Monday, August 9, 2010

Customer Request - Comparison of Revonoc/Theodora to Loon


We received the following request from one of our blog followers: May I suggest a design comparison (including polar plots) of Revonoc/Theodora with Loon, the design done for Dr. Pinchot?

We can't provide the polars as we just simply haven't run VPPs on these two boats but here is a brief comparison:Revonoc/Theodora (Design #602) versus Loon (Design #1623).
Year 1945 versus 1961
LOA 45'-3 1/2" versus 45'-5 1/2"
LWL 32'-0" versus 30'-3 1/8"
Beam 12'-0" versus 11'-0"
Draft 4'-4 3/4" versus 6'-5"
Note Revonoc with centerboard down 7'-2 1/2" draft
Displacement 25,100 lbs versus 25,000 lbs
Construction material: wood versus aluminum

Although at first blush there are certainly similarities in the profile of the boats, the most significant difference is centerboard versus fixed keel.


Revonoc General Arrangement

Loon General Arrangement

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