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BOOTHBAY CHALLENGER (ALDEN) built by Hodgdon Bros. (USA) and designed by John G. Alden & Assoc. Her first hull was built in 1968 with an overall lengh of 17.86 m or 58.58 ft long

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BOOTHBAY CHALLENGER (ALDEN) Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft17.86 m / 58.58 ft
Builder(s)Hodgdon Bros.
Designer(s)John G. Alden & Assoc
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeKeel/Cbrd.
Number of Hulls Built14
First Hull Built1968
Last Hull Built1976
Ballast TypeLead
Rigging TypeMasthead Ketch
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal1893 L / 500 gal
Ballast Ratio22.14


Overall Length (LOA) 17.86 m / 58.58 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)12.50 m / 41.00 ft
Beam (width)4.62 m / 15.17 ft
Draft3.73 m / 12.25 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 24176 kg / 53300 lb
Maximum Displacement24176 kg / 53300 lb
Ballast Weight5352 kg / 11800 lb


Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.62
Comfort Ratio47.62
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)345.25
Ballast Ratio22.14
Sail Area to Displacement17.41

Above Deck

Reported Sail Area142.51 m² / 1534.00 ft²
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