Peterson 46

1980
Designer
Doug Peterson (unauthorized)
Builder
Ta Chiao
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
47 6 / 14.5 m
Waterline Length
40 7 / 12.4 m
Beam
12 11 / 4 m
Draft
6 3 / 1.9 m
Displacement
33,300 lbs / 15,105 kg
Ballast
?

Rig and Sails

Type
Cutter
Reported Sail Area
878 ft2 / 81.6 m2
Total Sail Area
878.1 ft2 / 81.6 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
383.9 ft2 / 35.7 m2
P
47 11 / 14.6 m
E
16 0 / 4.9 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
494.1 ft2 / 45.9 m2
I
54 0 / 16.5 m
J
18 3 / 5.6 m
Forestay Length
57 0 / 17.4 m

Auxilary Power

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

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
8.54 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
13.57
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
222.46
moderate
Comfort Ratio
39.32
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.62
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Lines adapted from KELLY-PETERSON 44. Also known as FORMOSA 46.
Despite it’s apparent origins and adopted name, designer Doug Peterson had no role in the development of this yacht.


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