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Friday, May 6, 2011

Design 27 - Stormy Weather


This is clearly one of the favorites in our archives. This is most likely due to the fact that on numerous occasions Olin Stephens stated that this was his favorite Sparkman & Stephens design.

Stormy Weather was tank tested at the Stevens Institute in a swimming pool, even before the official towing tank was open. She was an improvement the Dorade design. Built by Henry Nevins of City Island, New York, she was launched in 1934.

Here are the plans.


Principal Dimensions
LOA 53'-11"
LWL 39'-9"
Beam 12'-6"
Draft 7'-11"
Displacement 44,800 lbs
Sail Area 1,332 sq ft


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