GEARY 18

GEARY 18 photo GEARY 18 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Centerboard Dinghy
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
18.16 ft / 5.54 m
Beam:
5.46 ft / 1.66 m
S.A. (reported):
200.00 ft2 / 18.58 m2
Draft (max):
3.75 ft / 1.14 m
Draft (min):
1.92 ft / 0.59 m
Displacement:
525 lb / 238 kg
S.A./Disp.:
49.24
Construction:
Wood or FG
First Built:
1928
# Built:
1500
Designer:
L. E Ted Geary

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
49.24
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.71

Notes

Comissioned by the Seattle Yacht Club in 1928.
Originally called the 18' DEVELOPMENT CLASS FLATTIE, or just FLATTIE.
The first builder was the N.J. Blanchard Boat Company.
Racing rules allow the use of 1 trapeze. No spinnaker.

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