NORDICA 16

NORDICA 16 photo NORDICA 16 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Double-ended with long keel
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
15.50 ft / 4.72 m
LWL:
13.08 ft / 3.99 m
Beam:
6.17 ft / 1.88 m
S.A. (reported):
130.00 ft2 / 12.08 m2
Draft (max):
1.67 ft / 0.51 m
Displacement:
925 lb / 420 kg
Ballast:
400 lb / 181 kg
S.A./Disp.:
21.95
Bal./Disp.:
43.24
Disp./Len.:
184.53
Construction:
FG
First Built:
1975
# Built:
400
Builder:
Exe Fibercraft (CAN)
Designer:
Ole Jensen

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
21.95
Bal./Disp.:
43.24
Disp./Len.:
184.53
Comfort Ratio:
9.16
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.54
S#:
3.24

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
15.50 ft / 4.72 m
J:
5.50 ft / 1.68 m
P:
18.00 ft / 5.49 m
E:
8.33 ft / 2.54 m
S.A. Fore:
42.63 ft2 / 3.96 m2
S.A. Main:
74.97 ft2 / 6.96 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
117.60 ft2 / 10.92 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
19.85
Est. Forestay Len.:
16.45 ft / 5.01 m
Mast Height from DWL:
20.17 ft / 6.15 m

Notes

Nearly all documents, including builder's brochures list LOA as 15.5'. We have seen one builder's brochure stating the LOA is 16' including rudder.
Derived from the Swedish built LYNAES 14.
Similar versions:
DANICA 16. (25 built)
MIDGET 15, Lynæs Shipyard Ltd.,Germany.
OOSTZEEJOL (15)
Thanks to Jack Gutter for providing information.

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