SEAVIEW MERMAID (1909)

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Long Keel
Rigging Type:
Gaffhead Sloop
LOA:
25.00 ft / 7.62 m
LWL:
17.00 ft / 5.18 m
S.A. (reported):
300.00 ft2 / 27.87 m2
Beam:
6.00 ft / 1.83 m
Draft (max):
3.00 ft / 0.91 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
3,500 lb / 1,588 kg
Ballast:
S.A./Disp.:
20.88
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
318.03
Construction:
Wood planked
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1909
Last Built:
1922
# Built:
6
Builder:
Arthur Taylor (UK)
Designer:
G. U. Laws
Website:

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
20.88
Bal./Disp.:
Disp./Len.:
318.03
Comfort Ratio:
25.61

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Notes

There has been a SEAVIEW class racing on the solent for more the a century. This is the first version built by Arthur Taylor of Sandown on the Isle of Wight. Construction details: Scottish larch on ash. Replaced in 1922: Boats have been replaced several times: 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 - Seaview YC) 1962: cold-molded plywood, Arthur Robb late-1990’s: Fiberglass. (mold for made from previous version under supervision of David Thomas)



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