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PRECISION 18

PRECISION 18 built by Precision Boat Works (USA) and designed by Jim Taylor. Her first hull was built in 1984 with an overall lengh of 5.31 m or 17.42 ft long

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PRECISION 18 Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft5.31 m / 17.42 ft
Builder(s)Precision Boat Works
Designer(s)Jim Taylor
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeKeel/Cbrd.
Number of Hulls Built500
First Hull Built1984
Last Hull Built2019
Ballast TypeLead
Rigging TypeFractional Sloop
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Ballast Ratio31.82

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 5.31 m / 17.42 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)4.70 m / 15.42 ft
Beam (width)2.26 m / 7.42 ft
Draft1.30 m / 4.25 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 499 kg / 1100 lb
Maximum Displacement499 kg / 1100 lb
Ballast Weight159 kg / 350 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)2.88
Comfort Ratio7.35
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)133.93
Ballast Ratio31.82
Sail Area to Displacement21.81

Above Deck

Mast Height from DWL8.23 m / 27.00 ft
Estimated Forestay Length6.03 m / 19.78 ft
Reported Sail Area13.47 m² / 145.00 ft²
Total Sail Area12.52 m² / 134.75 ft²
Mainsail Area7.66 m² / 82.50 ft²
I19.00 ft * 5.79 m
J5.50 ft * 1.68 m
P20.00 ft * 6.10 m
E8.25 ft * 2.51 m
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