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Sailboat Specifications for FORD - CHALLENGER 15

Technical Specifications

Hull Type
Centerboard Dinghy
LOA
15ft.
4.57m.
LWL
14ft.
4.27m.
Beam
5.5ft.
1.68m.
Draft(min)
0.58ft.
0.18m.
Draft(max)
3.67ft.
1.12m.
Displacement
385lbs.
175kgs.

Production

Designer
F. S. Ford
Builder
Leon F. Irish Co. (USA)
Construction Material
Fiberglass
Production Start
1970

Rigging and Sails

Rig Type
Fractional Sloop
Listed Sail Area
144sq.ft.
13.38sq.m.

Performance Calculations

Maximum Hull Speed
5.01 kts.
Capsize Screening Formula
3.02
Sail Area/Displacement (SA/D)
43.54
(High-Performance Racer)
Displacement/Length (D/L)
62.64
(Light Displacement)
Motion Comfort Ratio
4.02

Note: The performance calculations are theoretical numbers which are calculated off the specifications of the vessel and should be used for educational purposes only. For actual performance statistics contact the manufacturer of the vessel.

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