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Sabre Dinghy

1974
Designer
Rex Fettell
Builder
Hull Type
Dbrd. Dinghy
Construction
Wood/FG
Associations
Sabre Dinghy of Australia

Dimensions

Length Overall
12 3 / 3.8 m
Waterline Length
?
Beam
4 7 / 1.4 m
Draft
0 1 / 0 m 2 0 / 0.6 m
Displacement
90 lbs / 41 kg
Ballast
?

Rig and Sails

Type
Cat (Marconi)
Reported Sail Area
68 ft2 / 6.3 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
?
J
?
Est. Forestay Len.
?

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
?
Sail Area/Displacement
54.18
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
?
Comfort Ratio
?
Capsize Screening
4.1
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Single handed dinghy that is sailed in more than 30 clubs in Australia. Originally intended for the amateur builder (plywood ‘stitch & glue’.)
Sabres are now built in both timber and foam sandwich by both professional and amateur builders.


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