts (2002?).


For Sale

Have a sailboat to sell?
List it for free and it will show up here.

Subscribe

Get occassional updates about new features or featured sailboats.
You can opt out or contact us any time.