Tanzer 16

1963 — 1986
Designer
Johann Tanzer
Builder
Tanzer Industries Ltd.
Association
Tanzer 16 Class Association
# Built
1900
Hull Type
Centerboard Dinghy
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
16 4 / 5 m
Waterline Length
15 7 / 4.8 m
Beam
6 2 / 1.9 m
Draft
0 7 / 0.2 m 2 9 / 0.8 m
Displacement
450 lbs / 204 kg
Ballast
?
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
135 ft2 / 12.5 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
5.29 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
36.78
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
53.12
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
3.87
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
3.22
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Originally called the CONSTELLATION. The OVERNIGHTER, was simlar but with a cuddy cabin.
The class association aquired the original tooling for the TANZER 16 when Tanzer Industries closed in 1986. But it is unknown if any other boats were built after this date.


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