NORTH AMERICAN 23

NORTH AMERICAN 23 photo NORTH AMERICAN 23 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Keel/Cbrd.
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
23.00 ft / 7.01 m
LWL:
20.00 ft / 6.10 m
Beam:
7.92 ft / 2.41 m
S.A. (reported):
215.00 ft2 / 19.97 m2
Draft (max):
5.00 ft / 1.52 m
Draft (min):
2.00 ft / 0.61 m
Displacement:
2,800 lb / 1,270 kg
Ballast:
800 lb / 363 kg
S.A./Disp.:
17.36
Bal./Disp.:
28.57
Disp./Len.:
156.25
Construction:
FG
First Built:
1976
Last Built:
1978
Builder:
Glastron/North American Yachts
Designer:
Robert Finch

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
17.36
Bal./Disp.:
28.57
Disp./Len.:
156.25
Comfort Ratio:
13.15
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.25
S#:
3.33

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
25.00 ft / 7.62 m
J:
8.67 ft / 2.64 m
P:
22.50 ft / 6.86 m
E:
9.50 ft / 2.90 m
S.A. Fore:
108.38 ft2 / 10.07 m2
S.A. Main:
106.88 ft2 / 9.93 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
215.25 ft2 / 20.00 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
17.38
Est. Forestay Len.:
26.46 ft / 8.07 m

Notes

North American Yachts was a division of Glastron, one of the largest builders of powerboats in the US.
Later known as the SPIRIT 23.

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