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Hunter 170 is a Dinghy built by Marlow Hunter and designed by Hunter Design. Her first hull was built in 1999 and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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HUNTER 170 Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft5.21 m / 17.08 ft
Builder(s)Marlow Hunter
Designer(s)Hunter Design
BrandMarlow Hunter
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeMonohull
First Hull Built1999
Last Hull Built2011
AppendagesCenterboard pivoting centerboard
HelmSingle tiller
RudderSingle transom hung rudder
CockpitOpen aft cockpit
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi fractional
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast


Overall Length (LOA) 5.21 m / 17.08 ft
Hull Length5.18 m / 17 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)3.68 m /
Beam (width)2.14 m / 7 ft
Draft1.37 m / 4.6 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 218 kg / 481 lb
Maximum Displacement217 kg / 478 lb


Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)3.58
Comfort Ratio4.07
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)121.05
Sail Area to Displacement39.31
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement38.51 m²/T / 415 ft²/T
Downwind Sail Area to Displacement77.3 m²/T / 832 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL7.77 m / 25.6 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders1
Spreaders AngleSwept-back
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire continuous
Estimated Forestay Length6.02 m / 19.74 ft
Reported Sail Area13.94 m² / 150.00 ft²
Total Sail Area12.43 m² / 133.76 ft²
Upwind Sail Area13.95 m² / 150 ft²
Downwind Sail Area28 m² / 301 ft²
I19 ft * 5.78 m
J5.6 ft * 1.69 m
P19.5 ft * 5.92 m
E8.5 ft * 2.55 m

Engine Room

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