Stillson 44

1974
Designer
Maurice DeClercq
Builder
Harsil Industries (USA)
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
45 4 / 13.8 m
Waterline Length
34 6 / 10.5 m
Beam
13 1 / 4 m
Draft
6 9 / 2.1 m
Displacement
28,600 lbs / 12,973 kg
Ballast
11,600 lbs / 5,262 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Cutter
Reported Sail Area
884 ft2 / 82.1 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
7.87 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
15.12
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
40.56
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
310.93
heavy
Comfort Ratio
37.83
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.71
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Harsil Industries was located in Fraser, Michigan, USA.
It is thought that the hull is based on the racing yacht ‘Spirit of Michigan’, a competitor in the Canadas Cup match race series of 1972.The tooling probably changed hands and it became the BOMBAY EXPLORER 44. See BOMBAY EXPLORER 44.


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