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Monday, 9 January 2012
1950's Meteor Yacht Specifications
From a photocopy of a book which also includes a sketch of Meteor
L.W.L. 17ft 6in
Beam 6ft 5in
Draft 2ft 10in
Sail area 175 sq ft
This boat, designed by Arthur Robb, has a very large midship cockpit
which provides ample space for the crew when racing or for picnic
parties. There is a separate cockpit aft for the helmsman, the floor of
which is raised above the level of the forward cockpit.
The reynolds Tube aluminium alloy mast is rigged with only one shroud a
side and no crosstrees. The mast is stepped on the after end of the
The hull is clinker built and the short cuddy at the forward end of the
cockpit in the type "A" provides protection from rain and spray.
This is where the photocopy ends but I think there should be more detail. Can anyone identify the book from this passage?