HOOD 23

HOOD 23 photo HOOD 23 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
23.62 ft / 7.20 m
LWL:
20.00 ft / 6.10 m
Beam:
7.87 ft / 2.40 m
S.A. (reported):
329.00 ft2 / 30.57 m2
Draft (max):
3.77 ft / 1.15 m
Displacement:
3,700 lb / 1,678 kg
Ballast:
1,850 lb / 839 kg
S.A./Disp.:
22.06
Bal./Disp.:
50.00
Disp./Len.:
206.47
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1966
Builder:
Stoddart Bros Marine (AU)
Designer:
Warwick Hood

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
22.06
Bal./Disp.:
50.00
Disp./Len.:
206.47
Comfort Ratio:
17.36
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.04

Notes

The first HOOD 23's came from Hood Boating Company Ltd.
The majority were built at Stoddart Brothers Marine in Queensland.
The design was updated in 1972 and there are at least 4 versions: raised deck (as shown here) standard coach roof, pop-tops, those with shallow draft or keel/cb.

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