LARCHMONT O CLASS

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Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin Keel
Rigging Type:
Gaffhead Sloop
LOA:
59.83 ft / 18.24 m
LWL:
38.50 ft / 11.73 m
Beam:
12.00 ft / 3.66 m
S.A. (reported):
1,700.00 ft2 / 157.94 m2
Draft (max):
7.83 ft / 2.39 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
35,500 lb / 16,103 kg
Ballast:
18,000 lb / 8,165 kg
S.A./Disp.:
25.29
Bal./Disp.:
50.70
Disp./Len.:
277.71
Construction:
Wood
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1917
Last Built:
# Built:
6
Builder:
Wood & McClure (USA)
Designer:
Willliam Gardner
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Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
25.29
Bal./Disp.:
50.70
Disp./Len.:
277.71
Comfort Ratio:
44.64
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.46

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Notes

Designed to the Universal rule though this was a one-design class commissioned by members of the Larchmont Y.C. (East Coast USA)
Not actually raced as a class until the end of WW1 (1918)
A marconi sloop rig was adopted around 1928 (also designed by Gardner).
Last reported fleet racing took place in 1938.
Boats were seen into the late 1950's.

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