Valiant 47

1981 — 1992
Designer
Robert Perry
Builder
Uniflite Inc.
Associations
?
# Built
17
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
47 0 / 14.3 m
Waterline Length
40 3 / 12.3 m
Beam
13 10 / 4.2 m
Draft
6 3 / 1.9 m
Displacement
30,000 lbs / 13,608 kg
Ballast
11,000 lbs / 4,990 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Cutter
Reported Sail Area
1,063 ft2 / 98.8 m2
Total Sail Area
1,062.8 ft2 / 98.7 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
492.8 ft2 / 45.8 m2
P
56 0 / 17.1 m
E
17 7 / 5.4 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
569.9 ft2 / 53 m2
I
60 0 / 18.3 m
J
18 11 / 5.8 m
Forestay Length
62 11 / 19.2 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Westerbeke
Model
?
HP
58
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
125 gal / 473 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
180 gal / 681 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
8.5 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
17.62
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
36.67
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
205.39
moderate
Comfort Ratio
32.92
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.78
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Later re-introduced in 1997? (w/bowsprit and mast moved forward) as the VALIANT 50.


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