Tahiti Ketch

1928
Designer
John G. Hanna
Builder
From Plans
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Long Keel
Construction
Any

Dimensions

Length Overall
29 11 / 9.1 m
Waterline Length
27 0 / 8.2 m
Beam
10 0 / 3.1 m
Draft
4 4 / 1.3 m
Displacement
18,000 lbs / 8,165 kg
Ballast
? (Anything)
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Ketch
Reported Sail Area
?
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
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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
6.96 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
?
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
408.26
ultraheavy
Comfort Ratio
46.11
heavy bluewater boat
Capsize Screening
1.53
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Plans for the TAHITI KETCH first appeared in a 1935 issue of ‘Mechanix Illustrated’.
Since then, hundreds have been built around the world. As can be expected, hull and rig dimensions vary widely.


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