Bounty II

1956 — 1961
Designers
William Garden
Philip Rhodes
Builder
Palmer Johnson
Associations
?
# Built
100
Hull
Monohull
Keel
Long
Rudder
?
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
40 9 / 12.4 m
Waterline Length
27 11 / 8.5 m
Beam
10 2 / 3.1 m
Draft
5 8 / 1.8 m
Displacement
18,800 lb / 8,528 kg
Ballast
? (Iron/Lead)

Rig and Sails

Type
Sloop
Reported Sail Area
706′² / 65.6 m²
Total Sail Area
706′² / 65.6 m²
Mainsail
Sail Area
364′² / 33.9 m²
P
40 5 / 12.3 m
E
18 0 / 5.5 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
342′² / 31.8 m²
I
46 5 / 14.2 m
J
14 8 / 4.5 m
Forestay Length
48 9 / 14.9 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Universal
Model
Atomic 4
HP
30
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Capacity
40 gal / 151 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
60 gal / 227 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?
Cabins
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.09 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
15.98
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
382.33
ultraheavy
Comfort Ratio
40.82
heavy bluewater boat
Capsize Screening
1.54
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Rhodes Design #658.
Based on the earlier ALTAIR/RHODES 29, the BOUNTY II was one of the first production auxiliary sailboats of this size built in fiberglass. The design was commissioned by the builder specifically for the newly touted fiberglass construction methods. (William Garden, was retained to assist in the adaptation. )
The first boats were delivered with a fractional rig with the mast built of fiberglass. (As shown in drawing). Later boats had a masthead aluminum spar.
A few of this design (12?) were finished by Palmer Johnson Yachts. The molds were later acquired by Pearson Yachts and modified to produce the RHODES 41.

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