INTERNATIONAL FJ

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Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Centerboard Dinghy
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
13.22 ft / 4.03 m
LWL:
12.25 ft / 3.73 m
S.A. (reported):
104.00 ft2 / 9.66 m2
Beam:
5.25 ft / 1.60 m
Draft (max):
2.50 ft / 0.76 m
Draft (min):
0.58 ft / 0.18 m
Displacement:
165 lb / 75 kg
Ballast:
S.A./Disp.:
55.35
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
40.07
Construction:
Molded Plywood/FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1956
Last Built:
# Built:
4600
Builder:
Designer:
Van Essen/Gulcher
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Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
55.35
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
40.07
Comfort Ratio:
2.23

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Notes

Formerly FLYING DUTCHMAN JUNIOR, FLYING JUNIOR. As of 1980 the name was officially changed to INTERNATIONAL FJ. First built of Fiberglass in 1960. A 'Club' version (CLUB FJ) is of heavier construction with approximately the same dimensions. There have been a number of other variants including the DEMON, a stretched version of the same design, and the PIRATE, said to be a FJ hull with a TASER deck and seen mostly in Canada. (Formerly listed here as FLYING JUNIOR (INTERNATIONAL FJ).) Spinnaker Area: 8m2/86 sq.ft.



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