BES 1/2 TON

BES 1/2 TON drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
31.50 ft / 9.60 m
LWL:
24.00 ft / 7.32 m
S.A. (reported):
349.00 ft2 / 32.42 m2
Beam:
10.30 ft / 3.14 m
Draft (max):
5.67 ft / 1.73 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
6,800 lb / 3,084 kg
Ballast:
3,130 lb / 1,420 kg
S.A./Disp.:
15.61
Bal./Disp.:
46.03
Disp./Len.:
219.60
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1972
Last Built:
# Built:
Builder:
Chantier Gouteron (FRA)
Designer:
Paul Elvstrøm
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Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
15.61
Bal./Disp.:
46.03
Disp./Len.:
219.60
Comfort Ratio:
17.92

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
34.25 ft / 10.44 m
J:
11.12 ft / 3.39 m
P:
34.12 ft / 10.40 m
E:
9.30 ft / 2.83 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
190.43 ft2 / 17.69 m2
S.A. Main:
158.66 ft2 / 14.74 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
349.09 ft2 / 32.43 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
15.61
Est. Forestay Len.:
36.01 ft / 10.98 m

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Notes

AKA ELVSTRON 1/2 TON. Based on 'Bes', winner of Int. Half Ton Cup of 1972 - (held at Mastrand, DEN, sailed by Paul Elvstrom.) Boats with more conventional decks, (with or without coachroof) such as ELVSTROM 32, BLUE DANE 32, BLUE LETH 32 seem to all have derived from this hull design.



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