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Marlow Hunter 50 Furling mainsail is a Offshore cruising sailboat built by Marlow Hunter and designed by Hunter Design. Her first hull was built in 2011 with an overall lengh of 15.21 m or 49.11 ft long and a Deck stepped mast mast configuration.

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MARLOW HUNTER 50 FURLING MAINSAIL Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft15.21 m / 49.11 ft
Builder(s)Marlow Hunter
Designer(s)Hunter Design
BrandMarlow Hunter
VersionFurling mainsail
categoryOffshore cruising sailboat
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeMonohull
First Hull Built2011
Last Hull BuiltStill in production
AppendagesKeel wing keel
HelmTwin helm wheels
RudderSingle spade rudder
CockpitOpen aft cockpit
Ballast TypeCast iron
Rigging TypeSloop Marconi (in-mast furling mainsail) fractional
Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal757 L / 200 gal
Ballast Ratio0.38


Overall Length (LOA) 15.21 m / 49.11 ft
Hull Length14.58 m / 47.10 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)13.36 m / 43.10 ft
Beam (width)4.47 m / 14.8 ft
Draft1.68 m / 5.6 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 14884 kg / 32814 lb
Ballast Weight5670 kg / 12500 lb


Critical Hull Speed8.87 knots
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)177
Ballast Ratio0.38
Upwind Sail Area to Displacement17.83 m²/T / 192 ft²/T

Above Deck

Mast LayoutDeck stepped mast
Mast Height from DWL19.3 m / 63.4 ft
Rotating SparsNo
Number of Levels of Spreaders2
Spreaders AngleSwept-back (Bergström)
Spars ConstructionAluminum spars
Standing Rigging1x19 strand wire
Upwind Sail Area107.86 m² / 1161 ft²
I54.7 ft * 16.64 m
J16.6 ft * 5.03 m
P50.7 ft * 15.42 m
E23.10 ft * 7.24 m

Engine Room

Engine(s)1 inboard engine
Fuel typeDiesel
Fuel Tank Capacity568 L / 150 gal

Below Deck

Maximum Headroom6.10 ft * 2.06 m