Zenith Dinghy

1959
Designer
Ian Proctor
Builder
Smallcraft Ltd.(UK)
Associations
?
# Built
130
Hull Type
Centerboard Dinghy
Construction
plywood

Dimensions

Length Overall
14 6 / 4.4 m
Waterline Length
13 5 / 4.1 m
Beam
5 10 / 1.8 m
Draft
0 5 / 0.1 m 4 0 / 1.2 m
Displacement
210 lbs / 95 kg
Ballast
?

Rig and Sails

Type
Fractional Sloop
Reported Sail Area
135 ft2 / 12.5 m2
Total Sail Area
?
Mainsail
Sail Area
?
P
?
E
?
Mast Height
?
Foresail
Sail Area
?
I
?
J
?
Forestay Length
?

Auxilary Power

Make
?
Model
?
HP
?
Fuel Type
?
Fuel Capacity
?

Accomodations

Water Capacity
?
Holding Tank Capacity
?
Headroom
?

Calculations

Hull Speed
4.92 knots
Sail Area/Displacement
61.14
high performance
Ballast/Displacement
?
Displacement/Length
38.1
Ultralight
Comfort Ratio
2.23
lightweight racing boat
Capsize Screening
3.92
better suited for coastal cruising

Notes

2 person trapeze dinghy
Spin. 120 sq. ft.
From ‘House’s Guide to Dinghies’ by David Waterhouse (1970).


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