Watkins 36

1981 — 1983
Designer
William H. Tripp Jr.
Builder
Watkins Yachts
Association
Watkins Owners
# Built
?
Hull Type
Fin with rudder on skeg
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
35 11 / 11 m
Waterline Length
29 3 / 8.9 m
Beam
10 5 / 3.2 m
Draft
4 5 / 1.4 m
Displacement
17,000 lbs / 7,711 kg
Ballast
6,000 lbs / 2,722 kg
drawing

Rig and Sails

Type
Masthead Sloop
Reported Sail Area
528 ft2 / 49.1 m2
Total Sail Area
528.5 ft2 / 49.1 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
245 ft2 / 22.8 m2
P
35 0 / 10.7 m
E
14 0 / 4.3 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
283.5 ft2 / 26.3 m2
I
40 5 / 12.3 m
J
14 0 / 4.3 m
Forestay Length
42 10 / 13.1 m

Auxilary Power

Make
Perkins
Model
?
HP
40
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
41 gal / 155 l
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.26 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
12.78
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
35.29
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
300.79
heavy
Comfort Ratio
36.33
moderate bluewater cruising boat
Capsize Screening
1.63
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Watkins aquired the molds for the PORTMAN 35 (which was originally the CORONADO 35) to produce the WATKINS 36 (with major modifications).
A center cockpit model (WATKINS 36C) was also available.


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