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RA-18 built by Plasto GmbH. Her first hull was built in 1971 with an overall lengh of 5.45 m or 17.88 ft long

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RA-18 Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft5.45 m / 17.88 ft
Builder(s)Plasto GmbH
Hull TypeFin w/spade rudder
Number of Hulls Built200
First Hull Built1971
Last Hull Built1974
Rigging TypeMasthead Sloop
Ballast Ratio39.98


Overall Length (LOA) 5.45 m / 17.88 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)5.00 m / 16.40 ft
Beam (width)2.15 m / 7.05 ft
Draft1.00 m / 3.28 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 600 kg / 1323 lb
Maximum Displacement600 kg / 1323 lb
Ballast Weight240 kg / 529 lb


Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)2.57
Comfort Ratio9
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)133.9
Ballast Ratio39.98
Sail Area to Displacement21.42

Above Deck

Reported Sail Area14.96 m² / 161.00 ft²
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