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MERCURY 18
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Hull Type:  Fin Keel Rig Type:  Masthead Sloop
LOA:  18.00' / 5.49m LWL:  13.00' / 3.96m
Beam:  5.33' / 1.62m Listed SA:  200 ft2 / 18.58 m2
Draft (max.)  3.08' / 0.94m Draft (min.)  
Displacement:  1100 lbs./ 499 kgs. Ballast:  635 lbs. / 288 kgs.
Sail Area/Disp.1:  30.09 Bal./Disp.:  57.72% Disp./Len.:  223.52
Designer:  Ernest Nunes
Builder:  Nunes/W. D. Schock/Moore Sailboats
Construction:  Plywood or FG Bal. type:  Lead
First Built:  1939 Last Built:   # Built:  
RIG AND SAIL PARTICULARS  KEY
I(IG):  18.40' / 5.61m J:  7.30' / 2.23m
P:  21.92' / 6.68m E:  9.08' / 2.77m
PY:   EY:  
ISP:   SPL/TPS:  
SA(Fore.):  67.16 ft2 / 6.24 m2 SA(Main):  99.52 ft2 / 9.25 m2
Sail Area (100% fore+main triangles):   166.68 ft2 / 15.48 m2
Sail Area/Disp.2:  25.07 Est. Forestay Length.:  19.80' / 6.03m
BUILDERS (past & present)
More about & boats built by:   Schock W.D.
More about & boats built by:   Moore Sailboats
RELATED LINKS
  Mercury Class (US West Coast)  www.mercury-sail.com
NOTES
One of the first one-design boats specifically designed for plywood construction and built only in wood until 1952. Hulls since then are of fiberglass.
Not to be confused with the CAPE COD MERCURY.
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