F 18 (IW-VARVET)

F 18 (IW-VARVET) photo F 18 (IW-VARVET) drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
22.47 ft / 6.85 m
LWL:
19.68 ft / 6.00 m
Beam:
7.38 ft / 2.25 m
S.A. (reported):
202.00 ft2 / 18.77 m2
Draft (max):
3.61 ft / 1.10 m
Displacement:
3,307 lb / 1,500 kg
Ballast:
1,389 lb / 630 kg
S.A./Disp.:
14.60
Bal./Disp.:
42.00
Disp./Len.:
193.69
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Iron
First Built:
1962
Builder:
IW-Varvet
Designer:
Ivar Åkesson

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
14.60
Bal./Disp.:
42.00
Disp./Len.:
193.69
Comfort Ratio:
17.37
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.98
S#:
2.39

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
25.92 ft / 7.90 m
J:
6.76 ft / 2.06 m
P:
23.95 ft / 7.30 m
E:
8.86 ft / 2.70 m
S.A. Fore:
87.61 ft2 / 8.14 m2
S.A. Main:
106.10 ft2 / 9.86 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
193.71 ft2 / 18.00 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
14.00
Est. Forestay Len.:
26.79 ft / 8.16 m

Notes

Originally called F 18. (1962?) (RORC class 5)
Renamed IW-23 (with new deck and interior).
Same design later built in Norway as the WESTCAPP 23.

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