SEAVIEW MERMAID

SEAVIEW MERMAID photo SEAVIEW MERMAID drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin Keel
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
24.50 ft / 7.47 m
LWL:
17.25 ft / 5.26 m
Beam:
6.00 ft / 1.83 m
S.A. (reported):
250.00 ft2 / 23.23 m2
Draft (max):
3.50 ft / 1.07 m
Displacement:
3,307 lb / 1,500 kg
S.A./Disp.:
18.07
Disp./Len.:
287.62
Construction:
Wood
First Built:
1921
Builder:
Woodnutt & Co. Ltd. (UK)
Designer:
Alfred Westmacott

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
18.07
Disp./Len.:
287.62
Comfort Ratio:
24.17
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.61

Notes

There has been a SEAVIEW class racing on the Solent (Isle of Wight) since 1909.
Boats have been replaced several times:
This version is loosely based on the one designed by Alfred Westmacot in 1922.
Class history:
1909: Design-G.U. Laws, Builder- Arthur Taylor, gaffhead sloop with bowsprit,wood (individually owned)
1922: New design. A. Westmacott - Woodnutts, bermudian/marconi sloop, wood (club ownership arrangement established)
1962: cold-molded plywood replacement, updated by Arthur Robb.
late-1990’s: Fiberglass replacement overseen by David Thomas.

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