BUTTERBALL

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Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Rigging Type:
LOA:
9.50 ft / 2.90 m
LWL:
S.A. (reported):
49.00 ft2 / 4.55 m2
Beam:
5.70 ft / 1.74 m
Draft (max):
1.30 ft / 0.40 m
Draft (min):
0.42 ft / 0.13 m
Displacement:
150 lb / 68 kg
Ballast:
S.A./Disp.:
27.79
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
Construction:
Plywood/single chine
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1957
Last Built:
# Built:
Builder:
Bill Dodds Boats (USA)
Designer:
R. T. Miller
Website:

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
27.79
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:

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Notes

Designed for the DIY builder or could be ordered from Bill Dodds Boats,SC, USA, for less than $400. Captain Richard T. Miller, of the Ship Design Division, Bureau of Ships, U.S.N, was the designer. His plans sold for $10. It received and endorsement by 'Yachting' editor, Bob Bavier and was included in 'Sailboat Classes of North America' of 1961, but it's thought that fewer than 50 were built.



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