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59ER

1998 — 2005
Designer
Bethwaite Design
Builder
Ovington Boats Ltd.
Hull Type
Centerboard Dinghy
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
15.75 ft / 4.80 m
Waterline Length
?
Beam
6.56 ft / 2.00 m
Draft
4.92 ft / 1.50 m
Displacement
165 lb / 75 kg
Ballast
?

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
150.00 ft2 / 13.94 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
Sail Area/Displacement
79.78
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
4.78
better suited for coastal cruising

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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