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Mason 44

1985
Designer
Alvin Mason
Builder
Ta Shing Yacht Building Ltd.
Hull Type
Long Keel
Construction
FG
Associations
?

Dimensions

Length Overall
43 11 / 13.4 m
Waterline Length
31 9 / 9.7 m
Beam
12 2 / 3.7 m
Draft
6 3 / 1.9 m
Displacement
27,400 lbs / 12,428 kg
Ballast
9,400 lbs / 4,264 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Ketch
Reported Sail Area
921 ft2 / 85.6 m2
Total Sail Area
771.4 ft2 / 71.7 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
317.5 ft2 / 29.5 m2
P
43 9 / 13.4 m
E
14 6 / 4.4 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
453.9 ft2 / 42.2 m2
I
50 11 / 15.5 m
J
17 9 / 5.4 m
Est. Forestay Len.
54 0 / 16.5 m
Mizzen
PY
27 5 / 8.4 m
EY
10 10 / 3.3 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Perkins
Model
4108
HP
50
Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.55 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.21
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
34.31
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
382.18
ultraheavy
Comfort Ratio
42.2
heavy bluewater boat
Capsize Screening
1.63
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Updated version of MASON 43.
Cutter or ketch.
Cutter short rig:
I: 48.50’ / 14.78m
J: 17.80’ / 5.43m
P: 42.30’ / 12.89m
E: 18.40’ / 5.61m


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