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Sailboat Specifications for KELLS 23

Technical Specifications

Hull Type
Swing Keel
LOA
22.92ft.
6.99m.
LWL
18ft.
5.49m.
Beam
7.58ft.
2.31m.
Draft(min)
0.92ft.
0.28m.
Draft(max)
5ft.
1.52m.
Displacement
2600lbs.
1179kgs.
Ballast
525lbs.
238kgs.
Iron

Production

Designer
Paul A. Lindh
Builder
Kells Corp. (USA)
Construction Material
Fiberglass
Production Start
1971
Production End
1980

Rigging and Sails

Rig Type
Fractional Sloop
Listed Sail Area
192sq.ft.
17.84sq.m.
Fore Sail Area
92.4sq.ft.
8.58sq.m.
I
21ft.
6.4m.
J
8.8ft.
2.68m.
E
9.5ft.
2.9m.
P
21ft.
6.4m.
Sail to Displacement Ratio
16.30

Performance Calculations

Maximum Hull Speed
5.69 kts.
Capsize Screening Formula
2.2
Sail Area/Displacement (SA/D)
16.25
(Cruiser-Racer)
Displacement/Length (D/L)
199.03
(Light Displacement)
Motion Comfort Ratio
12.94

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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