6-METER (INTERNATIONAL)

6-METER (INTERNATIONAL) photo

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Long Keel
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
36.74 ft
LWL:
23.62 ft
Beam:
6.56 ft
S.A. (reported):
441.00 ft2
Draft (max):
5.25 ft
Displacement:
8,501 lb
S.A./Disp.:
17.00
Disp./Len.:
287.99
First Built:
1907
# Built:
1200
Designer:
Various

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
17.00
Disp./Len.:
287.99
Comfort Ratio:
38.89
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.29
S#:
1.84

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Notes

Olympic class between 1908-1952 when it was replaced by the International 5.5 Meter.
Dimensions are approximate since this is a development class, originally built to the International rule.
400 are thought to still be in existence with about 300 still in racing condition.
Photo: Nancii Bernard

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