Friday, January 28, 2011

Design 1223 - Wayfarer

Described as being owned by "members of the Rockefeller family", this big ketch was designed in 1956. 37 sheets of plans were developed. She was constructed by Abeking & Rasmussen of Germany - one of the best and launched in 1957. Construction is of steel. She is designed to cruise 4 couples comfortably, plus crew.

The plans are nicely done.

A glimpse of her interior follows.

Principal Dimensions
LOA 94'-2"
LWL 67'-6"
Beam 20'-9"
Draft 9'-4"
Displacement 212,268 lbs

Here's a peek at her hull shape.

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