WATCH HILL 15

WATCH HILL 15 photo

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Keel/Cbrd.
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
24.50 ft / 7.47 m
LWL:
15.00 ft / 4.57 m
Beam:
6.75 ft / 2.06 m
S.A. (reported):
340.00 ft2 / 31.59 m2
Draft (max):
5.50 ft / 1.68 m
Draft (min):
2.50 ft / 0.76 m
Displacement:
2,800 lb / 1,270 kg
Ballast:
1,000 lb / 454 kg
S.A./Disp.:
27.45
Bal./Disp.:
35.71
Disp./Len.:
370.37
Construction:
Wood/FG
Ballast Type:
First Built:
1922
Last Built:
# Built:
Builder:
Herreshoff Manufacturing Co. (USA)
Designer:
Nathaniel Herreshoff/Sidney Herreshoff
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Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
27.45
Bal./Disp.:
35.71
Disp./Len.:
370.37
Comfort Ratio:
19.04
Capsize Screening Formula:
1.92

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Notes

Based on the BUZZARDS BAY 15 (1899).
Beginning in 1969, the Frank Hall Boat Yard in Avondale, RI built 25 Watch Hill 15s of fiberglass to the original 1922 design. These have been actively raced at the Watch Hill Yacht Club, RI, USA.



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