Wasa 55

1977 — 1984
Designers
Leif Ängermark
Harry Becker
Builder
Wasa Yachts
Associations
?
# Built
67
Hull Type
Fin w/spade rudder
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
44 3 / 13.5 m
Waterline Length
35 1 / 10.7 m
Beam
8 4 / 2.6 m
Draft
6 4 / 2 m
Displacement
12,130 lbs / 5,500 kg
Ballast
6,390 lbs / 2,900 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
594 ft2 / 55.2 m2
Total Sail Area
594.3 ft2 / 55.2 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
319.8 ft2 / 29.7 m2
P
46 5 / 14.2 m
E
13 9 / 4.2 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
274.4 ft2 / 25.5 m2
I
41 9 / 12.8 m
J
13 1 / 4 m
Forestay Length
43 9 / 13.4 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Volvo Penta
Model
MD7A
HP
?
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.94 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
18.01
good performance
Ballast/Displacement
52.73
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
125.17
light
Comfort Ratio
29.02
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.46
better suited for ocean passages

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