RS500

2007
Designer
Phil Morrison
Builder
RS Sailing
Associations
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# Built
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Hull Type
Centerboard Dinghy
Construction
FG/foam sandwich

Dimensions

Length Overall
14 2 / 4.3 m
Waterline Length
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Beam
5 2 / 1.6 m
Draft
3 8 / 1.1 m
Displacement
220 lbs / 100 kg
Ballast
?

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
140 ft2 / 13 m2
Total Sail Area
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Mainsail
Sail Area
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P
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E
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Mast Height
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Foresail
Sail Area
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I
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J
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Forestay Length
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Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
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Fuel Type
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Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
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Holding Tank Capacity
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Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
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Sail Area/Displacement
61.47
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
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Displacement/Length
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Comfort Ratio
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Capsize Screening
3.43
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

2 Person high performance dinghy with one trapeze.
RS500 S:
Mainsail - Dacron 7.5m2/80sq.ft.
Jib - Dacron 3m2/31sq.ft.
RS500 XL:
Mainsail - Radial cut Mylar 9.5m2/100sq.ft)
Jib - Radial cut Mylar - battened 3.6m2 37sq ft.
Gennaker Dynalite 14m2/145sq.ft.


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