ERICSON 31 INDEPENDENCE

ERICSON 31 INDEPENDENCE photo ERICSON 31 INDEPENDENCE drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/transom hung rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
30.92 ft / 9.42 m
LWL:
23.92 ft / 7.29 m
Beam:
10.42 ft / 3.18 m
S.A. (reported):
457.00 ft2 / 42.46 m2
Draft (max):
4.92 ft / 1.50 m
Displacement:
11,400 lb / 5,171 kg
Ballast:
4,500 lb / 2,041 kg
S.A./Disp.:
14.49
Bal./Disp.:
39.47
Disp./Len.:
371.85
Construction:
FG
First Built:
1977
Last Built:
1981
# Built:
70
Builder:
Ericson Yachts (USA)
Designer:
Bruce King

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Westerbeke
Type:
Diesel
HP:
20
Fuel:
35 gals / 132 L

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
14.49
Bal./Disp.:
39.47
Disp./Len.:
371.85
Comfort Ratio:
29.85
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.86
S#:
1.13

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
38.33 ft / 11.68 m
J:
12.92 ft / 3.94 m
P:
32.50 ft / 9.91 m
E:
12.92 ft / 3.94 m
S.A. Fore:
247.61 ft2 / 23.00 m2
S.A. Main:
209.95 ft2 / 19.50 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
457.56 ft2 / 42.51 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
14.50
Est. Forestay Len.:
40.45 ft / 12.33 m

Accommodations

Headroom:
6.08 ft / 1.85 m
Water:
45 gals / 170 L

Notes

Originally called ERICSON 31C.
Also known as the CAPE BAY 31 and LIBERTY 31 (by Squadron Yachts (USA))
The photo shows the cutter version with bowsprit.

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