Essex 14

1986 — 1988
Designer
Britton Chance
Builder
C. E. Ryder
Associations
?
# Built
40
Hull Type
Dbrd. Dinghy
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
14 0 / 4.3 m
Waterline Length
?
Beam
6 11 / 2.1 m
Draft
0 5 / 0.2 m 3 4 / 1 m
Displacement
200 lbs / 91 kg
Ballast
?
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
125 ft2 / 11.6 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
?
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
58.48
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
?
Comfort Ratio
?
Capsize Screening
4.79
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Intended as a trainer but with performance to excite a more experienced sailer. Most were purchased by a few yacht clubs (and club members) in the Connecticut River area, (USA).


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