Soverel 48

Designer
Bill Soverel
Builder
Soverel Marine
Associations
?
# Built
16
Hull Type
Keel/Cbrd.
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
47 11 / 14.6 m
Waterline Length
39 11 / 12.2 m
Beam
13 3 / 4.1 m
Draft
5 5 / 1.7 m 10 11 / 3.4 m
Displacement
27,760 lbs / 12,593 kg
Ballast
14,000 lbs / 6,350 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Staysail Ketch
Reported Sail Area
900 ft2 / 83.6 m2
Total Sail Area
752.7 ft2 / 69.9 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
261 ft2 / 24.3 m2
P
43 6 / 13.3 m
E
12 0 / 3.7 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
491.8 ft2 / 45.7 m2
I
50 0 / 15.2 m
J
19 8 / 6 m
Forestay Length
53 8 / 16.4 m
Mizzen
PY
31 5 / 9.6 m
EY
9 3 / 2.8 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Lehman/Ford
Model
?
HP
85
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
289 gal / 1,094 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
325 gal / 1,230 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
8.47 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
15.71
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
50.43
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
193.65
light
Comfort Ratio
31.9
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.76
better suited for ocean passages

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