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
S.A. (reported):
250.00 ft2 / 23.23 m2
Beam:
6.00 ft / 1.83 m
Draft (max):
3.50 ft / 1.07 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
3,307 lb / 1,500 kg
Ballast:
S.A./Disp.:
18.07
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
287.62
Construction:
Wood
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1921
Last Built:
# Built:
Builder:
Woodnutt & Co. Ltd. (UK)
Designer:
Westmacott/Robb/Thomas
Website:

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
18.07
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
287.62
Comfort Ratio:
24.17

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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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