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KINGFISHER 30
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Hull Type:  Fin with rudder on skeg Rig Type:  Masthead Sloop
LOA:  29.99' / 9.14m LWL:  25.00' / 7.62m
Beam:  8.99' / 2.74m Listed SA:  312 ft2 / 28.98 m2
Draft (max.)  3.74' / 1.14m Draft (min.)  
Displacement:  10150 lbs./ 4604 kgs. Ballast:  8598 lbs. / 3900 kgs.
Sail Area/Disp.1:  10.68 Bal./Disp.:  84.71% Disp./Len.:  290.00
Designer:  R. A. G. Nierop
Builder:  Westfield Engineering Co. (UK)
Construction:  FG Bal. type:  
First Built:  1970 Last Built:   # Built:  
AUXILIARY POWER (orig. equip.)
Make:  Watermota Model:  
Type:  Diesel HP:  29
BUILDERS (past & present)
More about & boats built by:   Westfield Engineering Co. (Marine) Ltd.
DESIGNER
More about & boats designed by:   R.A.G. Nierop
RELATED LINKS
  Kingfisher Yacht Owners Assoc.  www.kyoa.org.uk
NOTES
KINGFISHER 30 (Mk1a) 1964 Spade rudder hung through the aft end of the cockpit. Keels missing the plate aft. Keels splayed more than the Mk2.

KINGFISHER 30 (Mk1b) 1965 to 1966. Rudder hung through the aft end of the cockpit supported by a skeg. Keels missing the plate aft. Keels splayed more than the Mk2. Single backstay

KINGFISHER 30 (Mk1c) 1966 to 1967. Rudder hung through the aft end of the cockpit supported by a skeg. Extra plates fitted to aft of keels. Single backstay although some were modified to twin.

KINGFISHER 30 (Mk2) 1967 to 1978. Sail Numbers to 67
Full Skeg rudder, rudder shaft fitted through aft cabin, extra plates added to aft end of keels. Some modifications to later boats included the engine access plate through the cockpit sole

KINGFISHER 30s 197x to 1978. Sail Numbers as K30 but with ''S'' at the end of the number. Sail number 60''s'' is the oldest member number.
Taller mast and more ballast. Enclosed forecabin shelf.

KINGFISHER 30JR
Single masted Chinese rig designed by famed H.G."Blondie" Hasler in 1978. Few were produced.

KINGFISHER 30JR Schooner, 1972.
As K30 Mk2 but a junk rigged schooner.
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