Monday, March 14, 2011

Alnair II - Design 1386-C2

A while back we posted an article about design 1906 - Alnair IV. This design is the second designed by S&S for this same client. She was also built by Carlini. She was launched in 1960. Note she is designated as a C2 design meaning she is the sistership to the original.

The original was built in Germany by the Matthiessen & Paulson Shipyard, named Lady Linden (launched in 1959). Here is a simple statement from the designers about the design: This boat was designed to suit an owner who likes to cruise, yet plans to compete in various long distance races. We believe she meet those requirements.

And we even have a statement from the owner: "Lady Linden is a heavy boat and I've got her loaded pretty heavy, but she goes remarkably well in light air. In addition she is just as placid and docile in heavy air as she is in light."

There was also a third sister built to this design, named Almogavar. I can't tell from the files where she was built. There could be more.

Here are the plans.

Principal Dimensions
LOA 41'-6"
LWL 29'-6"
Beam 10'-9"
Draft 6'-4"
Displacement 22,885 lbs
Ballast 7,800 lbs
Sail Area 827 sq ft

1 comment:

  1. hello, I would like to confirm the weight of the ballast. It represents only 34% of the displacement, while many other S&S designs similar to this one are showing a ratio between 40% and 45% of total displacement.
    The boat is for sale and I was trying to clarify this doubt. Thanks