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59ER

built between 1998 and 2005

Builder
Ovington Boats Ltd.
Designer
Bethwaite Design
Hull Type
Centerboard Dinghy
Construction
FG

Dimensions

LOA
15.75 ft4.80 m
LWL
Beam
6.56 ft2.00 m
Draft
4.92 ft1.50 m
Displacement
165 lb75 kg
Ballast
Ballast Type
?

Rig and sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
150.00 ft213.94 m2
Total Sail Area

Mainsail

Sail Area
P
E
Mast Height
?

Foresail

Sail Area
I
J
Est. Forestay Len.

Mizzen

PY
EY

Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
ISP

Calculations

Sail Area/Displacement
79.83
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening Formula
4.79
better suited for coastal cruising

Auxilary Power

Make
Model
?
Type
?
HP
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?

Notes

Non-trapeze dinghy rigged with an asymmetric spinnaker. Intended as a slightly more 'tame' version of the 49er.
Spinnaker: 23.0 m2

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