FLYING TERN

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Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Centerboard Dinghy
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
13.94 ft / 4.25 m
Beam:
5.09 ft / 1.55 m
S.A. (reported):
120.00 ft2 / 11.15 m2
Draft (max):
3.12 ft / 0.95 m
Draft (min):
0.49 ft / 0.15 m
Displacement:
287 lb / 130 kg
S.A./Disp.:
44.17
Construction:
Wood/FG
First Built:
1955
Designer:
E.G. van de Stadt

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
44.17
Capsize Screening Formula:
3.09

Notes

One of the earliest and most popular (to this day) European production GRP sailing dinghy.
Spinnaker and trapeze permitted for racing. See class association for more details.
VDS design #56.

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