SIDEWINDER 16

SIDEWINDER 16 photo SIDEWINDER 16 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Centerboard Dinghy
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
15.50 ft / 4.72 m
LWL:
14.33 ft / 4.37 m
Beam:
4.50 ft / 1.37 m
S.A. (reported):
108.00 ft2 / 10.03 m2
Draft (max):
3.00 ft / 0.91 m
Draft (min):
0.42 ft / 0.13 m
Displacement:
175 lb / 79 kg
S.A./Disp.:
55.27
Disp./Len.:
26.55
Construction:
FG
First Built:
1969
Builder:
MFG Boats (USA)
Designer:
J. R. Macalpine-Downie/Dick Gibbs

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
55.27
Disp./Len.:
26.55
Comfort Ratio:
2.48
Capsize Screening Formula:
3.22

Notes

The SIDEWINDER was the company's most successful sailboat model. The design has an interesting feature that allows the pivot point for the centerboard to be adjusted fore and aft for sailing under the sloop or cat rig.

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