Soling 50 (RC Model)

1970
Designer
John & Laurie Converse/J. Lange
Builder
Vortex Model Engineering (USA)
Association
American Model Yachting Association
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
4 2 / 1.3 m
Waterline Length
?
Beam
1 1 / 0.3 m
Draft
0 11 / 0.3 m
Displacement
20 lbs / 8 kg
Ballast
?

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
5 ft2 / 0.5 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
?
J
?
Forestay Length
?

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
?
Sail Area/Displacement
12.1
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
?
Comfort Ratio
?
Capsize Screening
1.76
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

The SOLING 50 is sanctioned by the national American Model Yacht Association and has active fleets racing in California, Florida, Michigan and Texas.

Current builders (2012):
Ludwig Mfg., Universal City, TX (http://www.ludwigrcyachts.com)
GRP Model Yachts, Freedom, CA (http://modelyachting.com/)
Hartman Model Boats, Bergen, NY (http://www.hartmanmodelboats.com/)


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