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CHALLENGER 15 (FORD)

CHALLENGER 15 (FORD) built by Leon F. Irish Co. (USA) and designed by F. S. Ford. Her first hull was built in 1960 with an overall lengh of 4.57 m or 15.00 ft long

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CHALLENGER 15 (FORD) Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft4.57 m / 15.00 ft
Builder(s)Leon F. Irish Co.
Designer(s)F. S. Ford
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeCenterboard Dinghy
First Hull Built1960
Last Hull Built1982
Rigging TypeFractional Sloop
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 4.57 m / 15.00 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)4.27 m / 14.00 ft
Beam (width)1.68 m / 5.50 ft
Draft1.12 m / 3.67 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 175 kg / 385 lb
Maximum Displacement175 kg / 385 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)3.03
Comfort Ratio4.29
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)62.64
Sail Area to Displacement43.59

Above Deck

Reported Sail Area13.38 m² / 144.00 ft²
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