FISH (HERRESHOFF)

FISH (HERRESHOFF) photo FISH (HERRESHOFF) drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Long keel w/trans. hung rudder
Rigging Type:
Gaffhead Sloop
LOA:
6.32 m
LWL:
4.88 m
Beam:
2.16 m
S.A. (reported):
25.08 m2
Draft (max):
0.94 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
1,474 kg
Ballast:
S.A./Disp.:
19.74
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
354.22
Construction:
Wood
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1916
Last Built:
1930
# Built:
48
Builder:
Herreshoff Manufacturing Co. (USA)
Designer:
Herreshoff
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Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
19.74
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
354.22
Comfort Ratio:
21.24
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.91

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Notes

Commissioned by Seawanhaka Corinthian YC, (Long Island, NY) for one-design racing and delivered beginning in 1916. More were built by Herreshoff until the late 1920's.
Over the years, a number of reproductions have been built based on this original design. The drawing here shows the 'marconi' sloop version adopted in the 1930's.

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