SailNet Community - View Single Post - How fast is your boat?
View Single Post
post #1 of Old 08-07-2007 Thread Starter
dorourke
Senior Member
 
dorourke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 163
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 11
 
How fast is your boat?

I recently poasted a thread in the S2 forum about this. I got a couple of replies. I have an S2 8.0B, a 26 foot sloop with high aspect main. I want to know how fast your boat goes. I got mine to 7.2 knots average speed with main and 100% jib, I had following seas ans the wind was almost a steady 20 to 25 knots.

The square formula for the hull is only at 5.2 knots but I regulary sail over that, is that normal with other boats? I'm curious to hear what others say. I would also like to know the PHRF ratings of other sailboats as well.
dorourke is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome