Taswell 56

1990
Designer
Bill Dixon
Builder
Ta Shing Yacht Building Ltd.
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull
Monohull
Keel
Fin
Rudder
Skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
55 10 / 17 m
Waterline Length
46 9 / 14.3 m
Beam
16 6 / 5 m
Draft
7 6 / 2.3 m
Displacement
48,500 lb / 21,999 kg
Ballast
19,600 lb / 8,890 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Cutter
Reported Sail Area
1,389′² / 129 m²
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
?
J
?
Forestay Length
?

Auxilary Power

Make
Yanmar
Model
4LH-TE
HP
?
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
152 gal / 575 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
288 gal / 1,090 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?
Cabins
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
9.16 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
16.71
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
40.41
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
211.91
moderate
Comfort Ratio
35.94
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.81
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Shoal Draft version: 6’.

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