KELLS 23

KELLS 23 photo KELLS 23 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Swing Keel
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
22.92 ft / 6.99 m
LWL:
18.00 ft / 5.49 m
S.A. (reported):
199.00 ft2 / 18.49 m2
Beam:
7.58 ft / 2.31 m
Draft (max):
5.00 ft / 1.52 m
Draft (min):
0.92 ft / 0.28 m
Displacement:
2,600 lb / 1,179 kg
Ballast:
525 lb / 238 kg
S.A./Disp.:
16.88
Bal./Disp.:
20.19
Disp./Len.:
199.03
Construction:
FG w/balsa cored deck
Ballast Type:
Iron
First Built:
1971
Last Built:
1980
# Built:
Builder:
Kells Corp. (USA)
Designer:
Paul A. Lindh
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Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
16.88
Bal./Disp.:
20.19
Disp./Len.:
199.03
Comfort Ratio:
13.89

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
22.60 ft / 6.89 m
J:
8.80 ft / 2.68 m
P:
21.00 ft / 6.40 m
E:
9.50 ft / 2.90 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
99.44 ft2 / 9.24 m2
S.A. Main:
99.75 ft2 / 9.27 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
199.19 ft2 / 18.51 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
16.90
Est. Forestay Len.:
24.25 ft / 7.39 m

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Notes

A shallow draft keel version was also available. (also trailable). Kells Corp. was located in Tiverton, RI, USA. Little else is known about the company. A KELLS 22 also exists which is clearly different in appearance but even less is known about it.



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