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WATKINS 17

WATKINS 17 built by Watkins Yachts Inc. (USA) and designed by Watkins. Her first hull was built in 1975 with an overall lengh of 5.18 m or 17.00 ft long

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WATKINS 17 Sailboat Specifications​

Features

Overall Length (LOA) m / ft5.18 m / 17.00 ft
Builder(s)Watkins Yachts Inc.
Designer(s)Watkins
BrandWatkins
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeCenterboard (Trunk)
Number of Hulls Built100
First Hull Built1975
Last Hull Built1981
Ballast TypeLead
Rigging TypeFractional Sloop
UnsinkableNo
TrailerableNo
Ballast Ratio15.52

Dimensions

Overall Length (LOA) 5.18 m / 17.00 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)4.82 m / 15.83 ft
Beam (width)1.96 m / 6.42 ft
Draft1.07 m / 3.50 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 263 kg / 580 lb
Maximum Displacement263 kg / 580 lb
Ballast Weight41 kg / 90 lb

Performance

Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)3.08
Comfort Ratio4.65
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)65.27
Ballast Ratio15.52
Sail Area to Displacement33.41

Above Deck

Reported Sail Area13.47 m² / 145.00 ft²
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