Ranger 23

1971 — 1978
Designer
Gary Mull
Builder
Ranger Yachts
Association
Quarter Ton Class
# Built
740
Hull
Monohull
Keel
Fin
Rudder
Spade
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
23 7 / 7.2 m
Waterline Length
20 0 / 6.1 m
Beam
7 10 / 2.4 m
Draft
3 8 / 1.1 m
Displacement
3,400 lb / 1,542 kg
Ballast
1,500 lb / 680 kg
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Rig and Sails

Type
Sloop
Reported Sail Area
244′² / 22.7 m²
Total Sail Area
244′² / 22.7 m²
Mainsail
Sail Area
110′² / 10.2 m²
P
24 0 / 7.3 m
E
9 2 / 2.8 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
134′² / 12.5 m²
I
27 6 / 8.4 m
J
9 8 / 3 m
Forestay Length
29 2 / 8.9 m

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?
Cabins
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.99 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
17.27
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
44.12
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
189.73
light
Comfort Ratio
15.71
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.11
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Designed to rate at IOR 1/4 ton(18’) level.
Tall rig version first introduced as an option in 1974.
I=30.00’/9.14m
J=9.75’/3.14m
P=25.75’/8.30m
E=9.17’/2.95m

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