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ABLE 20
Able 20 drawing on sailboatdata.com

Hull Type:  Long Keel Rig Type:  Masthead Sloop
LOA:  20.00' / 6.10m LWL:  16.00' / 4.88m
Beam:  7.33' / 2.23m Listed SA:  202 ft2 / 18.77 m2
Draft (max.)  2.42' / 0.74m Draft (min.)  
Displacement:  2500 lbs./ 1134 kgs. Ballast:  1000 lbs. / 454 kgs.
Sail Area/Disp.1:  17.59 Bal./Disp.:  40.04% Disp./Len.:  272.48
Designer:  W. R. Loughlin
Builder:  Loughlin Boat Works. (USA)
Construction:  FG Bal. type:  Lead
First Built:  1972 Last Built:   # Built:  
TANKS
Water:  10 gals. / 38 ltrs. Fuel:  
RIG AND SAIL PARTICULARS  KEY
I(IG):  24.00' / 7.32m J:  8.00' / 2.44m
P:  20.42' / 6.22m E:  8.50' / 2.59m
PY:   EY:  
ISP:   SPL/TPS:  
SA(Fore.):  96.00 ft2 / 8.92 m2 SA(Main):  86.79 ft2 / 8.06 m2
Sail Area (100% fore+main triangles):   182.79 ft2 / 16.98 m2
Sail Area/Disp.2:  15.92 Est. Forestay Length.:  25.30' / 7.71m
RELATED LINKS
  Mystic Seaport Museum  mysticseaport.org
NOTES
BUILDERS:

Loughlin Boat Works
Miami, FL (USA)

Able Shipwrights Inc.,
6 North Main Street
East Hampton, CT 06424

Able Marine
Southwest Harbor, ME

Later versions were said to have a taller rig and more ballast.
A Facebook article has appeared (2011).
An alternate name was ABLE SHIPRIGHT 20.

An original brochure and possibly other information is said to exist at the Mystic Seaport Museum.
How many were built is unknown (to us).
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