DS-20

DS-20 photo DS-20 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Swing Keel
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
20.42 ft / 6.22 m
LWL:
18.07 ft / 5.51 m
Beam:
7.58 ft / 2.31 m
S.A. (reported):
170.00 ft2 / 15.79 m2
Draft (max):
4.00 ft / 1.22 m
Draft (min):
1.83 ft / 0.56 m
Displacement:
1,850 lb / 839 kg
Ballast:
650 lb / 295 kg
S.A./Disp.:
18.09
Bal./Disp.:
35.14
Disp./Len.:
139.97
Construction:
FG
First Built:
1972
Last Built:
1983
Builder:
Schwill Yachts Inc. (CAN)
Designer:
Diller & Schwill

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
18.09
Bal./Disp.:
35.14
Disp./Len.:
139.97
Comfort Ratio:
10.25
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.47
S#:
3.68

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
17.80 ft / 5.43 m
J:
8.30 ft / 2.53 m
P:
20.60 ft / 6.28 m
E:
9.30 ft / 2.83 m
S.A. Fore:
73.87 ft2 / 6.86 m2
S.A. Main:
95.79 ft2 / 8.90 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
169.66 ft2 / 15.76 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
18.05
Est. Forestay Len.:
19.64 ft / 5.99 m
Mast Height from DWL:
28.00 ft / 8.53 m

Accommodations

Water:
20 gals / 76 L

Notes

A Mark II version had more interior amenities.
A few boats have a shallow draft fixed keel.
At least 160 built.

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