Osprey

1952
insignia
Designer
Ian Proctor
Builders
Hartley Boats
Gmach & Co. Ltd. (J. L. Gmach & Co.)
Chippendale Boats
Association
Osprey Class (UK)
# Built
900
Hull Type
Centerboard Dinghy
Construction
Wood or FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
17 5 / 5.3 m
Waterline Length
16 11 / 5.2 m
Beam
5 10 / 1.8 m
Draft
0 5 / 0.2 m 4 9 / 1.5 m
Displacement
300 lbs / 134 kg
Ballast
?

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
150 ft2 / 13.9 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
5.52 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
54.16
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
26.81
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
2.52
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
3.5
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Designed for the 1952 Olympic 2 man dinghy selection Trials. Though the FLYING DUTCHMAN was selected, the significantly smaller OSPREY proved faster in the first round.


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