CHESAPEAKE 20

CHESAPEAKE 20 photo

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Centerboard (Trunk)
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
20.00 ft / 6.10 m
LWL:
15.58 ft / 4.75 m
S.A. (reported):
250.00 ft2 / 23.23 m2
Beam:
6.58 ft / 2.01 m
Draft (max):
4.42 ft / 1.35 m
Draft (min):
0.58 ft / 0.18 m
Displacement:
950 lb / 431 kg
Ballast:
150 lb / 68 kg
S.A./Disp.:
41.47
Bal./Disp.:
15.79
Disp./Len.:
112.14
Construction:
Wood/FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1939
Last Built:
# Built:
250
Builder:
Ernest H. Hartge (USA)
Designer:
Ernest H. Hartge
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Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
41.47
Bal./Disp.:
15.79
Disp./Len.:
112.14
Comfort Ratio:
7.06

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Notes

Sailed mainly on the West River of Chesapeake Bay (US). The first 40 boats were built by the designer from 1939-1943. A fiberglass version was first available in 1989. Current racing rules allow a trapeze but no spinnaker. See class web site for more details.



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