NORTHEAST HARBOR A CLASS

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin Keel
Rigging Type:
Gaffhead Sloop
LOA:
27.50 ft / 8.38 m
LWL:
17.00 ft / 5.18 m
Beam:
7.25 ft / 2.21 m
S.A. (reported):
368.00 ft2 / 34.19 m2
Draft (max):
4.00 ft / 1.22 m
Displacement:
3,100 lb / 1,406 kg
S.A./Disp.:
27.77
Disp./Len.:
281.69
Construction:
Wood planked
First Built:
1911
Last Built:
1932
# Built:
50
Builder:
G. Lawley/Rice Brothers (USA)
Designer:
Edwin A. Boardman

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
27.77
Disp./Len.:
281.69
Comfort Ratio:
16.98
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.99

Notes

The design was commissioned by members of the Eastern YC at Marblehead, MA., and originally called the EASTERN YC 17.
By the 1920's, all the original boats had been sold to summer residents at Northeast Harbor on Mt. Dessert Island, ME.

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