ABLE 20

ABLE 20 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Long Keel
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
20.00 ft / 6.10 m
LWL:
16.00 ft / 4.88 m
S.A. (reported):
202.00 ft2 / 18.77 m2
Beam:
7.33 ft / 2.23 m
Draft (max):
2.42 ft / 0.74 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
2,500 lb / 1,134 kg
Ballast:
1,000 lb / 454 kg
S.A./Disp.:
17.59
Bal./Disp.:
40.00
Disp./Len.:
272.48
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1972
Last Built:
# Built:
Builder:
Loughlin Boat Works. (USA)
Designer:
W. R. Loughlin
Website:

Auxiliary Power/Water (orig. equip.)

Water:
10 gals.
Fuel:

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
17.59
Bal./Disp.:
40.00
Disp./Len.:
272.48
Comfort Ratio:
15.81

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
24.00 ft / 7.32 m
J:
8.00 ft / 2.44 m
P:
20.42 ft / 6.22 m
E:
8.50 ft / 2.59 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
96.00 ft2 / 8.92 m2
S.A. Main:
86.79 ft2 / 8.06 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
182.79 ft2 / 16.98 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
15.92
Est. Forestay Len.:
25.30 ft / 7.71 m

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Notes

BUILDERS: Loughlin Boat Works Miami, FL (USA) Able Shipwrights Inc., 6 North Main Street East Hampton, CT 06424 Able Marine Southwest Harbor, ME Later versions were said to have a taller rig and more ballast. A Facebook article has appeared (2011). An alternate name was ABLE SHIPRIGHT 20. An original brochure and possibly other information is said to exist at the Mystic Seaport Museum. How many were built is unknown (to us).



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