MINUET

MINUET drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin Keel
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
18.33 ft / 5.59 m
LWL:
12.83 ft / 3.91 m
Beam:
5.42 ft / 1.65 m
S.A. (reported):
127.00 ft2 / 11.80 m2
Draft (max):
2.92 ft / 0.89 m
Displacement:
1,000 lb / 454 kg
Ballast:
420 lb / 191 kg
S.A./Disp.:
20.36
Bal./Disp.:
42.00
Disp./Len.:
211.38
Construction:
FG
First Built:
1967
Last Built:
1987
Builder:
McVay Fiberglass Yachts (CAN)
Designer:
G. William McVay Sr.
Website:
mcvayminuet.wordpress.com

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
20.36
Bal./Disp.:
42.00
Disp./Len.:
211.38
Comfort Ratio:
11.22
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.17
S#:
2.93

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
15.75 ft / 4.80 m
J:
6.00 ft / 1.83 m
P:
18.33 ft / 5.59 m
E:
8.67 ft / 2.64 m
S.A. Fore:
47.25 ft2 / 4.39 m2
S.A. Main:
79.46 ft2 / 7.38 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
126.71 ft2 / 11.77 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
20.31
Est. Forestay Len.:
16.85 ft / 5.14 m
Mast Height from DWL:
21.00 ft / 6.40 m

Notes

Built by McVay Fiberglass Yachts at a number of locations until 1987?.
A teak deck was available as an option.
A keel/cb, more easily trailered version, was also offered.
Hull design said to be the basis of the VICTORIA 18.
Thanks to MINUET owner Jack Gutter for providing information on this yacht.

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