DISCOVERY 55

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Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
54.79 ft / 16.70 m
LWL:
49.21 ft / 15.00 m
Beam:
15.68 ft / 4.78 m
S.A. (reported):
1,237.85 ft2 / 115.00 m2
Draft (max):
7.32 ft / 2.23 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
49,604 lb / 22,500 kg
Ballast:
20,944 lb / 9,500 kg
S.A./Disp.:
14.74
Bal./Disp.:
42.22
Disp./Len.:
185.83
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
2000
Last Built:
2019
# Built:
55
Builder:
Discovery Yachts
Designer:
Ron Holland
Website:

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Yanmar
Model:
Type:
Diesel x2
HP:
160
Water:
266 gals / 1,008 L
Fuel:
352 gals / 1,334 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
14.74
Bal./Disp.:
42.22
Disp./Len.:
185.83
Comfort Ratio:
38.57
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.71

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
71.62 ft / 21.83 m
J:
20.37 ft / 6.21 m
P:
63.42 ft / 19.33 m
E:
22.24 ft / 6.78 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
729.45 ft2 / 67.77 m2
S.A. Main:
705.23 ft2 / 65.52 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
1,434.68 ft2 / 133.29 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
17.08
Est. Forestay Len.:
74.46 ft / 22.70 m
Mast Height from DWL:
77.16 ft / 23.52 m

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Notes

Reported sail area = main + self-tacking jib.
SA for furling Genoa (140%) = 87.5 sqm / 941.84 sq ft.
Draft – shoal keel version 1.80m/5.92’
Also available as a cutter as well as a number of different interior layouts.



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