WHITING 1/4 TON (MAGIC BUS)

WHITING 1/4 TON (MAGIC BUS) photo

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin w/spade rudder
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
25.58 ft / 7.80 m
LWL:
19.68 ft / 6.00 m
S.A. (reported):
247.00 ft2 / 22.95 m2
Beam:
9.12 ft / 2.78 m
Draft (max):
4.82 ft / 1.47 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
2,271 lb / 1,030 kg
Ballast:
800 lb / 363 kg
S.A./Disp.:
22.93
Bal./Disp.:
35.23
Disp./Len.:
133.01
Construction:
FG/ply
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1977
Last Built:
# Built:
Builder:
Whiting Yachts (NZ)
Designer:
Paul Whiting
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Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
22.93
Bal./Disp.:
35.23
Disp./Len.:
133.01
Comfort Ratio:
8.61

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
21.00 ft / 6.40 m
J:
7.87 ft / 2.40 m
P:
30.10 ft / 9.17 m
E:
11.15 ft / 3.40 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
82.64 ft2 / 7.68 m2
S.A. Main:
167.81 ft2 / 15.59 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
250.44 ft2 / 23.27 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
23.25
Est. Forestay Len.:
22.43 ft / 6.84 m
Mast Height from DWL:
36.75 ft / 11.20 m

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Notes

Production version of 1976 Int. 1/4 ton cup winner,'Magic Bus' (Corpus Christie, TX USA). Available in cruising and racing versions. Photo is of 'Magic Bus'.



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