SPARROW 16

SPARROW 16 drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/transom hung rudder
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
16.33 ft / 4.98 m
LWL:
14.50 ft / 4.42 m
S.A. (reported):
127.00 ft2 / 11.80 m2
Beam:
6.50 ft / 1.98 m
Draft (max):
1.83 ft / 0.56 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
900 lb / 408 kg
Ballast:
350 lb / 159 kg
S.A./Disp.:
21.84
Bal./Disp.:
38.89
Disp./Len.:
131.79
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
lead/concrete
First Built:
1978
Last Built:
# Built:
150
Builder:
Northshore Marine (USA)
Designer:
Ron Holder
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Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
21.84
Bal./Disp.:
38.89
Disp./Len.:
131.79
Comfort Ratio:
7.63

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
15.92 ft / 4.85 m
J:
5.25 ft / 1.60 m
P:
17.42 ft / 5.31 m
E:
7.75 ft / 2.36 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
41.79 ft2 / 3.88 m2
S.A. Main:
67.50 ft2 / 6.27 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
109.29 ft2 / 10.15 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
18.79
Est. Forestay Len.:
16.76 ft / 5.11 m

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Notes

Originaly called the GUPPY 16 built by Melon Marine. Very few were built before the molds were aquired by Northshore Marine (USA). Thanks to Christine for updated information.(first built date).



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