KIRBY 23

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
23.00 ft / 7.01 m
LWL:
18.80 ft / 5.73 m
Beam:
7.75 ft / 2.36 m
S.A. (reported):
271.00 ft2 / 25.18 m2
Draft (max):
3.92 ft / 1.19 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
2,400 lb / 1,089 kg
Ballast:
900 lb / 408 kg
S.A./Disp.:
24.25
Bal./Disp.:
37.50
Disp./Len.:
161.25
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1985
Last Built:
# Built:
6
Builder:
Ross Marine
Designer:
Bruce Kirby
Website:

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
24.25
Bal./Disp.:
37.50
Disp./Len.:
161.25
Comfort Ratio:
12.08
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.32

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
25.75 ft / 7.85 m
J:
8.67 ft / 2.64 m
P:
28.00 ft / 8.53 m
E:
11.50 ft / 3.51 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
111.63 ft2 / 10.37 m2
S.A. Main:
161.00 ft2 / 14.96 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
272.63 ft2 / 25.33 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
24.39
Est. Forestay Len.:
27.17 ft / 8.28 m

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Notes

The KIRBY 23 is a cruising version of the SONAR (One-design). Similar to BLAZER 23.

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