DESIGNERS CHOICE (HOWMAR)

DESIGNERS CHOICE (HOWMAR) drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Centerboard Dinghy
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
14.87 ft / 4.53 m
LWL:
12.75 ft / 3.89 m
Beam:
6.08 ft / 1.85 m
S.A. (reported):
120.00 ft2 / 11.15 m2
Draft (max):
3.00 ft / 0.91 m
Draft (min):
0.42 ft / 0.13 m
Displacement:
315 lb / 143 kg
S.A./Disp.:
41.52
Disp./Len.:
67.85
Construction:
FG
First Built:
1978
Last Built:
1983
# Built:
1500
Builder:
Howmar Boats Inc.(USA)
Designer:
Sparkman & Stephens

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
41.52
Disp./Len.:
67.85
Comfort Ratio:
3.28
Capsize Screening Formula:
3.58

Notes

A somewhat later version called the SHADOW has a longer a deeper cockpit to accommodate internal seating.
Thanks to DESIGNERS CHOICE owner 'titus tiger', for providing updated information about this boat.
(S&S design #2349)

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