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WORLDCRUISER 50 built by Worldcruiser Yacht Co and designed by Bud Taplin. Her first hull was built in 1981 with an overall lengh of 16.97 m or 55.67 ft long

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WORLDCRUISER 50 Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft16.97 m / 55.67 ft
Builder(s)World Cruiser Yacht Company
Designer(s)Bud Taplin
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeLong keel w/rudder on skeg
Number of Hulls Built4
First Hull Built1981
Ballast TypeLead
Rigging Type2 Mst. Schooner
Freshwater Tank Capacity lt/gal757 L / 200 gal
Ballast Ratio40.63


Overall Length (LOA) 16.97 m / 55.67 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)10.46 m / 34.33 ft
Beam (width)3.96 m / 13.00 ft
Draft2.03 m / 6.67 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 14515 kg / 32000 lb
Maximum Displacement14515 kg / 32000 lb
Ballast Weight5897 kg / 13000 lb


Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)1.64
Comfort Ratio39.88
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)353.09
Ballast Ratio40.63
Sail Area to Displacement22.24

Above Deck

Mast Height from DWL18.29 m / 60.00 ft
Reported Sail Area129.60 m² / 1395.00 ft²

Below Deck

Maximum Headroom6.17 ft * 1.88 m
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