Westsail 33 (Archer)

1980
Designer
Colin Archer
Builder
Westsail PTY Ltd. (AUS)
Associations
?
# Built
?
Hull Type
Long Keel
Construction
FG

Dimensions

Length Overall
31 11 / 9.8 m
Waterline Length
27 5 / 8.4 m
Beam
10 5 / 3.2 m
Draft
4 11 / 1.5 m
Displacement
19,500 lbs / 8,845 kg
Ballast
6,600 lbs / 2,994 kg

Rig and Sails

Type
Cutter
Reported Sail Area
677 ft2 / 62.9 m2
Total Sail Area
676.6 ft2 / 62.9 m2
Mainsail
Sail Area
292.3 ft2 / 27.2 m2
P
37 0 / 11.3 m
E
15 9 / 4.8 m
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
384.3 ft2 / 35.7 m2
I
41 11 / 12.8 m
J
18 3 / 5.6 m
Forestay Length
45 9 / 14 m

Auxilary Power

Make
BMW
Model
?
HP
35
Fuel Type
Diesel
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
7.03 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
14.95
under powered
Ballast/Displacement
33.85
less stiff, less powerful
Displacement/Length
418.59
ultraheavy
Comfort Ratio
45.26
heavy bluewater boat
Capsize Screening
1.56
better suited for ocean passages

Notes

Built in Australia, the WESTSAIL 33 has no relation to the American builder, Westsail Corp., which had gone out of business a number of years earlier.
Thanks to ‘Adelie’ for calling attention to a previous error.


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