DRIFTER 17

DRIFTER 17 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Swing Keel
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
18.67 ft / 5.69 m
LWL:
14.25 ft / 4.34 m
S.A. (reported):
150.00 ft2 / 13.94 m2
Beam:
6.58 ft / 2.01 m
Draft (max):
4.00 ft / 1.22 m
Draft (min):
1.83 ft / 0.56 m
Displacement:
1,100 lb / 499 kg
Ballast:
400 lb / 181 kg
S.A./Disp.:
22.57
Bal./Disp.:
36.36
Disp./Len.:
169.71
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1981
Last Built:
# Built:
Builder:
Drifter Marine (USA)
Designer:
Website:

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
22.57
Bal./Disp.:
36.36
Disp./Len.:
169.71
Comfort Ratio:
8.87

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
19.50 ft / 5.94 m
J:
6.50 ft / 1.98 m
P:
21.80 ft / 6.64 m
E:
8.00 ft / 2.44 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
63.38 ft2 / 5.89 m2
S.A. Main:
87.20 ft2 / 8.10 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
150.58 ft2 / 13.99 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
22.65
Est. Forestay Len.:
20.55 ft / 6.27 m

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Notes

As with the CORTEZ 16, this boat has it origins with an earlier design called the SUN DOWNER 16, though deck, coachroof, and keel, were significantly changed. Thanks to Tony Davis for providing updated information.



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