Watkins 33

1984 — 1989
Designer
W. Tripp/Watkins Yachts
Builder
Watkins Yachts
Association
Watkins Owners
# Built
47
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
33 0 / 10.1 m
Waterline Length
26 6 / 8.1 m
Beam
10 2 / 3.1 m
Draft
4 0 / 1.2 m
Displacement
11,200 lbs / 5,080 kg
Ballast
5,500 lbs / 2,495 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
469 ft2 / 43.6 m2
Total Sail Area
468.6 ft2 / 43.5 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
202.1 ft2 / 18.8 m2
P
33 0 / 10.1 m
E
12 2 / 3.7 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
266.4 ft2 / 24.8 m2
I
38 8 / 11.8 m
J
13 8 / 4.2 m
Forestay Length
41 1 / 12.5 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Yanmar
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
30 gal / 114 l

Accomodations

Water Capacity
60 gal / 227 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
6.91 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
14.99
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
49.11
stiffer, more powerful
Displacement/Length
266.26
moderate
Comfort Ratio
27.4
coastal cruiser
Capsize Screening
1.82
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

The WATKINS 33 is a modified version of the WATKINS 32 (which, in turn, derived from the COLUMBIA 32). The transom was changed from nearly vertical to a more reversed style as well as a number of changes to the interior.
aka SEAWOLF 33.


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