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Hull Type:  Fin with rudder on skeg Rig Type:  Masthead Sloop
LOA:  24.98' / 7.61m LWL:  20.23' / 6.17m
Beam:  9.00' / 2.74m Listed SA:  289 ft2 / 26.85 m2
Draft (max.)  5.00' / 1.52m Draft (min.)  
Displacement:  4298 lbs./ 1950 kgs. Ballast:  1710 lbs. / 776 kgs.
Sail Area/Disp.1:  17.54 Bal./Disp.:  39.79% Disp./Len.:  231.76
Designer:  Sparkman & Stephens
Builder:  North Star Yachts Ltd. (CAN)
Construction:  FG Bal. type:  
First Built:  1973 Last Built:   # Built:  
AUXILIARY POWER (orig. equip.)
Make:  Universal Model:  Atomic 4
Type:  Gas HP:  
RIG AND SAIL PARTICULARS  KEY
I(IG):  33.00' / 10.06m J:  10.25' / 3.12m
P:  27.50' / 8.38m E:  8.75' / 2.67m
PY:   EY:  
ISP:   SPL/TPS:  
SA(Fore.):  169.13 ft2 / 15.71 m2 SA(Main):  120.31 ft2 / 11.18 m2
Sail Area (100% fore+main triangles):   289.44 ft2 / 26.89 m2
Sail Area/Disp.2:  17.57 Est. Forestay Length.:  34.56' / 10.53m
BUILDERS (past & present)
More about & boats built by:   Hughes Boat Works
DESIGNER
More about & boats designed by:    Sparkman & Stephens
RELATED LINKS
  Quarter Ton Class  www.quartertonclass.org
SEE ALSO:
Related Boat:   QUARTER TON CLASS
NOTES
S&S design #2135.
IOR 1/4 ton.
Also built in Finland as BLUE BIRD 25.
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