HERRESHOFF 15

HERRESHOFF 15 photo HERRESHOFF 15 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Keel/Cbrd.
Rigging Type:
Gaffhead Sloop
LOA:
7.47 m
LWL:
4.57 m
Beam:
2.06 m
S.A. (reported):
22.48 m2
Draft (max):
1.68 m
Draft (min):
0.76 m
Displacement:
1,270 kg
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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