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KELPIE 15 (MACWESTER) built by MacWester Marine Ltd. (UK) and designed by C.S.J. ROY. Her first hull was built in 1967 with an overall lengh of 4.55 m or 14.92 ft long

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KELPIE 15 (MACWESTER) Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft4.55 m / 14.92 ft
Builder(s)MacWester Marine Ltd.
Designer(s)C.S.J. ROY
CountryUnited Kingdom
Hull TypeLong keel w/trans. hung rudder
Number of Hulls Built300
First Hull Built1967
Last Hull Built1980
Rigging TypeFractional Sloop
Ballast Ratio56.25


Overall Length (LOA) 4.55 m / 14.92 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)3.81 m / 12.50 ft
Beam (width)1.68 m / 5.50 ft
Draft0.61 m / 2.00 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 363 kg / 800 lb
Maximum Displacement363 kg / 800 lb
Ballast Weight204 kg / 450 lb


Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)2.37
Comfort Ratio9.64
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)182.86
Ballast Ratio56.25
Sail Area to Displacement21.39

Above Deck

Reported Sail Area10.68 m² / 115.00 ft²
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