Shannon 43

1986
Designer
Walter Shultz
Builder
Shannon Yachts
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Keel/Cbrd.
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
43 9 / 13.4 m
Waterline Length
36 6 / 11.2 m
Beam
12 11 / 4 m
Draft
4 9 / 1.5 m 8 7 / 2.6 m
Displacement
27,000 lbs / 12,247 kg
Ballast
10,000 lbs / 4,536 kg (Lead)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Staysail Ketch
Reported Sail Area
910 ft2 / 84.5 m2
Total Sail Area
920 ft2 / 85.5 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
385.9 ft2 / 35.9 m2
P
48 9 / 14.9 m
E
15 9 / 4.8 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
534.2 ft2 / 49.6 m2
I
55 6 / 16.9 m
J
19 3 / 5.9 m
Forestay Length
58 9 / 17.9 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Mercedes
Model
?
HP
60
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
100 gal / 379 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
200 gal / 757 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
8.1 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.18
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
37.04
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
246.25
moderate
Comfort Ratio
35.09
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.73
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Fixed keel version draft: 6.5’.
A great number of layout options were available besides those shown here.


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