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ZIP built by Brainard Boat Works/Zip Sloops Inc. (USA) and designed by Harold Brainard. Her first hull was built in 1933 with an overall lengh of 5.18 m or 17.00 ft long

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ZIP Sailboat Specifications​


Overall Length (LOA) m / ft5.18 m / 17.00 ft
Builder(s)Brainard Boat Works/Zip Sloops Inc.
Designer(s)Harold Brainard
CountryUnited States
Hull TypeFin Keel
Number of Hulls Built1000
First Hull Built1933
Rigging TypeFractional Sloop


Overall Length (LOA) 5.18 m / 17.00 ft
Waterline Length (LWL)4.88 m / 16.00 ft
Beam (width)1.83 m / 6.00 ft
Draft0.61 m / 2.00 ft
Light Displacement (MLC) 454 kg / 1000 lb
Maximum Displacement454 kg / 1000 lb


Capsize Screening Formula (CSF)2.40
Comfort Ratio8.71
Displacement-Length Ratio (DLR)108.99
Sail Area to Displacement20.84

Above Deck

Reported Sail Area12.08 m² / 130.00 ft²
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