Monday, December 12, 2011

Design 2536 - Astral


Astral was just one of a series of large motorsailers built by Palmer Johnson Yachts of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. She is constructed of welded aluminum. Design work began on the project in late 1988 and she was launched in the spring of 1990.

Here's an article from Showboats International magazine from 1990. Please double click for zoom.


Here are the plans.


Principal Dimensions
LOA 115'-0"
LWL 88'-0"
Beam 25'-3"
Draft 10'-0"
Displacement 265,000 lbs
Ballast 70,000 lbs
Sail Area 4,292 sq ft
Fuel Oil Capacity 3,000 gals
Fresh Water Capacity 1,500 gals


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