NEWPORT 20

NEWPORT 20 photo

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/transom hung rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
20.00 ft / 6.10 m
LWL:
18.00 ft / 5.49 m
S.A. (reported):
197.00 ft2 / 18.30 m2
Beam:
7.50 ft / 2.29 m
Draft (max):
3.33 ft / 1.01 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
2,500 lb / 1,134 kg
Ballast:
990 lb / 449 kg
S.A./Disp.:
17.15
Bal./Disp.:
39.60
Disp./Len.:
191.37
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1968
Last Built:
# Built:
4
Builder:
Lindsey Plastics/Capital Yachts Inc. (USA)
Designer:
Gary Mull
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Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
17.15
Bal./Disp.:
39.60
Disp./Len.:
191.37
Comfort Ratio:
14.18

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
25.00 ft / 7.62 m
J:
8.30 ft / 2.53 m
P:
21.20 ft / 6.46 m
E:
8.80 ft / 2.68 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
103.75 ft2 / 9.64 m2
S.A. Main:
93.28 ft2 / 8.67 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
197.03 ft2 / 18.30 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
17.16
Est. Forestay Len.:
26.34 ft / 8.03 m

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Notes

We've heard from a man who tried to sail one to Hawaii. According to a former Capital Yachts employee, only 3-4 were ever built. (all with a fixed keel) 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)



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