AURORA 21

AURORA  21 photo

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin Keel w/bulb
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
21.00 ft / 6.40 m
LWL:
15.50 ft / 4.72 m
Beam:
6.33 ft / 1.93 m
S.A. (reported):
185.00 ft2 / 17.19 m2
Draft (max):
3.00 ft / 0.91 m
Displacement:
1,700 lb / 771 kg
Ballast:
500 lb / 227 kg
S.A./Disp.:
20.83
Bal./Disp.:
29.41
Disp./Len.:
203.80
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Iron
First Built:
1959
Last Built:
1970
# Built:
600
Builder:
Henry McCune/Wesco Marine/Coronado Yachts
Designer:
Ted Carpentier

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
20.83
Bal./Disp.:
29.41
Disp./Len.:
203.80
Comfort Ratio:
13.10
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.12
S#:
3.08

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
24.40 ft / 7.44 m
J:
7.30 ft / 2.23 m
P:
20.75 ft / 6.32 m
E:
9.70 ft / 2.96 m
S.A. Fore:
89.06 ft2 / 8.27 m2
S.A. Main:
100.64 ft2 / 9.35 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
189.70 ft2 / 17.62 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
21.35
Est. Forestay Len.:
25.47 ft / 7.76 m

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Notes

The AURORA 21 has the same hull as the VICTORY 21 but with a larger cabin. Both were first manufactured by Henry R. McCune in 1959. The operation was sold to Wesco Marine (founded by Frank Butler who later founded Catalina Yachts). Wesco began their production in 1964. By 1969 the boats were being built under the name of Coronado Yachts as a division of the Whittaker Corporation.

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