NIAGARA 31

NIAGARA 31 photo NIAGARA 31 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
31.25 ft / 9.53 m
LWL:
24.25 ft / 7.39 m
Beam:
10.25 ft / 3.12 m
S.A. (reported):
492.00 ft2 / 45.71 m2
Draft (max):
5.00 ft / 1.52 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
8,000 lb / 3,629 kg
Ballast:
3,550 lb / 1,610 kg
S.A./Disp.:
19.74
Bal./Disp.:
44.38
Disp./Len.:
250.44
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1977
Last Built:
# Built:
100
Builder:
Hinterhoeller Yachts Ltd. (CAN)
Designer:
German Frers
Website:

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Volvo
Model:
Type:
Diesel
HP:
13

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
19.74
Bal./Disp.:
44.38
Disp./Len.:
250.44
Comfort Ratio:
21.14
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.05

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
43.00 ft / 13.11 m
J:
12.40 ft / 3.78 m
P:
36.00 ft / 10.97 m
E:
12.50 ft / 3.81 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
266.60 ft2 / 24.77 m2
S.A. Main:
225.00 ft2 / 20.90 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
491.60 ft2 / 45.67 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
19.73
Est. Forestay Len.:
44.75 ft / 13.64 m

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Notes

Until hull number 50, Niagara 31s were powered by a 13-hp Volvo diesel saildrive unit. Later models were powered by a Westerbeke 22-hp v-drive.



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