The Blue Angel - Technical Specifications

Length Overall 32' 9 1/2" (32' 6 1/2" in brochure)
Length Waterline 22' 4"
Beam 9' 3"
Draft 4' 6"
Total Displacement 10,300 Pounds (brochure) - 12,600 Pounds (other docs)
Ballast 4,250 Pounds
Displacement to Length Ratio 413
Sail area to Displacement Ratio 15.8
Ballast to Displacement Ratio 0.41
Sail Area 241 Sq. Ft.
100% foretriangle 196 Sq. Ft.
Total 437 Sq. Ft.
C.C.A. Rating 22.1
Stability Index 126 degrees
Designer Philip Rhodes
Build Date 1964, manufactured from 1962 through 1967
Manufacturer Pearson Yachts, Bristol R.I., USA
Hull Number #181, of 404
Configuration Sloop / Dinette
Auxiliary Atomic4
PHRF Ratings
SPIN/NONSPIN
228/231 (PHRF-NE ID: KGWFPP-2014, base:222, -3 LP, +9 Spin)
246 (BHIR 2009)
231/? (PHRF-NE 2008, base 222, +3 prop, +6 recreational)
231/? (PHRF-NE 2007, base 222)
243 (Pearson Info Site)
231/250 (ECSA, Spinnaker/Non-spinnaker, 2006-09)
250 (BHIR 2005)
216/226 (Port Arthur Yacht Club 2001-01-05)

From the Pearson Info Site these figures are available:

Designer    Rhodes   Main Area  243/268   Hull Speed  6.33
First Year    1963   For Tri    230/249   SA/D   16.0/17.5
Last Year     1967   I        37.5/40.6   D/L          415
LOA           32.7   J             12.3   BR           41%
LWL           22.3   P        33.0/35.0   L/B         3.53
Beam           9.3   E        14.7/15.3   LWL/B       2.41
Disp        10,300   Eng             A4   OR           32%
Draft          4.5   Fuel            21   CSF         1.70
Sail Area  472/517   Water           45   MCR         32.1
Ballast      4,250   # Built        404   M/F         1.06
                                          PHRF         243

The design ratios are explained in detail at the Dan Pfeiffer's Page. A local copy is also stored here.


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