Ray Greene Nipper

1938
Designer
Ray Greene
Builder
Ray Greene & Co.
Associations
?
# Built
2300
Hull Type
Centerboard Dinghy
Construction
FG or Plywood

Dimensions

Length Overall
12 0 / 3.7 m
Waterline Length
?
Beam
5 1 / 1.6 m
Draft
0 5 / 0.2 m 2 7 / 0.8 m
Displacement
250 lbs / 113 kg
Ballast
?
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Cat (Marconi)
Reported Sail Area
100 ft2 / 9.3 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
20 8 / 6.3 m
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
?
J
?
Forestay Length
?

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
?
Sail Area/Displacement
40.32
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
?
Comfort Ratio
?
Capsize Screening
3.28
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

The earliest NIPPERS were built of plywood. There was an active one-design class for many years in the mid west USA. A later, sloop rigged version was called the SLIPPER. Sail area 110sqft.


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