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FALCON 16 (MCVAY)
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Hull Type:  Centerboard Dinghy Rig Type:  Fractional Sloop
LOA:  15.75' / 4.80m LWL:  14.25' / 4.34m
Beam:  5.20' / 1.58m Listed SA:  137 ft2 / 12.73 m2
Draft (max.)  2.58' / 0.79m Draft (min.)  
Displacement:  1650 lbs./ 748 kgs. Ballast:  850 lbs. / 386 kgs.
Sail Area/Disp.1:  15.73 Bal./Disp.:  51.60% Disp./Len.:  254.56
Designer:  G. William McVay
Builder:  McVay Fiberglass Yachts/Paceship (CAN)
Construction:  FG (solid) Bal. type:  
First Built:  1954 Last Built:   # Built:  940
RIG AND SAIL PARTICULARS  KEY
I(IG):   J:  
P:  18.00' / 5.49m E:  10.00' / 3.05m
PY:   EY:  
ISP:   SPL/TPS:  
BUILDERS (past & present)
More about & boats built by:   Paceship Yachts Ltd.
More about & boats built by:   McVay Fiberglass Yachts Ltd.
More about & boats built by:   Beetle Boat Co.(USA)
DESIGNER
More about & boats designed by:   G. William McVay
URL:   falconsailboats.org
NOTES
The first 35 were built in the late 1950's by Beetle Boats for The Wadawanuck Yacht Club in Stonington, CT.
Somewhat later, the designer, G. William McVay, formed his own company and built a number.
Paceship Yachts also built the boat for a few years, beginning in the early 1960's.
Other builders: (details unknown)
Michigan Glassline Products Co.
Plymouth, Michigan
Sterling Boatbuilding Corp.
East Greenwich, RI
It's possible that nearly 1000 were built.
Thanks to Falcon owner Joseph Haley for providing corrections and photo.
Spinnaker permitted for class racing.
Class jib dimensions:
luff: 12.75'/41.83m
leech:11.75'/38.55m
foot:6.33'/20.77m

Class Main:
luff: 18.0'/59.05m
leech:20.0'/65.62m
foot:10.0'/32.81m
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