YACHTING WORLD DIAMOND

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Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin Keel w/bulb
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
30.12 ft / 9.18 m
LWL:
23.95 ft / 7.30 m
S.A. (reported):
280.00 ft2 / 26.01 m2
Beam:
9.84 ft / 3.00 m
Draft (max):
4.27 ft / 1.30 m
Draft (min):
Displacement:
2,370 lb / 1,075 kg
Ballast:
1,120 lb / 508 kg
S.A./Disp.:
25.26
Bal./Disp.:
47.26
Disp./Len.:
77.02
Construction:
Plywd. Alum. FG double chine
Ballast Type:
Lead
First Built:
1961
Last Built:
# Built:
Builder:
Designer:
Jack Holt
Website:
www.ywdiamond.com.au

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
25.26
Bal./Disp.:
47.26
Disp./Len.:
77.02
Comfort Ratio:
6.75

Rig and Sail Particulars

I:
25.16 ft / 7.67 m
J:
10.00 ft / 3.05 m
P:
26.75 ft / 8.15 m
E:
11.50 ft / 3.51 m
SPL/TPS:
ISP:
S.A. Fore:
125.80 ft2 / 11.69 m2
S.A. Main:
153.81 ft2 / 14.29 m2
S.A. Total (100% Fore + Main Triangles)
279.61 ft2 / 25.98 m2
S.A./Disp. (calc.):
25.23
Est. Forestay Len.:
27.07 ft / 8.25 m

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Notes

Commissioned in 1960 by the editors of 'Yachting World' magazine for a high performance one-design open keelboat at a reasonable cost. Boats could be wood, fiberglass or aluminum. For racing, 2-4 crew with one trapeze permitted. Originally called YACHTING WORLD KEEL BOAT.



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