GAIA 36

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
36.00 ft / 10.97 m
LWL:
25.50 ft / 7.77 m
Beam:
9.67 ft / 2.95 m
S.A. (reported):
540.00 ft2 / 50.17 m2
Draft (max):
6.00 ft / 1.83 m
Displacement:
15,400 lb / 6,985 kg
Ballast:
7,800 lb / 3,538 kg
S.A./Disp.:
14.01
Bal./Disp.:
50.65
Disp./Len.:
414.62
Construction:
FG
First Built:
1965
# Built:
19
Builder:
Benello (ITA)
Designer:
Sparkman & Stephens

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
14.01
Bal./Disp.:
50.65
Disp./Len.:
414.62
Comfort Ratio:
40.45
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.56
S#:
0.91

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Notes

Based on 'Hestia', a successful racer under the RORC rule.(S&S#1478)
This was the first production version of this design.
There were a number of other later variants including the SWAN 36, and the SIGMA 36 by Cheoy Lee.

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