Velamar 18

1979
Designer
Antonio José Ferrer
Builder
Cabrasmar (BRA)
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin w/transom hung rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
18 0 / 5.5 m
Waterline Length
14 9 / 4.5 m
Beam
7 2 / 2.2 m
Draft
2 11 / 0.9 m
Displacement
1,720 lbs / 780 kg
Ballast
710 lbs / 320 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
162 ft2 / 15.1 m2
Total Sail Area
162.1 ft2 / 15.1 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
82.9 ft2 / 7.7 m2
P
22 11 / 7 m
E
7 2 / 2.2 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
79.1 ft2 / 7.4 m2
I
22 11 / 7 m
J
6 10 / 2.1 m
Forestay Length
23 11 / 7.3 m

Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
5.15 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
18.06
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
40.99
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
238.79
moderate
Comfort Ratio
12.05
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
2.41
better suited for coastal cruising

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