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ASTUS 16.5 SPORT

Astus 16.5 Sport is a Coastal sport/beach trimaran built by Astus Boats and designed by VPLP Design. Her first hull was built in 2016 and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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ASTUS 16.5 SPORT Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Builder(s)Astus Boats
Designer(s)VPLP Design
BrandAstus
VersionSport
categoryCoastal sport/beach trimaran
CountryFrance
Hull TypeTrimaran
First Hull Built2016
Last Hull BuiltStill in production
AppendagesCenterboard daggerboard (main hull)
HelmSingle tiller
RudderSingle transom hung rudder (main hull)
CockpitOpen aft cockpit
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi (square top mainsail) fractional
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableYes

Dimensions

Hull Length4.94 m / 16.2 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)4.9 m / 16.1 ft
Beam (width)3.8 m / 12.6 ft
Draft1.1 m / 3.7 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 210 kg / 463 lb

Performance

Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)51
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement48.12 m²/T / 518 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement89.16 m²/T / 960 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL8.2 m / 26.11 ft
Rotating SparsYes
Number of Levels of Spreaders1
Spreaders AngleSwept-back (diamond)
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars (carbon fiber spars as an option)
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire continuous
Upwind Sail Area17 m² / 183 ft²
Downwind Sail Area31.5 m² / 339 ft²
Mainsail Area11.5 m² / 124 ft²

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 outboard engine
Engine(s) Power3 HP
Fuel typeGas
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