POITIN 24 (ABLE)

POITIN 24 (ABLE) photo POITIN 24 (ABLE) drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/transom hung rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
24.00 ft / 7.32 m
LWL:
19.50 ft / 5.94 m
Beam:
10.00 ft / 3.05 m
S.A. (reported):
265.00 ft2 / 24.62 m2
Draft (max):
4.00 ft / 1.22 m
Displacement:
3,750 lb / 1,701 kg
Ballast:
1,720 lb / 780 kg
S.A./Disp.:
17.61
Bal./Disp.:
45.87
Disp./Len.:
225.78
Construction:
FG
First Built:
1975
Builder:
Able Shipwrights Inc. (USA)
Designer:
Bob Evelyn

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
17.61
Bal./Disp.:
45.87
Disp./Len.:
225.78
Comfort Ratio:
12.94
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.58
S#:
2.49

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
31.00 ft / 9.45 m
J:
10.30 ft / 3.14 m
P:
25.50 ft / 7.77 m
E:
8.30 ft / 2.53 m
S.A. Fore:
159.65 ft2 / 14.83 m2
S.A. Main:
105.83 ft2 / 9.83 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
265.48 ft2 / 24.66 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
17.65
Est. Forestay Len.:
32.67 ft / 9.96 m

Notes

The 24 was commonly called Poitin (not Pointin) for most of its production.
AKA Able Poitin or Evelyn 24. At the end of the run some were built by Recreation Marine in Warren RI. Recreation marine called it the Pointin 24 (not Poitin)
(Thanks to Even Ide for updates.)

Masthead or fractional rig. Boats were built on a semi-custom basis and all dimensions vary.
Fractional rig:
I: 28.0'
J: 8.8'
P: 30.0'
E: 11.0'

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