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HERRESHOFF 12 1/2

HERRESHOFF 12 1/2 built by Herreshoff Manufacturing Co. and designed by Nathaniel G. Herreshoff. Her first hull was built in 1914 with an overall lengh of 4.82 m or 15.83 ft long

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HERRESHOFF 12 1/2 Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft4.82 m / 15.83 ft
Builder(s)Herreshoff Manufacturing Co.
Designer(s)Nathaniel G. Herreshoff
BrandHerreshoff
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeLong keel w/trans. hung rudder
Number of Hulls Built400
First Hull Built1914
Last Hull Built1948
Ballast TypeLead
Rigging TypeGaffhead Sloop
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Ballast Ratio58.8

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 4.82 m / 15.83 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)3.81 m / 12.50 ft
Beam (width)1.78 m / 5.83 ft
Draft0.76 m / 2.50 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 567 kg / 1250 lb
Maximum Displacement567 kg / 1250 lb
Ballast Weight333 kg / 735 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)2.17
Comfort Ratio13.66
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)285.71
Ballast Ratio58.8
Sail Area to Displacement19.34

Above Deck

Reported Sail Area13.01 m² / 140.00 ft²
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