South Coast 23

1965
Designer
Carl Alberg
Builder
South Coast Seacraft Co.
Association
South Coast Seacraft (boats built by)
# Built
250
Hull Type
Long Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
22 11 / 7 m
Waterline Length
17 5 / 5.3 m
Beam
7 3 / 2.2 m
Draft
2 9 / 0.9 m
Displacement
3,750 lbs / 1,701 kg
Ballast
1,470 lbs / 669 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
246 ft2 / 22.9 m2
Total Sail Area
246.3 ft2 / 22.9 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
126 ft2 / 11.7 m2
P
24 0 / 7.3 m
E
10 5 / 3.2 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
120.3 ft2 / 11.2 m2
I
27 5 / 8.4 m
J
8 9 / 2.7 m
Forestay Length
28 10 / 8.8 m

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.61 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.31
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
39.33
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
312.37
heavy
Comfort Ratio
21.48
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.87
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

The SOUTH COAST 23 was available in daysailer and four berth models. It was offered in kit form or factory complete. The KITTIWAKE 23 has the same hull but with a ‘dog house’ added to the coach roof.


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