BUZZARDS BAY 25

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Sailboat Specifications

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Hull Type: Keel/Cbrd.
Rigging Type: Gaffhead Sloop
LOA: 32.58 ft / 9.93 m
LWL: 25.00 ft / 7.62 m
S.A. (reported): 539.00 ft² / 50.07 m²
Beam: 8.75 ft / 2.67 m
Displacement: 7,400.00 lb / 3,357 kg
Max Draft: 6.50 ft / 1.98 m
Min Draft: 3.08 ft / 0.94 m
Construction: Wood
First Built: 1914
# Built: 5
Builder: Herreshoff Manufacturing Co.
Designer: Nathaniel Herreshoff

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Sailboat Calculations

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S.A. / Displ.: 22.78
Disp: / Len: 211.43
Comfort Ratio: 23.32
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.80
Hull Speed: 6.70 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 781.62 pounds/inch

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Notes

Originally commissioned by Beverly Yacht Club of Marion, MA.
At least 3 of the original 5 have been restored to near original condition. (2010).
A dozen or more replicas have also been built. (Replica shown here in photo)
At least one replica was built by the Concordia Co. (USA).
One of the original boats ('Aria') has been on display at the Herreshoff Museum.