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BLUENOSE

BLUENOSE built by McVay Fiberglass Yachts (CAN) and designed by W. J. Roué. Her first hull was built in 1946 with an overall lengh of 7.14 m or 23.42 ft long

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BLUENOSE Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft7.14 m / 23.42 ft
Builder(s)McVay Fiberglass Yachts
Designer(s)W. J. Roué
CountryCanada
Hull TypeFin Keel
Number of Hulls Built180
First Hull Built1946
Rigging TypeFractional Sloop
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Ballast Ratio39.02

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 7.14 m / 23.42 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)4.88 m / 16.00 ft
Beam (width)1.91 m / 6.25 ft
Draft1.12 m / 3.67 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 930 kg / 2050 lb
Maximum Displacement930 kg / 2050 lb
Ballast Weight363 kg / 800 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.97
Comfort Ratio15.12
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)223.43
Ballast Ratio39.02
Sail Area to Displacement21.66

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length6.44 m / 21.12 ft
Reported Sail Area20.25 m² / 218.00 ft²
Total Sail Area20.98 m² / 225.80 ft²
Mainsail Area14.66 m² / 157.80 ft²
I20.00 ft * 6.10 m
J6.80 ft * 2.07 m
P26.30 ft * 8.02 m
E12.00 ft * 3.66 m
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