NEWPORT 20

NEWPORT 20 photo

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
20.50 ft / 6.25 m
LWL:
18.00 ft / 5.49 m
Beam:
7.00 ft / 2.13 m
S.A. (reported):
196.50 ft2 / 18.26 m2
Draft (max):
3.33 ft / 1.01 m
Displacement:
2,500 lb / 1,134 kg
Ballast:
900 lb / 408 kg
S.A./Disp.:
17.11
Bal./Disp.:
36.00
Disp./Len.:
191.37
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1968
Builder:
Lindsey Plastics/Capital Yachts Inc. (USA)
Designer:
Gary Mull

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
17.11
Bal./Disp.:
36.00
Disp./Len.:
191.37
Comfort Ratio:
15.42
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.07
S#:
2.83

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
25.00 ft / 7.62 m
J:
8.33 ft / 2.54 m
P:
21.20 ft / 6.46 m
E:
8.80 ft / 2.68 m
S.A. Fore:
104.13 ft2 / 9.67 m2
S.A. Main:
93.28 ft2 / 8.67 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
197.41 ft2 / 18.34 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
17.19
Est. Forestay Len.:
26.35 ft / 8.03 m

Notes

A swing keel version, with transom hung rudder, called the Lindsey Mighty Mite, was also available.
The photo above was sent in by Chris Woodyard. It is the Newport 20 "Muckraker" which is still active in Long Beach, CA. (21 March, 2018).
Thanks to Mel Unruh for his input and updated information.

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