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SHEARWATER 45

SHEARWATER 45 built by Acheson Yachts (SA) and designed by Dudley Dix. Her first hull was built in 1990 with an overall lengh of 15.67 m or 51.42 ft long

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SHEARWATER 45 Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft15.67 m / 51.42 ft
Builder(s)Acheson Yachts
Designer(s)Dudley Dix
CountrySouth Africa
Hull TypeFin w/spade rudder
First Hull Built1990
Rigging TypeCutter
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal625 L / 165 gal
Ballast Ratio38

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 15.67 m / 51.42 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)11.41 m / 37.42 ft
Beam (width)3.99 m / 13.08 ft
Draft1.91 m / 6.25 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 12496 kg / 27550 lb
Maximum Displacement12496 kg / 27550 lb
Ballast Weight4749 kg / 10469 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.74
Comfort Ratio33.33
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)234.73
Ballast Ratio38
Sail Area to Displacement20.15

Above Deck

Reported Sail Area106.28 m² / 1144.00 ft²
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