SNIPE

SNIPE insignia SNIPE photo SNIPE drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Daggerboard
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
15.50 ft / 4.72 m
LWL:
12.67 ft / 3.86 m
Beam:
5.00 ft / 1.52 m
S.A. (reported):
128.00 ft2 / 11.89 m2
Draft (max):
3.25 ft / 0.99 m
Draft (min):
0.50 ft / 0.15 m
Displacement:
380 lb / 172 kg
S.A./Disp.:
39.08
Disp./Len.:
83.41
Construction:
FG or Wood
First Built:
1931
# Built:
30000
Designer:
William Crosby

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
39.08
Disp./Len.:
83.41
Comfort Ratio:
5.09
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.76

Notes

Origins in the US, built, sailed and raced around the world, to this day, and one of the most popular sailing dinghies ever. (In its heyday, the largest sailboat racing class.)
See international web site for the many fleets and associations around the world.

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