INTERNATIONAL 500

INTERNATIONAL 500 photo INTERNATIONAL 500 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Long Keel
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
32.00 ft / 9.75 m
LWL:
23.50 ft / 7.16 m
Beam:
8.67 ft / 2.64 m
S.A. (reported):
496.00 ft2 / 46.08 m2
Draft (max):
4.75 ft / 1.45 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
11,200 lb / 5,080 kg
Ballast:
S.A./Disp.:
15.91
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
385.27
Construction:
Wood/FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1960
Last Built:
# Built:
14
Builder:
DeDood and Sohn Yacht und Boatwerks (GER)
Designer:
Robert G. Henry Jr.
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Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
15.91
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
385.27
Comfort Ratio:
37.41
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.55

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
38.50 ft / 11.73 m
J:
12.00 ft / 3.66 m
P:
35.50 ft / 10.82 m
E:
15.50 ft / 4.72 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
231.00 ft2 / 21.46 m2
S.A. Main:
275.13 ft2 / 25.56 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
506.13 ft2 / 47.02 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
16.23
Est. Forestay Len.:
40.33 ft / 12.29 m

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Notes

14 INTERNATIONAL 500s built by DeDood were delivered to various yacht brokers and shipyards along the Eastern Seaboard of the United States during the late 1950s and early 1960s. Later, some were built of Fiberglass.

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