ZIP

ZIP drawing

Sailboat Specifications


Hull Type:
Fin Keel
Rigging Type:
Fractional Sloop
LOA:
17.00 ft / 5.18 m
LWL:
16.00 ft / 4.88 m
Beam:
6.00 ft / 1.83 m
S.A. (reported):
130.00 ft2 / 12.08 m2
Draft (max):
2.00 ft / 0.61 m
Displacement:
1,000 lb / 454 kg
S.A./Disp.:
20.84
Disp./Len.:
108.99
Construction:
Wood /FG single chine
First Built:
1933
# Built:
1000
Builder:
Brainard Boat Works/Zip Sloops Inc. (USA)
Designer:
Harold Brainard

Sailboat Calculations

S.A./Disp.:
20.84
Disp./Len.:
108.99
Comfort Ratio:
8.71
Capsize Screening Formula:
2.40
S#:
4.66

Notes

Originally sailed primarily on the east coast USA.
The ZIP was available in keel and centerboard versions.
A Fiberglass version was introduced in 1961
(Zip Sloops Inc. 1580 NE 125th ST, North Miami FL USA 33161).
Brainard Boat Works was located at Clinton, CT USA.

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