SPACESAILER 18

SPACESAILER 18 photo

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/transom hung rudder
Rigging Type:
Masthead Sloop
LOA:
18.00 ft / 5.49 m
LWL:
16.17 ft / 4.93 m
Beam:
6.83 ft / 2.08 m
S.A. (reported):
120.00 ft2 / 11.15 m2
Draft (max):
3.50 ft / 1.07 m
Displacement:
1,650 lb / 748 kg
Ballast:
500 lb / 227 kg
S.A./Disp.:
13.78
Bal./Disp.:
30.30
Disp./Len.:
174.22
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Cast iron
First Built:
1976
Builder:
Swarbrick Brothers (AU) Laurie Simms(USA)
Designer:
Kim Swarbrick

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
13.78
Bal./Disp.:
30.30
Disp./Len.:
174.22
Comfort Ratio:
11.79
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.31

Notes

More than 100 were built under license in Missoula, MT by Laurie Simms.
The Simms built boats vary slightly from those built in Australia.
Disp: 1100 lbs.
Ballast: 400 lbs.
Beam: 7.0 ft.
Draft: 3.0 ft.
Photo from The True North Sailing Club website is of a Simms built Spacesailer 18.

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