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MERIT 23

MERIT 23 built by Merit Marine Inc. (USA) and designed by Paul Yates. Her first hull was built in 1984 with an overall lengh of 7.01 m or 23.00 ft long

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MERIT 23 Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft7.01 m / 23.00 ft
Builder(s)Merit Marine Inc.
Designer(s)Paul Yates
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeFin Keel
First Hull Built1984
Rigging TypeMasthead Sloop
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 7.01 m / 23.00 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)5.79 m / 19.00 ft
Beam (width)2.44 m / 8.00 ft
Draft1.43 m / 4.70 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 771 kg / 1700 lb
Maximum Displacement771 kg / 1700 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)2.68
Comfort Ratio8.15
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)110.65
Sail Area to Displacement23.64

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length8.31 m / 27.26 ft
Reported Sail Area19.51 m² / 210.00 ft²
Total Sail Area19.52 m² / 210.09 ft²
Mainsail Area8.97 m² / 96.57 ft²
I25.80 ft * 7.86 m
J8.80 ft * 2.68 m
P21.70 ft * 6.61 m
E8.90 ft * 2.71 m
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