DUXBURY DUCK

DUXBURY DUCK photo

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Centerboard (Trunk)
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
18.00 ft
LWL:
15.08 ft
Beam:
6.33 ft
S.A. (reported):
342.00 ft2
Draft (max):
2.50 ft
Draft (min):
0.58 ft
Displacement:
700 lb
Ballast:
S.A./Disp.:
69.52
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
91.13
Construction:
Wood planked
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1925
Last Built:
# Built:
60
Builder:
George Shiverick/George Chaisson (USA)
Designer:
John C. Alden
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Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
69.52
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
91.13
Comfort Ratio:
5.80
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.85

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Notes

Alden design #250.
Originally called DUXBURY DUCK KNOCKABOUT.
Designed for the shoal ridden waters of Duxbury Bay Mass. (USA). It is thought that few of the original boats exist. New Boats reportedly have been built by: Snug Harbor Boatworks (USA)
(By 2013 one was completely restored at Jones River Landing in Kingston, MA)

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