SILHOUETTE MK II

SILHOUETTE MK II drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Twin Keel
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
17.25 ft / 5.26 m
LWL:
14.00 ft / 4.27 m
Beam:
6.58 ft / 2.01 m
S.A. (reported):
117.00 ft2 / 10.87 m2
Draft (max):
1.67 ft / 0.51 m
Displacement:
1,100 lb / 499 kg
Ballast:
300 lb / 136 kg
S.A./Disp.:
17.60
Bal./Disp.:
27.27
Disp./Len.:
178.96
Construction:
Plywood/FG
Ballast Type:
Cast Iron
First Built:
1958
Last Built:
1966
# Built:
1830
Builder:
Ferrier Marine/Hurley Marine Ltd. (UK)
Designer:
Robert Tucker

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Stuart-Turner
HP:
4

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
17.60
Bal./Disp.:
27.27
Disp./Len.:
178.96
Comfort Ratio:
9.22
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.55

Accommodations

Headroom:
3.60 ft / 1.10 m

Notes

A fin keel version (displayed here) draws 2.67', but most were built with bilge (twin) keels.
Early boats were plywood. A fiberglass version was introduced around 1963. The later, fiberglass Mk III version was the result of a major re-design and was built by Hurley Marine Ltd..

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