Spearhead

1980
Designers
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Builders
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Associations
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# Built
24
Hull Type
Centerboard Dinghy
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
16 0 / 4.9 m
Waterline Length
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Beam
4 7 / 1.4 m
Draft
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Displacement
380 lbs / 172 kg
Ballast
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Rig and Sails

Type
Frac. Sloop (Rotating Spar)
Reported Sail Area
130 ft2 / 12.1 m2
Total Sail Area
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Mainsail
Sail Area
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P
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E
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Mast Height
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Foresail
Sail Area
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I
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J
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Forestay Length
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Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
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Fuel Type
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Fuel Capacity
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Accomodations

Water Capacity
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Holding Tank Capacity
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Headroom
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Calculations

Hull Speed
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Sail Area/Displacement
39.65
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
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Displacement/Length
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Comfort Ratio
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Capsize Screening
2.53
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

The photo here is of the Spearhead developed in the UK.
Single trapeze high performance dinghy with a unique ‘space frame’ type construction. Intended to be an improvement on the 505 Dinghy. It is said the the original molds were destroyed in a factory fire after only 24 were built.


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