Sakonnet One-Design

1939
Designer
John G. Alden
Builder
Casey Boat Building Co. (USA)
Associations
?
# Built
10
Hull Type
Long keel w/trans. hung rudder
Construction
Wood

Dimensions

Length Overall
18 4 / 5.6 m
Waterline Length
14 5 / 4.4 m
Beam
6 3 / 1.9 m
Draft
3 6 / 1.1 m
Displacement
2,280 lbs / 1,032 kg
Ballast
700 lbs / 318 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
183 ft2 / 17 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
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P
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E
?
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
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I
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J
?
Forestay Length
?

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
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HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.09 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.93
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
30.77
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
338.72
heavy
Comfort Ratio
19.51
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
1.9
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Alden design #694.
John Alden himself owned a SAKONNET OD and raced it for several years.


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