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Aegean 51

1982
Designer
Walter Shultz
Builder
Shannon Yachts
Hull Type
Keel/Cbrd.
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
50.92 ft / 15.52 m
Waterline Length
42.75 ft / 13.03 m
Beam
14.25 ft / 4.34 m
Draft
5.67 ft / 1.73 m 9.75 ft / 2.97 m
Displacement
39,500 lb / 17,917 kg
Ballast
15,500 lb / 7,031 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Staysail Ketch
Reported Sail Area
1,227.00 ft2 / 113.99 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
Mast Height
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
J
Est. Forestay Len.
?

Spinnaker

SPL/TPS
ISP

Auxilary Power

Make
Perkins
Model
4-236
HP
?
Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
150 gals / 568 L

Accomodations

Water Capacity
250 gals / 946 L
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
8.76 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.93
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
39.24
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
225.7
moderate
Comfort Ratio
38.95
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.67
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Pilothouse version of the SHANNON 50.


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