KINGFISHER III

KINGFISHER III drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Centerboard Dinghy
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
11.92 ft / 3.63 m
LWL:
10.67 ft / 3.25 m
S.A. (reported):
80.00 ft2 / 7.43 m2
Beam:
4.67 ft / 1.42 m
Draft (max):
3.00 ft / 0.91 m
Draft (min):
0.33 ft / 0.10 m
Displacement:
180 lb / 82 kg
Ballast:
S.A./Disp.:
40.18
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
66.15
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1960
Last Built:
# Built:
Builder:
American Fiberglass Corp. (USA)
Designer:
Philip L. Rhodes
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Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
40.18
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
66.15
Comfort Ratio:
3.23

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
12.33 ft / 3.76 m
J:
3.85 ft / 1.17 m
P:
15.25 ft / 4.65 m
E:
7.00 ft / 2.13 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
23.74 ft2 / 2.21 m2
S.A. Main:
53.38 ft2 / 4.96 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
77.11 ft2 / 7.16 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
38.73
Est. Forestay Len.:
12.92 ft / 3.94 m

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Notes

Some versions had a forward mast step enabling the boat to be sailed with a cat rig. Another model featured a lateen rig. Also sold as AMERICAN 12.



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