FALCON (LIVERPOOL BAY)

FALCON (LIVERPOOL BAY) photo

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Centerboard Dinghy
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
19.36 ft / 5.90 m
LWL:
16.08 ft / 4.90 m
Beam:
7.22 ft / 2.20 m
S.A. (reported):
167.00 ft2 / 15.51 m2
Draft (max):
4.59 ft / 1.40 m
Draft (min):
0.66 ft / 0.20 m
Displacement:
550 lb / 249 kg
Ballast:
S.A./Disp.:
39.86
Bal./Disp.:
0.00
Disp./Len.:
59.05
Construction:
Wood/FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1953
Last Built:
# Built:
Builder:
Designer:
Harry Dennis
Website:

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
39.86
Bal./Disp.:
0.00
Disp./Len.:
59.05
Comfort Ratio:
3.58
Capsize Screening Formula:
3.53

Notes

Spinnaker area: 14m2/150sf
The FALCON was originally built of cold molded plywood. In 1977 the Class adopted fiberglass construction.
Sailed in the UK (Wales) mostly on the River Mersey at West Kirby SC, (25 boats) and also at Fidlers Ferry SC (10-15 boats).



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