GALION (BENETEAU)

GALION (BENETEAU) photo

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Long keel w/trans. hung rudder
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
15.75 ft / 4.80 m
LWL:
14.11 ft / 4.30 m
Beam:
6.23 ft / 1.90 m
S.A. (reported):
168.00 ft2 / 15.61 m2
Draft (max):
2.13 ft / 0.65 m
Displacement:
1,323 lb / 600 kg
Ballast:
441 lb / 200 kg
S.A./Disp.:
22.35
Bal./Disp.:
33.33
Disp./Len.:
210.25
Construction:
FG
First Built:
1966
Builder:
Beneteau (FRA)
Designer:
André Bénéteau

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
22.35
Bal./Disp.:
33.33
Disp./Len.:
210.25
Comfort Ratio:
12.23
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.27
S#:
3.14

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Notes

As with the GUPPY and others of this period, the GALION was designed for a number of uses, recreational fishing or sail. Despite the size, inboard power was available as an option.

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