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MERIT 25

MERIT 25 built by Merit Marine Inc. and designed by Paul Yates. Her first hull was built in 1978 with an overall lengh of 7.47 m or 24.50 ft long

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MERIT 25 Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft7.47 m / 24.50 ft
Builder(s)Merit Marine Inc.
Designer(s)Paul Yates
Hull TypeFin w/spade rudder
Number of Hulls Built780
First Hull Built1978
Rigging TypeFractional Sloop
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Ballast Ratio36.21

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 7.47 m / 24.50 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)6.10 m / 20.00 ft
Beam (width)2.44 m / 8.00 ft
Draft1.22 m / 4.00 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 1315 kg / 2900 lb
Maximum Displacement1315 kg / 2900 lb
Ballast Weight476 kg / 1050 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)2.25
Comfort Ratio13.15
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)161.83
Ballast Ratio36.21
Sail Area to Displacement21.85

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length9.24 m / 30.33 ft
Reported Sail Area25.73 m² / 277.00 ft²
Total Sail Area25.58 m² / 275.36 ft²
Mainsail Area12.68 m² / 136.50 ft²
I28.75 ft * 8.76 m
J9.66 ft * 2.94 m
P28.00 ft * 8.53 m
E9.75 ft * 2.97 m
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