Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Design 1628 - Nova


Yesterday (see previous post) I made mention of Nova and how design #1718 was a further development of this design. Here she is. She is simply stunning and a very nice manageable size. Built by Driscoll of California, she was launched in 1961.


Here are the plans.


Here's a brief article.


And here she is today. A sister named Gamin was also built to this design.


Principal Dimensions
LOA 38'-11"
LWL 27'-4"
Beam 10'-0"
Draft 6'-0"
Displacement 18,800 lbs
Ballast 7,480 lbs
Sail Area 678 sq ft

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