S-CLASS (HERRESHOFF)

S-CLASS (HERRESHOFF) photo S-CLASS (HERRESHOFF) drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin Keel
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
27.50 ft
LWL:
20.50 ft
Beam:
7.17 ft
S.A. (reported):
431.00 ft2
Draft (max):
4.75 ft
Draft (min):
Displacement:
6,750 lb
Ballast:
3,350 lb
S.A./Disp.:
19.37
Bal./Disp.:
49.63
Disp./Len.:
349.78
Construction:
Wood planked
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1919
Last Built:
1941
# Built:
95
Builder:
Herreshoff Manufacturing Co.(USA)
Designer:
N. Herreshoff
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Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
19.37
Bal./Disp.:
49.63
Disp./Len.:
349.78
Comfort Ratio:
33.45
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.52

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
21.80 ft
J:
8.50 ft
P:
36.40 ft
E:
18.60 ft
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
92.65 ft2
S.A. Main:
338.52 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
431.17 ft2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
19.38
Est. Forestay Len.:
23.40 ft

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Notes

Commissioned by Seawanhaka Corinthian Y.C., Oyster Bay, NY, and developed as a one-design class, it was also eligible to compete with an 'S Class' handicap as defined by the Universal Rule. At last report (2006) at least 70 were still sailing.

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