FARR 1/2 TON (#65)

FARR 1/2 TON (#65) photo

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Lifting Keel
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
9.53 m
LWL:
7.29 m
Beam:
3.30 m
S.A. (reported):
47.57 m2
Draft (max):
2.03 m
Draft (min):
0.61 m
Displacement:
2,331 kg
Ballast:
1,134 kg
S.A./Disp.:
27.59
Bal./Disp.:
48.65
Disp./Len.:
167.63
Construction:
FG w/kevlar
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1976
Last Built:
# Built:
Builder:
Designer:
Bruce Farr
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Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
27.59
Bal./Disp.:
48.65
Disp./Len.:
167.63
Comfort Ratio:
12.73
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.51

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
9.64 m
J:
2.74 m
P:
10.39 m
E:
4.60 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
13.21 m2
S.A. Main:
23.90 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
37.10 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
21.52
Est. Forestay Len.:
10.02 m

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Notes

Though not produced in great numbers, this was a breakthrough racing design of the time.
1st('Gunboat Rangiriri'), 4th and 5th at 1977 1/2 ton cup(Sydney)
Early use of kevlar composite construction.

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