Santa Cruz 50

1980
Designer
Bill Lee
Builder
Santa Cruz Yachts
Associations
?
# Built
28
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
50 0 / 15.2 m
Waterline Length
46 5 / 14.2 m
Beam
12 0 / 3.7 m
Draft
8 0 / 2.4 m
Displacement
16,000 lbs / 7,257 kg
Ballast
8,000 lbs / 3,629 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
1,047 ft2 / 97.3 m2
Total Sail Area
1,047 ft2 / 97.3 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
467.5 ft2 / 43.4 m2
P
54 11 / 16.8 m
E
16 11 / 5.2 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
579.5 ft2 / 53.8 m2
I
60 11 / 18.6 m
J
18 11 / 5.8 m
Forestay Length
63 10 / 19.5 m

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
9.13 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
26.38
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
50.0
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
71.41
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
18.88
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
1.9
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Shown above is the MII version, which featured some changes allowing it to rate more favorably under the IOR.


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