HERRESHOFF 15

HERRESHOFF 15 photo HERRESHOFF 15 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Keel/Cbrd.
Rigging Type:
Gaffhead Sloop
LOA:
24.50 ft
LWL:
15.00 ft
Beam:
6.75 ft
S.A. (reported):
242.00 ft2
Draft (max):
5.50 ft
Draft (min):
2.50 ft
Displacement:
2,800 lb
Ballast:
S.A./Disp.:
19.54
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
370.37
Construction:
Wood
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1902
Last Built:
# Built:
Builder:
Herreshoff Mfg. Co.
Designer:
Nathaniel Herreshoff
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Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
19.54
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
370.37
Comfort Ratio:
19.04
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.92

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Notes

The HERRESHOFF 15, BUZZARDS BAY 15, and the WATCH HILL 15 are similar. The drawing here shows the 'modernized rig' (devised by Sidney Herreshoff?), adopted for a few years beginning in the early 1930's.

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