GALLANT 53

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Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
53.18 ft / 16.21 m
LWL:
38.75 ft / 11.81 m
S.A. (reported):
967.00 ft2 / 89.84 m2
Beam:
13.08 ft / 3.99 m
Draft (max):
7.33 ft / 2.23 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
40,000 lb / 18,144 kg
Ballast:
12,000 lb / 5,443 kg
S.A./Disp.:
13.29
Bal./Disp.:
30.00
Disp./Len.:
306.90
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1966
Last Built:
1973
# Built:
22
Builder:
Tylers Boat Co.\Southern Ocean Shipyards Ltd. (UK)
Designer:
E. G. van de Stadt
Website:

Auxiliary Power/Water (orig. equip.)

Make:
Perkins
Model:
Type:
Diesel
HP:
72

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
13.29
Bal./Disp.:
30.00
Disp./Len.:
306.90
Comfort Ratio:
46.75

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Notes

vds design #158. When introduced, this was the worlds largest 'series-built' FG yacht. Center and aft cockpit versions. Sloop or ketch. In 1977, it was on a GALLANT 53 that Naomi James became the first woman to sail around the world single handed.



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