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SAMOURAI MK1 built by CNSO (FRA) and designed by Michel Bigoin/Daniel Duvergie. Her first hull was built in 1968 with an overall lengh of 7.40 m or 24.28 ft long

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SAMOURAI MK1 Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft7.40 m / 24.28 ft
Builder(s)CNSO Constructions Nautique du Sud-Ouest
Designer(s)Michel Bigoin/Daniel Duvergie
Hull TypeFin with rudder on skeg
Number of Hulls Built800
First Hull Built1968
Last Hull Built1970
Ballast TypeIron
Rigging TypeMasthead Sloop
Ballast Ratio43.75


Overall Length (LOA) 7.40 m / 24.28 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)5.80 m / 19.03 ft
Beam (width)2.40 m / 7.87 ft
Draft1.20 m / 3.94 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 1600 kg / 3527 lb
Maximum Displacement1600 kg / 3527 lb
Ballast Weight700 kg / 1543 lb


Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)2.07
Comfort Ratio16.94
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)228.48
Ballast Ratio43.75
Sail Area to Displacement17.45

Above Deck

Estimated Forestay Length9.43 m / 30.93 ft
Reported Sail Area23.41 m² / 252.00 ft²
Total Sail Area23.41 m² / 251.98 ft²
Mainsail Area10.80 m² / 116.29 ft²
I29.53 ft * 9.00 m
J9.19 ft * 2.80 m
P26.25 ft * 8.00 m
E8.86 ft * 2.70 m
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