SWEDE 55

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Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin with rudder on skeg
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
53.00 ft
LWL:
39.00 ft
Beam:
9.58 ft
S.A. (reported):
694.00 ft2
Draft (max):
6.42 ft
Displacement:
16,640 lb
Ballast:
9,036 lb
S.A./Disp.:
17.10
Bal./Disp.:
54.30
Disp./Len.:
125.23
Construction:
FG
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1975
Last Built:
1985
# Built:
35
Builder:
Fiskars (Fiskars AB )
Designer:
Knud Reimers

Auxiliary Power/Tanks (orig. equip.)

Make:
Volvo
Model:
MD11C/110S
Type:
Diesel

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
17.10
Bal./Disp.:
54.30
Disp./Len.:
125.23
Comfort Ratio:
29.35
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.50
S#:
3.77

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
44.60 ft
J:
13.20 ft
P:
49.90 ft
E:
16.00 ft
S.A. Fore:
294.36 ft2
S.A. Main:
399.20 ft2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
693.56 ft2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
17.09
Est. Forestay Len.:
46.51 ft

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Notes

This design has a fairly convoluted history. A number of builders? Later boats were delivered with various updated rudder, keel and rig combinations.

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