Pearson Vanguard 33

1963 — 1967
Designer
Philip Rhodes
Builder
Pearson Yachts
Associations
?
# Built
400
Hull Type
Fin Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
32 6 / 9.9 m
Waterline Length
22 4 / 6.8 m
Beam
9 3 / 2.8 m
Draft
4 5 / 1.4 m
Displacement
10,300 lbs / 4,672 kg
Ballast
4,250 lbs / 1,928 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
470 ft2 / 43.7 m2
Total Sail Area
469.4 ft2 / 43.6 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
239.7 ft2 / 22.3 m2
P
32 6 / 9.9 m
E
14 9 / 4.5 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
229.7 ft2 / 21.3 m2
I
37 6 / 11.4 m
J
12 2 / 3.7 m
Forestay Length
39 5 / 12 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Universal
Model
Atomic 4
HP
30
Fuel Type
Gas
Fuel Capacity
20 gal / 76 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
42 gal / 159 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.33 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
15.89
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
41.26
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
412.97
ultraheavy
Comfort Ratio
32.15
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.7
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

(P. Rhodes design #c749)
There was also a tall mast (sloop) version with the following rig dimensions:
I: 40.58’ / 12.37m J: 12.25’ / 3.73m
P: 35.00’ / 10.67m E: 15.33’ / 4.67m
SA(Fore.): 248.55 ft2 / 23.09 m2
SA(Main): 268.28 ft2 / 24.92 m2
Sail Area (100% fore+main triangles): 516.83 ft2 / 48.01 m2

Also available as a yawl:

I: 37.50’ / 11.43m J: 12.25’ / 3.73m
P: 32.50’ / 9.91m E: 13.25’ / 4.04m
PY:15.67’ / 4.78m EY: 6.50’ / 1.98m

SA(Fore.): 229.69 ft2 / 21.34 m2
SA(Main): 215.31 ft2 / 20.00 m2
Sail Area (100% fore+main triangles): 495.93 ft2 / 46.07 m2


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