KINGFISHER 30

KINGFISHER 30 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
29.99 ft / 9.14 m
LWL:
25.00 ft / 7.62 m
S.A. (reported):
312.00 ft2 / 28.99 m2
Beam:
8.99 ft / 2.74 m
Draft (max):
3.74 ft / 1.14 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
10,150 lb / 4,604 kg
Ballast:
8,598 lb / 3,900 kg
S.A./Disp.:
10.68
Bal./Disp.:
84.71
Disp./Len.:
290.00
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1970
Last Built:
# Built:
Builder:
Westfield Engineering Co. (UK)
Designer:
R. A. G. Nierop
Website:

Auxiliary Power/Water (orig. equip.)

Make:
Watermota
Model:
Type:
Diesel
HP:
29

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
10.68
Bal./Disp.:
84.71
Disp./Len.:
290.00
Comfort Ratio:
31.76

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Notes

KINGFISHER 30 (Mk1a) 1964 Spade rudder hung through the aft end of the cockpit. Keels missing the plate aft. Keels splayed more than the Mk2. KINGFISHER 30 (Mk1b) 1965 to 1966. Rudder hung through the aft end of the cockpit supported by a skeg. Keels missing the plate aft. Keels splayed more than the Mk2. Single backstay KINGFISHER 30 (Mk1c) 1966 to 1967. Rudder hung through the aft end of the cockpit supported by a skeg. Extra plates fitted to aft of keels. Single backstay although some were modified to twin. KINGFISHER 30 (Mk2) 1967 to 1978. Sail Numbers to 67 Full Skeg rudder, rudder shaft fitted through aft cabin, extra plates added to aft end of keels. Some modifications to later boats included the engine access plate through the cockpit sole KINGFISHER 30s 197x to 1978. Sail Numbers as K30 but with ''S'' at the end of the number. Sail number 60''s'' is the oldest member number. Taller mast and more ballast. Enclosed forecabin shelf. KINGFISHER 30JR Single masted Chinese rig designed by famed H.G."Blondie" Hasler in 1978. Few were produced. KINGFISHER 30JR Schooner, 1972. As K30 Mk2 but a junk rigged schooner.



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