Vulcan 17

1970
Designer
Peter Milne
Builder
P. Y. Plastics Ltd. (CAN)
Associations
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# Built
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Hull Type
Dbrd. Dinghy
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
16 11 / 5.2 m
Waterline Length
15 1 / 4.6 m
Beam
5 10 / 1.8 m
Draft
0 7 / 0.2 m 3 8 / 1.1 m
Displacement
260 lbs / 118 kg
Ballast
90 lbs / 41 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
153 ft2 / 14.2 m2
Total Sail Area
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Mainsail
Sail Area
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P
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E
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Mast Height
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Foresail
Sail Area
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I
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J
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Forestay Length
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Auxilary Power

Make
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Model
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HP
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Fuel Type
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Fuel Capacity
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Accomodations

Water Capacity
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Holding Tank Capacity
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Headroom
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Calculations

Hull Speed
5.2 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
60.09
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
34.62
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
33.85
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
2.39
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
3.71
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

Spinnaker, trapeze. Also features a hollow daggerboard. Ballast can adjusted by adding or removing lead shot into a cavity inside the board.


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