KINGFISHER 30

KINGFISHER 30

Beta Marine

Beta Marine

Sailboat Specifications

Definitions
Hull Type: Twin Keel
Rigging Type: Masthead Sloop
LOA: 30.00 ft
LWL: 25.00 ft
S.A. (reported): 450.00 ft²
Beam: 9.00 ft
Displacement: 8,625.00 lb
Ballast: 1,524.00 lb
Max Draft: 3.92 ft
Construction: GRP
Ballast Type: Lead
First Built: 1964
Builder: Westfield Engineering Co. (UK)
Designer: R. A. G. Nierop

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Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make: Watermota
Type: Diesel
HP: 29
Fuel: 60 gals

Accomodations

Water: 20 gals
Headroom: 6.25 ft

Sailboat Calculations

Definitions
S.A. / Displ.: 17.18
Bal. / Displ.: 17.67
Disp: / Len: 246.43
Comfort Ratio: 26.94
Capsize Screening Formula: 1.76
Hull Speed: 6.70 kn
Pounds/Inch Immersion: 803.95 pounds/inch

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2 nd ad half width

3rd ad full width

Sailboat Links

Designers: R.A.G. Nierop
Builders: Westfield Engineering Co. (Marine) Ltd.
Associations: Kingfisher Yacht Owners Assoc.
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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.

Available with 40 gal. water tank.

Sail area:
-Main: 200 ft² / 18.58 m²
-Jib: 120 ft² / 11.15 m²
Genoa: 250 ft² / 23.23 m²
Storm jib: 60 ft² / 5.58 m²