DRIFTER 25

DRIFTER 25 photo DRIFTER 25 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
24.44 ft / 7.45 m
LWL:
20.67 ft / 6.30 m
Beam:
9.02 ft / 2.75 m
S.A. (reported):
346.60 ft2 / 32.20 m2
Draft (max):
4.86 ft / 1.48 m
Displacement:
2,756 lb / 1,250 kg
Ballast:
1,367 lb / 620 kg
S.A./Disp.:
28.28
Bal./Disp.:
49.60
Disp./Len.:
139.32
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Cast iron
First Built:
1976
Last Built:
1982
# Built:
35
Builder:
F. Dekker shipyard (Amsterdam)
Designer:
Leen Hoogmoed

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
28.28
Bal./Disp.:
49.60
Disp./Len.:
139.32
Comfort Ratio:
10.43
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.58
S#:
3.96

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
28.87 ft / 8.80 m
J:
9.51 ft / 2.90 m
P:
25.59 ft / 7.80 m
E:
8.37 ft / 2.55 m
S.A. Fore:
137.28 ft2 / 12.75 m2
S.A. Main:
107.09 ft2 / 9.95 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
244.37 ft2 / 22.70 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
19.94
Est. Forestay Len.:
30.40 ft / 9.26 m

Accommodations

Headroom:
5.41 ft / 1.65 m
Water:
13 gals / 50 L

Notes

Designed under IOR quarter ton rule, the prototype 'Weer 's Zeilen' (H-2313) won the Dutch Championships in IOR Class VII in 1976.

Shallow keel draft: 1.26m / 4.13 ft
Reported sail area above includes main + #1 genoa
Sail area:
-Main: 11.3 m² / 121.62 ft²
-#1 Jib: 14.2 m² / 152.85 ft²
-#1 Genoa: 20.9 m² / 224.96 ft²
-#2 Genoa: 16.7 m² / 179.76 ft²
-Spinnaker: 43 m² / 462.85 ft²

Thanks to Drifter 25 owner Jaap Kleingeld for supplying information and a brochure.

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