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Kirk is a Cruising sailboat built by Amel and designed by Henri Amel. Her first hull was built in 1971 and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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AMEL KIRK Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft11.05 m / 36.25 ft
Builder(s)Chantiers Amel
Designer(s)Henri Amel
categoryCruising sailboat
Hull TypeMonohull
Number of Hulls Built276
First Hull Built1971
Last Hull Built1980
AppendagesKeel L-shaped keel (with bulb)
HelmSingle tiller
RudderSingle semi-spade rudder
CockpitCenter cockpit
Ballast TypeCast iron
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi masthead
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Number of Cabin(s)2
Number of Head(s)1
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal250 L / 66 gal
Ballast Ratio37.07


Overall Length (LOA) 11.05 m / 36.25 ft
Hull Length10.72 m / 35.2 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)9.08 m / 29.80 ft
Beam (width)3.00 m / 9.84 ft
Waterline Beam Width2.85 m / 9.5 ft
Maximum Transverse Section1.55 m² / 17 ft²
Draft1.63 m / 5.4 ft
Wetted Area27.52 m² / 296 ft²
Fore Freeboard1.13 m / 3.8 ft
Mid-Ship Freeboard0.83 / 2.8 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 5000 kg / 11023 lb
Maximum Displacement6500 kg / 14330 lb
Ballast Weight1930 kg / 4255 lb


Critical Hull Speed7.12 knots
Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.75
Comfort Ratio26.56
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)193.39
Ballast Ratio37.07
Sail Area to Displacement18
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement18.13 m²/T / 195 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement31.41 m²/T / 338 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL14.6 m / 47.11 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders1
Spreaders Angle0 °
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire continuous
Reported Sail Area52.95 m² / 570.00 ft²
Upwind Sail Area53 m² / 570 ft²
Downwind Sail Area91.85 m² / 989 ft²
Mainsail Area19.85 m² / 214 ft²
Genoa Area33.15 m² / 357 ft²

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Fuel typeDiesel

Below Deck

Maximum Headroom5.11 ft * 1.8 m