FAIREY FALCON

FAIREY FALCON photo

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Centerboard Dinghy
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
16.00 ft / 4.88 m
Beam:
5.91 ft / 1.80 m
S.A. (reported):
125.00 ft2 / 11.61 m2
Draft (max):
2.00 ft / 0.61 m
Draft (min):
0.33 ft / 0.10 m
Displacement:
650 lb / 295 kg
S.A./Disp.:
26.69
Construction:
Wood/hot molded veneer
First Built:
1957
Builder:
Fairey Marine (UK)
Designer:
Charles Currey

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
26.69
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.73

Notes

Charles Currey was an olympic silver medalist (1952 in the FINN class) and manager of Fairey Marine after WWII.
It is said that Fairey also built a fixed keel version with a small cuddy/cabin called the FAIREY FAUN.

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